Neurotransmitters are the brain chemicals which help the transmission of signals from one neuron to the next.  They work with the receptors in the brain to influence and regulate processes throughout the body like mental performance, emotions, pain response, and energy levels.  Neurotransmitters work primarily...

How Neurotransmitters Work Neurotransmitters carry, boost, and balance signals between neurons and affect heart rate, sleep, appetite, mood, and hunger.  The nervous system transmits messages between neurons; communication between two neurons occurs in the synaptic cleft (the gap between the synapses).  Electrical signals travel through and...