Category Archives: Brain Health


Omega 3 Fatty Acids: The Foundation for Optimal Health

Omega 3 Fatty Acids: The Foundation for Optimal Health

Why Omega 3 Fatty Acids Are Foundational For Good Health Omega 3 fatty acids are known to have numerous health benefits, so it is worth understanding how and why you should incorporate them into your nutritional or supplemental routine. It’s also important to note that although omega-3s have been the subject of much medical and […]

Our Biological Clock and Adrenal Fatigue Syndrome – Part 1

Our Biological Clock and Adrenal Fatigue Syndrome – Part 1

Our biological clock (BC) refers to the natural rhythm that certain bodily functions and activities follow. This includes our body temperature, level of alertness; sleep schedule, and endocrine activity. The biological clock or biological rhythm usually repeats in predictable cycles of time. The menstrual cycle, for example, occurs every twenty-eight days. Rhythms that follow a […]

What is Phosphatidylserine and What Does It Mean for Me?

What is Phosphatidylserine and What Does It Mean for Me?

What is Phosphatidylserine? Phosphatidylserine is part of the phospholipid family, a group of compounds that are found in all human cell membranes. Phosphatidylserine is naturally found in small amounts in egg yolks and other foods. In fact, most people consume 75 – 185 mg of phosphatidylserine daily in their regular diet. But what is phosphatidylserine […]

Hormone Imbalance Symptoms and the OAT Axis

Hormone Imbalance Symptoms and the OAT Axis

Introduction to the HPA Axis The endocrine system is made up of eight different glands located strategically throughout the body. Three of the most important ones for females are the ovaries, adrenals, and the thyroid gland. Hormone imbalance symptoms often have a profound effect on the body. Control over the adrenal and ovarian systems starts […]

Receptor Related Disorders and Adrenal Fatigue Syndrome – Part 1

Receptor Related Disorders and Adrenal Fatigue Syndrome – Part 1

In cellular biology, a receptor is a protein molecule usually found embedded within the plasma membrane surface of a cell. Its job is to receive chemical molecules (also called ligands) that can include peptides, neurotransmitters, and hormones. Once coupled like a key fitting into a lock, a specific series of tissue responses are initiated and […]

Music and the Brain

Music and the Brain

Did you know that music and the brain have a supportive relationship, and that music can reduce stress and adrenal fatigue! One of the most common early symptoms of adrenal fatigue is irritability and brain fog. Playing, or learning to play, a musical instrument may help improve your cognitive function, memory, and comprehension while […]

Brain Boosting Supplements and Adrenal Fatigue Syndrome – Part 5

Brain Boosting Supplements and Adrenal Fatigue Syndrome – Part 5

RG 170612 Read Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4 | Part 6 Brain Boosting Supplements for Natural NT Repletion NT repletion can be satisfied with the use of natural compounds and brain boosting supplements for those low on specific NTs. This can be accomplished by way of nutritional brain boosting […]

Antidepressants Side Effects and Adrenal Fatigue Syndrome – Part 4

Antidepressants Side Effects and Adrenal Fatigue Syndrome – Part 4

Read Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 5 | Part 6 Neurotransmitter Repletion Medication The two main classes of NT repletion medications designed to overcome depression and anxieties are SSRIs and SNRIs, each having their own antidepressants side effects. SSRIs include drugs such as Citalopram (Celexa), Escitalopram (Lexapro), Fluoxetine (Prozac), Paroxetine […]

Tips For Living With Chemical Imbalance and Adrenal Fatigue

Tips For Living With Chemical Imbalance and Adrenal Fatigue

Read Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 4 | Part 5 | Part 6 Lifestyle NT Chemical Imbalance Correcting Tools 1. Gradually Decrease or Avoid Antidepressants Most popular antidepressants are classified as SSRIs, which refers to the selective serotonin re-uptake inhibitors mentioned earlier. SSRIs cause short-term flooding in the brain of serotonin, and along with […]

About Neurotransmitters and How to Restore Balance

About Neurotransmitters and How to Restore Balance

Read Part 1 | Part 3 | Part 4 | Part 5 | Part 6 What are Neurotransmitters? Symptoms of NT Imbalance Have you ever wondered about neurotransmitters and how the are affecting your life? We don’t learn much about neurotransmitters growing up, however, they play a prominent role in nearly everything that we do? […]

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