The neuronal noradrenaline transporter, anxiety and cardiovascular disease

@article{Esler2006TheNN,
  title={The neuronal noradrenaline transporter, anxiety and cardiovascular disease},
  author={Murray Esler and Marlies Alvarenga and Ciaran Pier and Jeff Richards and Assam El-Osta and David Barton and Deepak Haikerwal and David M. Kaye and Markus P. Schlaich and Ling Guo and Garry L R Jennings and Flora Socratous and Gavin W. Lambert},
  journal={Journal of Psychopharmacology},
  year={2006},
  volume={20},
  pages={60 - 66}
}
Panic disorder can serve as a clinical model for testing whether mental stress can cause heart disease. Potential neural mechanisms of cardiac risk are the sympathetic activation during panic attacks, continuing release of adrenaline as a co-transmitter in the cardiac sympathetic nerves, and impairment of noradrenaline neuronal reuptake, augmenting sympathetic neural respnses. The phenotype of impaired neuronal reuptake of noradrenaline: an epigenetic mechanism? We suspect that this phenotype… 

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