Dopamine and Social Anxiety

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The effects of porn addiction can include a roller coaster of lows and highsThis section highlights the science on dopamine/dopamine receptors and anxiety. Remission of social anxiety is one of the benefits experienced by men as they reboot. See - Was the Cowardly Lion Just Masturbating With Porn Too Much? Addiction affects dopamine and dopamine receptors altering our perception - sometimes drastically. Addictions are classically seen as chronically low dopamine/dopamine receptors, punctuated by cues and use that jack up dopamine. Having a serious addiction is like being on a dopamine roller coaster, with little time spent in neurochemical equilibrium.

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