Euphoria - Frequently Asked Questions

Dr. Lakshmi Venkataraman
Medically Reviewed by Dr. Lakshmi Venkataraman, MD
Last Updated on Feb 09, 2018
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Frequently Asked Questions

1. Which doctor should I see for Euphoria?

You should see a psychiatrist for evaluation of euphoria.

2. What should I do if I’m addicted to drugs and want to kick the habit?

You should seek help from a de-addiction center at a hospital. All major city-hospitals have this facility nowadays.

3. Is euphoria a serious condition?

Euphoria may not seem to be serious as such, but the underlying condition may be serious. Therefore, proper evaluation is recommended.

4. How does euphoria occur?

Euphoria occurs due to the release of a chemical called dopamine in the brain, which is responsible for the heightened euphoric feeling. This is usually elicited by external stimulation.

5. What diseases are affected by fluctuations in the levels of dopamine in the brain?

Some of the diseases that are associated with fluctuations in dopamine secretion include Alzheimer’s disease, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), bipolar disorder, and schizophrenia.

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