Effects Of Neurotransmitters On The Brain

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Neurotransmitters are chemicals from the brain being sent out to communicate information throughout the whole human body system. These neurotransmitters are what keeps your heart beating and your lungs breathing. The brain uses theses neurotransmitters to even produce emotion. There are two types of neurotransmitters, inhibitory and excitatory. Excitatory is not what it seems, it is actually what stimulates the brain and is overactive. Whereas inhibitory neurotransmitters are mood related and can be depleted. When diagnosed with a certain excitatory neurotransmitter we know that this neurotransmitter is a stimulates the brain, sending signals to the human body systems. Acetylcholine has a role in arousal, selective attention, sleep, and memory.

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