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- n. Plural form of neurosteroid.
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And why estrogen and progesterone are classified as neurosteroids.
In particular, PTSD patients had lower levels of neurosteroids in their brains than those who were normal.
Neither of these discoveries is going to cure PTSD, but they are examples of how new technology (how to easily measure neurosteroids in the brain and cheaper and easier brain scans) has made it possible to isolate the physical factors operating in PTSD patients.
GABA / Benzodiazepine receptor pharmacology, stress, neurosteroids and epilepsy movement disorders, pain and inflammation, development of herbal psychotropics etc.
Researchers already knew that people with PTSD show changes in their neurosteroids, which are brain chemicals thought to play a role in how the body responds to stress.