Catecholamine blood test

Biomarkers included in this panel:

Catecholamines, Total

Catecholamines are a group of similar hormones released into the bloodstream in response to physical or emotional stress. The primary catecholamines are: Dopamine, Epinephrine (adrenaline), and Norepinephrine.

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Dopamine is widely distributed throughout the central nervous system and is involved in the control of movement.

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Epinephrine, often better known as adrenaline, is synthesized from norepinephrine in both the CNS and the adrenal medulla. Much like norepinephrine, this excitatory neurotransmitter helps regulate muscle contraction, heart rate, glycogen breakdown, b

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Norepinephrine (also called noradrenaline) is one of the catecholamines. Catecholamines are hormones made by the adrenal glands. The three catecholamines are epinephrine (adrenalin), norepinephrine, and dopamine.

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