2-Minute Neuroscience: Norepinephrine

Norepinephrine, also known as noradrenaline, is a monoamine neurotransmitter, a term that refers its chemical structure and the fact that it’s derived from an amino acid. It is also a catecholamine, a term that again refers to its chemical structure and the fact that it contains a catechol nucleus. Norepinephrine also functions as a hormone….

What you can do to keep your brain healthy

[Music] What can you do to keep your brain healthy? We all know high cholesterol isn’t good for our body, along with high blood pressure and being overweight. But what you might not know, is that not only can these health concerns shorten the life of your body, they can affect your brain function. The…

How Your Heart Actually Controls Your Emotions

Usually we think the brain is in charge, not the heart, but in Soviet Russia, heartbeat controls YOU. Actually. That’s misleading… your heartbeat can control you all the time, regardless of your sociopolitical system or country of origin. Hey heart-beaters, Trace here for Dnews. You probably know that the way you feel can affect your…

Good Question: Why Do We Get Headaches?

UNFORTUNATELY THEY HAPPEN TO ALL OF US, FOR ONE IN 20 PEOPLE, HEADACHES HAD HAPPEN EVERY DAY. KOBE FROM FARMINGTON HAD ONE THIS MORNING. TELL ME ABOUT YOUR HEADACHES. IT’S LIKE LIGHTNING GOING THROUGH YOUR EYEBALL. I WOULD NEVER WISH IT ON MY WORST ENEMY. REPORTER: WHEN I SAY MY BRAIN HURTS, THAT’S NOT TRUE….

5 Strange Reasons You Have a Headache

5 Strange Reasons You Have a Headache. Millions of Americans suffer from debilitating headaches. According to Mayo Clinic, a primary headache is caused by “problems with or over activity of pain-sensitive structures in your head.” But there are also lesser-known, even strange causes of headaches. Below is a list of some of the weirder headache…