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Cannabidiol could have rapid-acting antidepressant-like effects


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Exciting & Calming Your Brain: GABA & Glutamate in Fibromyalgia/ME/CFS

Glutamate can become what's called an "exitotoxin," meaning that it appears to excite neurons until they die, In FMS, research shows abnormally high levels of glutamate in a part of the brain called the insula or insular cortex. Researchers went looking there because that area is highly involved in pain and emotion, which are key components of the condition. In ME/CFS, some researchers hypothesize that glutamate function is low, which means the brain isn't getting enough stimulatio


Very true...I use to get muscle spasms and insomnia whenever I drank 7-up.


Structural States of a Brain Receptor Revealed - - Structure of the glutamate receptor, showing the part where glutamate binds outside the cell and the part that spans the cell membrane (between the dotted lines). Image Credit Subrama


Depressed females have over-active glutamate receptor gene.


Activation of glutamate receptors, gives insights into the thinking

Excitotoxins, MSG, and the Food Industry’s Dirty Little Secret


Addictions can be substance-related (alcohol, opioids, tobacco) or behavioural (gambling, kleptomania, eating disorders), and when seen in clinic are often a secondary complaint. Addictions can be characterised as an inability to limit the use of a substance or activity, having cravings for these things, an increased tolerance to the abused substance, feelings of withdrawal when attempting to stop, and the substance or activity impairing work and or social responsibility. All of this often…

Structure and organization of heteromeric AMPA-type glutamate receptors | Science