The Effect If The Excess Hormone Dopamine?
What happens if the excess hormone dopamine?
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Dopamine is a type of neurotransmitter that is useful in conveying chemical information between nerve cells. Dopamine mainly functions in regulating pleasure, motivation, concentration, memory, ability to solve problems, and control of pain. Not only that, dopamine also regulates a variety of physical functions, such as heart rate, pulse of blood vessels, kidney function, hormone production, sleep patterns, nausea and vomiting, as well as balance and coordination
Excess dopamine can be dangerous for the body. Psychologically, excess dopamine can make you experience euphoria (excessive pleasure), aggressiveness (careless behavior, without wise thought), and increased sexual desire that is difficult to form. It could also, excess dopamine will cause you to experience a variety of psychotic symptoms, which can lead to schizophrenia. Many factors can cause dopamine levels in the body to increase, for example due to drug abuse, genetic makeup, and many other triggers.
People with symptoms of excess dopamine, especially when showing symptoms leading to psychiatric disorders, need further treatment by a doctor or psychiatrist.
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