How Do Neurotransmitters Affect Our Lives

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In this report I’m going to be telling you about how neurotransmitters affect our lives and the people around us. I’m also going to be explaining what these things called neurotransmitters are, the different type of neurotransmitters we have and what they do. Also what would happen to our body if we have too many or too little amounts of neurotransmitters and how illegal and legal drugs affect the functioning of neurotransmitters? Neurotransmitters are a chemical substance which is released at the end of a nerve strand by the entrance of a nerve impulse and by spreading across the synapse. It effects the transfer of the impulse to another nerve strand, a muscle strand, or another structure. They lead signals between nerve cells, called “neurons.” Neurotransmitters are chemicals that live inside brain cells. The brain uses neurotransmitters to tell your heart to beat, your lungs to breathe, and your stomach to digest. They can also affect mood, sleep, concentration, weight, and can cause contrary symptoms when they are out of stability. There are many different types of neurotransmitters. But these are the important ones.  Serotonin is the aids in the spread of messages in the brain and the body. It plays a big role in regulation of mood, appetite, memory and learning. A lack of serotonin may result in low self-esteem, depression and aggression.  Melatonin is controlling when you wake up and your sleeping cycle.  Epinephrine gets the body moving in situations that require instant action, such as those involving fear or danger.  Endorphins are chemical groups that are produced by the hypophysis and the hypothalamus. The hypophysis releases beta-endorphin in the blood stream and the bone marrow. This neurotransmitter is usually formed by vertebrates in the case of energetic exercise, excitement or orgasm. Dopamine is a simple organic chemical in the
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