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Re: How to decrease NE ?

Posted by SLS on January 2, 2009, at 7:05:13

In reply to Re: How to decrease NE ? mav27, posted by SLS on January 2, 2009, at 6:43:40

I forgot to mention that clonidine seems to be specific for certain areas of the brain. It binds to a subtype of NE-alpha that is expressed in the vasomotor center in the brainstem. This is how the drug works to reduce sympathetic tone and thus reduce blood pressure and heart rate peripherally. I don't know anything more about clonidine to know if it would be ideal for accomplishing your goal. My guess is that it wouldn't.


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