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Neurotransmitters

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Stimulates skeletal muscle contraction. Released in neuromuscular junction. Acetylcholine (ACH)
Increases heart rate, blood pressure, respiratory rate and triggers fight or flight response. Norepinephrine (EPI)
Released during and after exercise and gives off a euphoric high. Called a "natural high" or "runner's high". Can induce pleasure from eating. Endorphins or Enkephalins
Inhibitory neurotransmitter. Heavily associated with reward mechanisms in this Brain. Lack of this can lead to depression and Parkinson's. Increase of this can lead to schizophrenia. Drugs might heavily increase these levels. Dopamine
Inhibitory neurotransmitter involved with emotion, mood and perception. Lack of these can cause OCD, anger disorders, Suicide and Depression. Serotonin.
Created by: boakes