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Dopamine

Dopamine is a chemical naturally produced in the body.

In the brain, dopamine functions as a neurotransmitter, activating dopamine receptors.

Dopamine can be supplied as a medication that acts on the sympathetic nervous system, producing effects such as increased heart rate and blood pressure.

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