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Medical Causes you to awaken

  1. Dec 15, 2006 #1
    I want to know which hormone is responsible for waking you up. I think it's Seritonin cause it activates the brain and neurons. I thought it was produced in the Pineal Gland but that's Melatonin. Seritonin does a slight ly different role than Noeradrenaline that arouses us all of a sudden and gices an extra boost of energy right?
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    Well, as someone with a seratonin imbalance and no noticeable sleep difficulties, I'm sayin' keep lookin'.
  4. Dec 16, 2006 #3


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    I think it is more external stimuli, isn't it?
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    Sure that's a factor, but there is an section in the brain that tells you it's time to wake up.
  6. Dec 16, 2006 #5
    Yes there's a chemical that causes us to stay awake.
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