As the old saying goes, “an apple a day keeps the doctor away”. We all know fiber is good for health but why is this? It turns out it is more complicated than just a way to help you feel full and stay regulated.
Lithium is a misunderstood naturally occurring element that’s used as a medication. It’s known for its mood stabilizing properties as a psychotropic drug. While you probably consider lithium to be a serious mind altering medication, the fact of the matter is lithium can often be found in low levels in our drinking water ranging from trace amounts to 0.17 mg/L.
Even though methylation is a hot topic in the world of medicine right now, most of the conversation revolves around undermethylation. If your attention perked up when you saw that today’s blog is about overmethylation, I’m guessing you’re already a bit familiar with MTHFR mutations and some basic concepts of methylation.
Sometimes I feel as though science is catching up with ancient wisdom. Studies on meditation and prayer continue to build upon what religious leaders have been saying for centuries
Our immune system is a powerful force inside each one of us! This protective system is charged with the job of responding to foreign invaders to keep us in optimal health. Most of us don’t think too much about this system until it is not working correctly.
“I’ve got a gut feeling about this” Mind Altering Microbes: How your gut microbiome may influence your mood. While we have certainly heard that appetite and digestion are controlled by the enteric nervous system (also known as “the master control panel in your gut”), who would’ve thought that the gut might also control your emotions and mood? It’s…
What’s A Neurotransmitter? Neurotransmitters are molecules that regulate brain function. They are chemicals which relay messages from nerve to nerve both within the brain and outside the brain. They also relay messages from nerve to muscle, lungs, and intestinal tracts. They can accentuate emotion, thought processes, joy, elation and also fear, anxiety, insomnia and that terrible…