|Acetylcholine (ACH)|| |
Enables muscle action, learning, & memory. Undersply of production causes Alzheimer's.
Influences movement, learning, attention, and emotion. Excess= schizophrenia. Not Enough= Parkinson's.
Affects mood, hunger, sleep, and arousal. Not enough=depression. Prozac raises levels of this.
Helps control alertness and arousal. Not enough= slight depression.
|GABA||A major inhibitory neurotransmitter. Not enough=seizures, tremors, and insomnia.|
|Glutamate||A major excitatory neurotransmitter; involved in memory. Excess=migraines, seizures. (NO MSG)|
|Endorphins||The brain's neurotransmitter that are similar to morphine. Natural opiates that are released in response to pain and vigorous exercise. (Runner's high). Morphine mimics endorphins.|
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