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Dopamine versus Acetylcholine

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Dopamine and acetylcholine are both important neurotransmitters that are involved in many functions. Which of the following accurately describes the difference between the two?

A

Too much dopamine is causes Parkinson’s disease, while a lack of acetylcholine is related to Alzheimer’s.

B

There is no known agonist for dopamine that is used to treat Parkinson's disease, but there is a known agonist for Acetylcholine that can be used to treat Alzheimer’s disease.

C

Too much dopamine causes drowsiness, while too much acetylcholine can cause muscle paralysis.

D

Too much dopamine might be related to psychosis, while too little acetylcholine might be related to Alzheimer's

E

Too much dopamine is correlated with Alzheimer's while too much acetylcholine is associated with anterograde amnesia