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  • n. Plural form of neuropeptide.


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  • This may cause the trigeminal nerve to release substances called neuropeptides, which cause blood vessels to become dilated and inflamed.

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  • Your immune system, your heart, your gut, and your endocrine system all operate intelligently—independently and interdependently—through messenger molecules called neuropeptides.

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  • Each thought, feeling, desire, attitude, instinct, or drive you have affects your nervous system through all it ` s organs and tissues by a group of chemicals called neuropeptides in the brain. - Business News

  • If you have fearful, greedy, or self-doubting thoughts, the brain also produces chemicals called neuropeptides that the body responds to in a comparable way.

  • On a physical level, emotions don't happen in your head, they are actually felt throughout your body as molecules called neuropeptides attach themselves onto cellular receptors that are located in every body part.

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  • 64 These processes are the result of increases in “messenger” chemicals called neuropeptides, which microbiologist Candace Pert calls “molecules of emotion” in her book by that title.

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  • Some believe that a deeper understanding of brain chemistry will provide the answers; perhaps consciousness resides in the action of neuropeptides.

    Peter Baksa: Does Our Consciousness Actually Create Our Life Situation?

  • "The same neuropeptides that are found in our brain are also found in our stomachs."

    Rozanne Gold: Chopra and Vongerichten Talk Food

  • You see, we are in a battle with our neuropeptides -- the chemicals that come spilling out of the hypothalamus when we feel threatened, or excited or overwhelmed with fear or with love.

    Daniel Donahoo: Social Media and Anxiety

  • My own training is in the field of neuroendocrinology and I really became very fascinated many years ago with the molecules of emotion, molecules that we call neuropeptides.

    Deepak Chopra: Interview with Alva Noe, Ph.D.


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