Albeit also happens when you experience chronic stress. Chronic stress is that kind of stress that just does not seem to go away.
This triggers a very similar stress response, which results in continued changes of the body. This could be such as a suppressed immune system, a digestive track that is faulty, some tunnel vision, dread and anxiety. So, when your stressed for long periods of time, this negativity affects your ability to relax. To enjoy and to exist in experiences. It also greatly impacts your health in more ways than you might Immediately expect or like.
Dopamine makes us more driven and focused. This is only on the thing that is causing stress however. This reduces activity across our brain so that we are most tightly focused on specific thoughts, emotions , ideas and inputs.
Stress can also dampen your ability to impress or undermine/influence others. This is because stress is a sign that you are nervous and afraid. If you show these signs in front of a competition it will show that they will be the alpha to your beta. Also, if you are anxious when approaching a potential mate, it shows that you are out of their league, and not in the right way. That they are too good for you. This is because you are perceiving and showing that to be the case.
As you can see the ability to control you stress response is a fantastic asset that can help you to focus more when need be. To run faster, to fight harder or just to feel completely confident in your own skin, In stressful situations.
Conversely, other neurotransmitters can be released in response to pleasure, exercise, sunlight, tiredness, darkness, excitement and more. And these all affect our mood and ability to focus in other ways.
Serotonin is the neurotransmitter that we think of as the happiness hormone. This is what makes us feel content and happy and also has a range of other roles such as suppressing pain, decreasing appetite by the production of lepton.
Melatonin is the neurotransmitter that makes us tired and sleepy. GABA is an inhibitory neurotransmitter that reduces activity in the brain and can thereby suppress stress and encourage sleep.
Dopamine is essentially a neurotransmitter that is related to goal oriented behavior. It makes you more focused and increases memory among other things. Acetylcholine is one of the principle excitatory neurotransmitters and can also play an important role in memory.
Nitric Oxide is a vasodilator and helps get more blood to the brain, and muscles. It also activates neurons that aren’t directly connected and thus has an important role in helping us wake up in the morning.
Testosterone is the mail hormone, this is linked to aggressive thoughts and behaviors as well as drive and confidence. While, estrogen is the female hormone and can have a big impact on mood.
Cortisol is the stress hormone and makes us more alert , while creating feelings of dread. This can also make us hungrier and is linked with another hormone/neurotransmitter called ghrelin
Substance P is the neurotransmitter related to the transmission of pain. Recent research says it is related to anger. Oxytocin, also called the love hormone , makes us more agreeable and Creates feelings of love , connection and bonding.
Glutamate is another neurotransmitter that is excitatory and exists in vast quantities compared to any other neurotransmitter. Anandamide is the bliss neurotransmitter and stimulates creative thinking.
Once again these neurotransmitters are released in response to our experiences and thoughts. In short your happiness, productivity, creativity, attractiveness, relationships and much more are all responsible for different quantities of these various neurotransmitters.
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