noradrenaline

noun
nor·​adren·​a·​line | \ ˌnȯr-ə-ˈdre-nᵊl-ən How to pronounce noradrenaline (audio) \
variants: or less commonly noradrenalin

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Recent Examples on the Web Their loss from excessive noradrenaline could be causing this to happen prematurely, the team suggest. Katie Hunt, CNN, "Link between stress and hair turning prematurely gray revealed in animal study," 22 Jan. 2020 Typically, a person's blood pressure lowers on its own while sleeping and rises a few hours before waking due to a rush of hormones such as adrenaline and noradrenaline being released. Joshua Bote, USA TODAY, "Taking blood pressure medicine at this time of day may 'significantly' cut stroke, heart attack risk," 23 Oct. 2019 Levophed is basically an injection of noradrenaline, which counters the symptoms created by excess adrenaline. Ryan Prior, CNN, "This college dropout was bedridden for 11 years. Then he invented a surgery and cured himself," 27 July 2019 Levophed is basically an injection of noradrenaline, which counters the symptoms created by excess adrenaline. Cnn.com Wire Service, The Mercury News, "This college dropout was bedridden for 11 years. Then he invented a surgery and cured himself," 27 July 2019 That's when your sympathetic nervous system triggers your brain to release of a bunch of hormones, including adrenaline and noradrenaline, that rev your body up. Stephanie Dolgoff, Good Housekeeping, "Is It an Anxiety Attack or a Panic Attack? Here’s How to Know, According to Experts," 14 June 2019 Gmyrek also points to data that suggests highly stressful lifestyles increase adrenaline and noradrenaline hormones, which have been associated with producing cellulite. April Franzino, Good Housekeeping, "Is It Possible to Get Rid of Cellulite? Here's What Dermatologists Say," 24 May 2019 Up to this point, scientists thought dopamine was nothing more than raw material for making noradrenaline. Denise Gellene, BostonGlobe.com, "Arvid Carlsson, 95; discovered a treatment for Parkinson’s," 2 July 2018 Up to this point, scientists thought dopamine was nothing more than raw material for making noradrenaline. Denise Gellene, BostonGlobe.com, "Arvid Carlsson, 95; discovered a treatment for Parkinson’s," 2 July 2018

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1932, in the meaning defined above

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“Noradrenaline.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/noradrenaline. Accessed 9 Aug. 2020.

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noradrenaline

noun
nor·​adren·​a·​line
variants: also noradrenalin \ ˌnȯr-​ə-​ˈdren-​ᵊl-​ən How to pronounce noradrenalin (audio) \

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