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  1. Has anyone had success with orthomolecular treatment?
    ... adrenolution hypothesis fit in with this? What about the dopamine and glutamate hypothesis? Are these all connected...
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  2. Anyone on Quetiapine or have tried it?
    ... Things like that for sure... It basically effects dopamine in the brain, its a neurotransmitter; thats what they ... say it does anyways... And dopamine is what controls alot of things in the brain... I...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Seroquel dopamine

  3. Whats Wrong With Me?
    ... Psychotic especially) If you haven't already, look up DOPAMINE ... If you have too much DOPAMINE in your brain, you...
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  4. Dopamine
    ... Do all anti-psychotics work by blocking dopamine to the neurotransmitters? Are there any other types ... I could try? dopamine is related to creativity. I would rather not lose...
    ... It is the typical psychotics that primarily block dopamine , so they cause more problems with movement....
    Medications also discussed in this post: Zoloft dopamine

  5. I think I'm schizophrenic
    ... just a side effect. Most antipsychotics decrease dopamine levels in the brain to reduce hallucinations. This...
    ... just a side effect. Most antipsychotics decrease dopamine levels in the brain to reduce hallucinations. This...
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  6. reproductively challenged as consequence of meds
    ... antiphschotics used to treat schitzophrenis are esentially Dopamine inhibitors and as a result elevate levels of prolactin...
    ... antiphschotics used to treat schitzophrenis are esentially Dopamine inhibitors and as a result elevate levels of prolactin...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Zyprexa dopamine Risperdal

  7. Do you get scared?
    ... ,fustration but then low sex drive, take away dopamine less paranoia , delusions, less edge, but then less...
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  8. schizo-obsessive disorder
    ... complex, especially in regard to the serotonin and dopamine systems.3 Today controversy centers on whether there...
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  9. Schizophrenia and Autism?
    ... originate. Since the basal ganglia is a central hub of the dopamine network, and schizophrenia is proposed to be due to ... an excess of dopamine , it's quite possible that there's similarities in...
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  10. GREAT Article
    ... malfunctions: with schizophrenia, it's an excess of dopamine ; with Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, it's a deficit...
    ... malfunctions: with schizophrenia, it's an excess of dopamine ; with Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, it's a deficit...
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  11. Wanting some insight about schizophrenia..
    ... and hallucinations are the result. There's also the dopamine hypothesis which predicts that their is an imbalance ... in dopamine transmissions, which is somehow linked to the previous ... auditorial and visual hallucinations), and deficient dopamine transmission is responsible for negative symptoms...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Abilify dopamine

  12. Hey BarkingShark
    ... find it interesting in talking about serotonin and dopamine . So that leaves you, barkingshark. The serotonin, ... dopamine , and gaba stories must continue a few more posts so ... assume you do not use gaba because it decreases your dopamine levels? Is that true?...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Prozac Risperdal Zoloft dopamine

  13. Risperdal?
    ... One thing you have to remember when you take a dopamine agonist (antipsychotic) is to never miss your regular...
    ... especially 4-5 years). I'm also interested in that dopamine agonist and antagonist stuff. I looked up some info...
    ... feel less pleasure because of it's action of blocking dopamine . That is the main reason people with Schizophrenia...
    ... But you talk about the antipsychotic drugs blocking dopamine and many also block serotonin it seems as well (particularl ... depression and anxiety, how can that be if the blocking of dopamine takes away pleasure and patients are feeling bland...
    ... don't know how much truth there is to that. When Dopamine is blocked only certain areas of the brain respond ... fore parts of the brain. Gaba controls the release of Dopamine in the brain and sometimes it is all some people need ... who do have excess Dopamine to control their symptoms. Gaba is sold at the health ... return and it needs to be taken again. It is when Dopamine is lowered that a person feels less pleasure. But...
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  14. chemical lobotomy?
    ... chemically or otherwise. Thorazine is simply a dopamine agonist used to treat Schizophrenia. It is not used...
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  15. seeing things
    ... every year once a person reachs 35 or 40 years old, Dopamine cells begin die off in the brain, and that happens ... is normal or Schizophrenic or Bipolar. It is excess Dopamine which causes the hallucinations and delusions in all...
    ... every year once a person reachs 35 or 40 years old, Dopamine cells begin die off in the brain, and that happens ... is normal or Schizophrenic or Bipolar. It is excess Dopamine which causes the hallucinations and delusions in all...
    ... And NOTHING stops it other than medicines known as Dopamine Agonists, AKA antipsychotics. Too many people go on...
    Medications also discussed in this post: dopamine Abilify Risperdal Seroquel Zyprexa geodon

  16. anti-psychotics
    ... considered to be a powerful antidepressant as well a Dopamine Agonist. Some people have a lot of side effects from ... meds (for that matter) because they block more than Dopamine D2 receptors (which is why they can be very effective...
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  17. I have a disease called schizophrenia... so what?
    ... I believe it all has to do with overproduction of dopamine , or am I wrong? Sometimes I get to thinking that...
    ... you're right about dopamine levels being higher in people with schizophrenia, ... the anti-psychotic medication works on the dopamine receptors. Blocking them. something I think is ... interesting is that taking cocaine increases the level of dopamine in the brain, similar to a brain in psychosis (imagine...
    ... schizophrenic medication(abilify) works by acting a dopamine receptor that pretends to be dopamine when there is ... a lack of dopamine transmission(negative symptoms) and to block the transmissi ... on of too much dopamine , which is associated with positive symptoms. So it...
    ... I believe it all has to do with overproduction of dopamine , or am I wrong? Sometimes I get to thinking that...
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  18. Am I Schizophrenic?
    ... Schizophrenia has a lot to do with the dopamine in one's brain. I don't think that anti-depressants ... like Paxil or Lexapro mess with dopamine , so there isn't a reason for me to think that schizophrenia...
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  19. internal voices
    ... early so I don't hear or see things that arent there. Dopamine is important to the brain I'm sure but too much of ... problems. I suggest having a med that decreases the dopamine slightly therefore leveling out your brain and balancing...
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  20. I don't know what to think. . .
    ... creativity...you either could have a problem with dopamine or something else...I dunno....
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  21. Help Anyone?
    ... do not know if i am schizophrenic, bipolar, have a dopamine sensitivity, or just severe ocd with psychotic symptoms...
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  22. some questions
    ... how I got it. We think it's because I had too much dopamine production in my brain. I am on abilify as well and...
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  23. MTS' Super Vitamin Shake ;)
    ... henylalanine. This is a precursor to the norepinephrine and dopamine neurotransmitters, both ofwhich increased amounts ... Ritalin, speed, cocaïne, etc. work by increasing dopamine . Haldol, an antipsychotic, actually does little else ... than decrease dopamine . So stay clear of it. - Strattera, Cymbalta, Effexor...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Amphetamine Effexor Folic Ritalin Strattera Valium Xanax Cymbalta haldol dopamine Benzodiazepine

  24. Schizophrenia And Religion
    ... thoughts does not mean that there was a disease, or that dopamine was normalized. It is an illness of some sort...
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  25. Can schizophrenia or the medication you take for it suppress the immune system?
    ... neuroleptics. They came up with some ideas such as the dopamine hypothesis, however none of them were proven. This ... unabashadly proclaiming that schizophrenia is the result of dopamine or some other chemical imbalance. Yes, if it is...
    ... reasons. 1) The chemical or biological change ( dopamine ) is a RESULT not a cause of the linguistically defined...
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  26. Alien inhabiting my body

  27. CLozapine, is it worth the hassle?
    ... like most anti-psychotics, work by binding to the dopamine receptor sites in the neuron pathways. Anti-depressants ... the re-uptake of serotonin by the brain cells. The dopamine blocking action of the anti-psychotics cuts off or ... anti-psychotics is that there is an imbalance in the dopamine levels. They propose there is too much dopamine in ... Therefore, if you block the transfer of this "excess" dopamine at the dopamine receptor sites you will help the person ... prove the theory of the "chemical imbalance" model. Dopamine eventually breaks down into different components called ... Homovanillic acid (HVA) is a major metabolite of dopamine , and it is a measure of dopamine turnover in the brain ... than normal people if schizophrenics have too much dopamine . However, that has not been proven. On the contray ... emotionally flat. This is because the binding is to the dopamine receptor sites in the neuron pathways to the frontal...
    ... activity at a broad range of receptors outside the dopamine (DA) system. Of particular interest is clozapine's...
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  28. Taking meds versus not taking meds
    ... that his brain doesn't automatically readjust the dopamine or serotonin levels that the drug was affecting. ...
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  29. The CIA and FBI
    ... complex defense mechanisms. To flood the brain with dopamine receptor blocking drugs does not address the root...
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