Behavioral and Mental Health

Neurotransmitters and Their Functions

Neurotransmitters and their functions have a huge impact on our feelings, our thinking, and our perceptions. It is vital to understand how these neurotransmitters react with on another and drugs and medications.

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Benzodiazepines, Alcohol, and GABA

Benzodiazepines ensnare many individuals looking for relief from anxiety. While benzos may have their place in medical treatment, recovered alcoholics need to be especially careful before taking any benzodiazepine, so as not to fall victim to relapse.

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Craving Control IS Possible

Addiction treatment that focuses on resolving an individual’s neurochemical imbalance (s) helps the person attain craving control, eliminating cravings.

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Neurotransmitter Imbalance
A neurotransmitter imbalance is often at the heart of various cases of alcoholism and drug addiction. What is a neurotransmitter imbalance? A... read more
GABA Neurotransmitter
The GABA neurotransmitter system plays a vital role in our lives. Found throughout various parts of the brain, the GABA neurotransmitter system is a... read more
What is GABA
What is GABA? GABA is one type of neurotransmitter found in the brain. GABA neurotransmitters are neurochemical messengers that affect both... read more