Neurotransmitter #4: Norepinephrine
The Brain’s Messengers
This post is number 4 of our series on neurotransmitters. We continue to explore the nature of these fascinating substances and how our brain uses them to guide our bodies and minds. We also learn about how imbalanced and misdirected neurotransmitters can make life painful, and what can be done to help. Today, we’re looking at norepinephrine.
What is Norepinephrine?
Norepinephrine is a chemical signal made in the adrenal medulla, a portion of the adrenal glands. Norepinephrine has a sibling, epinephrine, that also goes by the name adrenaline