A Brief Introduction to Neurotransmitters

A Brief Introduction to Neurotransmitters

Neurotransmitters are often referred to as the body’s chemical messengers. They are the molecules used by the nervous system to transmit messages between neurons, or from neurons to muscles. Communication between two neurons happens in the synaptic cleft (the...
Adrenal Glands & Emotional Health

Adrenal Glands & Emotional Health

Adrenal Fatigue Your adrenal glands play a critical role in mental health. They sit on top of your kidneys and help you cope with stress by producing chemicals such as cortisol, norepinephrine and adrenaline. During stressful periods, your adrenal glands release...
Leaky Gut Syndrome

Leaky Gut Syndrome

Your digestive system is the seat of your health and keeping it healthy prevents many chronic diseases. Your intestines have a lining that acts as a semi-permeable barrier, controlling what is absorbed into your body from the food you eat. Tiny blood vessels surround...
How Is Your Emotional Health?

How Is Your Emotional Health?

Are you experiencing health issues, fatigue, anxiety or depressive thoughts? You’re not alone. We all struggle with these same challenges from time to time and we all have feelings about what causes our problems. Some people believe their problems are caused by...
Unsung Heroes

Unsung Heroes

Caring for people causes us to go out on a limb – Caregivers  are charged with performing tasks above and beyond what they’ve been formerly trained to do. They’re asked to look at and touch body parts of a loved one that they never dreamt they’d be asked to look...