GlossarySerotonin (5 hydroxytryptamine or 5HT): It is a monoamine neurotransmitter. It is believed to play an important role in the regulation of mood, sleep, emesis (vomiting), sexuality and appetite.
Dopamine: A chemical that transmits messages in the brain and plays a role in movement.
Cognitive: Pertaining to the mental process of thought, including perception, reasoning, intuition and memory.
Palpitations: Awareness of one’s own heart beat.
Neurotransmitter: Chemicals that act as messengers between cells in the brain and nervous system; they transmit impulses across the gap from a neuron to another neuron, a muscle, or a gland.
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