The nutritional factor

Richard Lanyon rlanyon at
Wed Sep 8 06:44:49 EST 1999

On Tue, 7 Sep 1999 23:08:14 -0700, Roman Deambrun wrote:
> Richard Lanyon wrote in message ...
> >On Sun, 5 Sep 1999 14:45:13 -0700, Roman Deambrun wrote:

> >Having said that, not all psychoactive chemicals /need/ to cross the
> >blood-brain barrier - caffeine (I understand) exerts most of its
> >effects on the adrenal glands, producing adrenaline (or epinephrine if
> >you're American) which has the psychoactive effect.

> Liquors psychoactive effects seems to be related to the brain otherwise it
> would be difficult to explain troubled vision experienced by drunk
> individuals. (please excuse my naive approach)

Indeed, alcohol is a nice small molecule which is also soluble in both
aqueous and lipid solutions, and thus will be able to get almost
almost any membrane.

what is wrong with me?
what is what I need?
what do I think I think?

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