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Everything you need to know about chemical imbalances in the brain

A chemical imbalance in the brain occurs when a person has either too little or too much of certain neurotransmitters. Neurotransmitters are the chemical messengers that pass information between nerve cells. Examples of neurotransmitters include serotonin, dopamine, and norepinephrine. People sometimes call serotonin and dopamine the “happy hormones” because of the…

Single Energy Drink Can Cause Potentially Harmful Spikes in Blood Pressure: Study

Consuming just one energy drink can cause blood pressure and stress hormone levels to spike, according to a study of young, healthy adults. The study found young adults who consumed one 16-ounce can of Rockstar Punched experienced a 74 percent increase in blood levels of the stress hormone norepinephrine,HealthDay reports.…