If Drugs were humans, their Heaven would be located in the brain.
Drug is a substance intended for use in the cure, mitigation, treatment or prevention of disease. It is able to affect the structure or function of the body, for example acting on neurotransmitter transporters or blocking ion channels.
Today is the birthday of Edda Adler Graschinsky, Argentine Chemist and senior researcher from CONICET. She was awarded Konex Foundation 2003 and her scientific research focus on releasing and uptaking of the neurotransmitter because of cannabinoids.
Cannabinoids have also been associated with beneficial effects on the cardiovascular system.
Drugs as nicotine, morphine (alkaloids) or lidocaine (synthetic organic compound) have moieties in common (alkyl substituents, amide). On account of this, drugs are given advantage to cross the border (cell membranes) or receptor binding.
Drugs entry into the nervous system to the brain at tthe same way as a soul in front of Saint Peter. The frequency of nerve impulses is the important parameter in brain to test drugs effect.
Drugs are Knockin’ On Heaven’s Door. Let´s learn the effects on the body.