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The Significance Of LSD To The Brain

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In terms of LSD’s biological and chemical significance, scientists always look to the brain. In neurology, its significance is this drug’s serotonin-blocking capabilities, as well as dopamine increasing capacities; two naturally produced hormones. This phenomenon works as follows. Neurotransmitters are like keys to the locks, or receptors, which allows the brain to process or exchange information. LSD has an uncanny resemblance/structure of several of these neurotransmitters, most notably (as stated previously) serotonin and dopamine. Therefore, whenever this drug is ingested or consumed, it has the unique ability to unlock serotonin and dopamine receptors, thus telling the body to produce said hormones. Because there is now a surplus of these
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