How Medications Affect Neurotransmitters

Neurotransmitters are chemical messengers that the body uses to relay information. Many people are on medications to alter neurotransmitter levels or function in an attempt to improve their health. However, people need to know how these medications work and which neurotransmitters are impacted in order to understand if and how they can optimize their health.

(more…)
Weight Slowly Creeping Up? These Foods & Habits May Be the Culprits

Weight Slowly Creeping Up? These Foods & Habits May Be the Culprits

Research has shown that some habits, like watching TV, as well as eating certain foods – even in moderation – can cause a person’s weight to creep up over time. Eliminating these habits and foods can help a person avoid the dreaded ‘weight creep’ that many people experience, where they seem to have gained weight “for no apparent reason”.

(more…)
How to Get Your Brain Out of Binge Mode

How to Get Your Brain Out of Binge Mode

Ever had a night like this? You swing by the store to pick up just one thing, but as you wait in line at the checkout a chocolate bar or bag of chips catches your eye. You know these aren’t good for you but you feel compelled to buy them anyway and scarf them down in the car on the way home. Here are some tips to break this unconscious cycle and get your brain out of binge mode.

(more…)