Apr 27, 2010 in
Dopamine, a chemical derived from the amino acid tyrosine, is an important neurotransmitter which plays a role in a wide range of brain functions. Dopamine affects movement, emotions, the experience of pleasure, and memory.
Insufficient levels of dopamine can lead to a wide range of serious s [...]Continue Reading
Maintaining an appropriate body weight is one of the most important elements of staying healthy, yet it can be one of the most difficult and frustrating challenges we face. A busy lifestyle, complete with a crowded schedule and a hefty burden of stress, does not always leave room for exercise and he [...]Continue Reading
5 Tips for Reducing the Effects of Stress on Your Mind and Body
The stress of coping with jobs, finances, personal relationships, and other challenges can take a huge toll on your physical and mental health. Learning to deal with stress more effectively can improve your outlook and yo [...]Continue Reading
Some widely prescribed drugs for depression provide relief in extreme cases but are no more effective than placebo pills for most patients, according to a new analysis released Tuesday.
The findings could help settle a longstanding debate about antidepressants. While the [...]Continue Reading
Nutrition experts have been aware for many years that folic acid deficiencies can lead to numerous health problems. Low levels of folic acid can lead to reduced immune function, low energy levels, sleep disruptions, and fetal development issues.
There is a large [...]Continue Reading
5 Reasons You Should Consider Neurotransmitter Testing
Neurotransmitters control communication throughout your body.
Neurotransmitters are chemical messengers that facilitate communication between neurons, which in turn affects every cell, tissue and system in your body.