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This is where brain chemicals such as dopamine or endorphins come into play.Christianity Today (2000) Times, Sunday Times (2007) The Sun (2008)
It strips your brain of dopamine and messes you up.Times, Sunday Times (2010) The Sun (2009)
The cause is unknown but it is thought to be due to an imbalance of the chemical dopamine in the brain.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
It is caused by a lack of dopamine, the chemical that controls movement.The Sun (2008) The Sun (2014)
Studies have shown that small amounts of alcohol can increase the release of dopamine in the brain which is linked to positive feelings.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
People whose enzymes work slowly find it harder to handle stress because their enzymes cannot clear the dopamine and their brains become overwhelmed.Times, Sunday Times (2013) Times, Sunday Times (2008) The Times Literary Supplement (2010) The Sun (2008)
While these are stimulants, they have a paradoxically calming and focusing effect by boosting dopamine and serotonin.Times, Sunday Times (2015) Times, Sunday Times (2008)
The condition is caused by a lack of dopamine - a chemical that sends messages to the brain to control movement.The Sun (2008)
The samples are tested for dopamine, serotonin and oxytocin to assess how they handle risky and emotional situations and deal with empathy.The Sun (2016)
Parkinson's is caused by a lack of dopamine, a chemical essential for movement.The Sun (2008) The Sun (2015)
Parkinson's is caused when a person doesn't have enough of a chemical called dopamine in the brain.The Sun (2011)
But when you are driving a car, the dopamine and the serotonin and all the fun drugs that normally course through your body just dry up.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
Cheese contains an amino acid that makes us feel contented, while the fat makes our brains produce extra dopamine, which makes us feel happy.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
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