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Parkinson's disease
Dopamine is a neurotransmitter secreted by neurons.
The axons of the neurons extend throughout the frontal cortex, brain stem and spinal cord.
They are important in control of muscular movements and also linked with emotional
responses.
In Parkinson's disease, dopamine secreting neurones in the basal ganglia die, leading…

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Treatment for depression
In treating the symptoms the drug selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) is used. It
inhibits the uptake of serotonin from synaptic cleft.
SSRIs increase the extracellular level of the neurotransmitter serotonin by inhibiting its
reuptake into the presynaptic cell, increasing the level of serotonin available to bind…

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