Neurotransmitter

Science / Psychiatry / Neurotransmitter: (nur-o-trans-mit-er) Molecules that carry chemical messages between nerve cells. Neurotransmitters are released from neurons, diffuse across the minute space between cells (synaptic cleft), and bind to receptors located on post-synaptic neuronal surfaces.

Neurotransmitters

Science / Biology / Neurotransmitters: Chemicals released from the tip of an axon into the synaptic cleft when a nerve impulse arrives; may stimulate or inhibit the next neuron. The chemical that crosses the synaptic cleft and causes the t MORE

Topical Muscle Relaxers (TMRs)

Health / Vitamins / Topical Muscle Relaxers (TMRs): Compounds supposedly working on the neurotransmitters responsible for muscle contraction, their action is directed from the exterior towards the interior of the derma, improving the appearance of wrin MORE

Endorphin

Health / Vitamins / Endorphin: A neurotransmitter-like substance that reduces pain. MORE

Dmae

Health / Vitamins / Dmae: Full chemical name is dimethyl-amino-ethanol, natural substance facilitating the synthesis of a neurotransmitter, acetylcholine, and of phosphatidylcholine, essential component of cell membranes, used MORE

Gamma Amino Butyric Acid (GABA)

Health / Vitamins / Gamma Amino Butyric Acid (GABA): Amino acid classified as an important inhibitory neurotransmitter, stimulating relaxation and sleep, ensures balance between excitation and inhibition, stimulates the Human Growth Hormone, anti-aging MORE

Antagonist

Health / Fitness / Antagonist: Muscle that counteracts the agonist, lengthening when the agonist muscle contracts. MORE

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