Dopamine is a neurotransmitter that controls our brain's reward and pleasure centre. It can help us:
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Dopamine is an important chemical messenger that plays several important roles in the brain and body:
They are generally well regulated by the body, but there are a few diet and lifestyle changes you can make to boost your levels naturally:
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It is essential for mood, digestion, sleep, brain function, and circadian rhythm. It seems to be “involved in everything but responsible for nothing”: Low serotonin has been noted in depression, but increasing serotonin levels in depressed people doesn’t reliably work.
Up to 90% of your body’s serotonin is produced in the gut where it can act as a hormone or a neurotransmitter. This means that you can make yourself happier by eating better.
Oxytocin promotes bonding & trust, and it is particularly active during childbirth where it stimulates contractions. As a neurotransmitter it helps regulating stress responses & calm the nervous system.
Higher blood oxytocin levels have been linked to greater perceived love, responsiveness, and gratitude in couples.
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