What causes physical changes to neurons in the brain that can cause addiction


Answer 1

Addictive drugs interfere with neurons and produce a pleasurable surge of the neurotransmitter dopamine in the brain. This dopamine is involved in addiction.

How drug\ alcohol addiction occurs?

Drugs interfere with the way neurons send, receive and process signals via neurotransmitters.

Some of these addictive drugs has similar structure to a natural transmitter.

Hence the drug mimics the natural neurotransmitter and activate the neurons by getting attached to it.

The activation produces dopamine which is the cause of addiction.

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Answer 2


Brain abnormalities resulting from chronic use of heroin, oxycodone, and other morphine-derived drugs are underlying causes of opioid dependence (the need to keep taking drugs to avoid a withdrawal syndrome) and addiction (intense drug craving and compulsive use)


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Can someone help please?


Answer :

It should be no as papers or banaba peels are not biomedical waste

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I think it is going to be C.


I think it is A but I'm not sure


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