Gluten – a Sticky Situation

Gluten is an important piece of this healthy brain puzzle. It is the glue found in wheat, barley and rye and if sensitive to it can adversely affect brain health. Signs outside of celiac disease include “the prevalence of extra intestinal symptoms, such as behavioral changes, bone or joint pain, muscle cramps, leg numbness, weight […]

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Memory Is All We Are

If you find you are experiencing memory problems such as remembering what you are saying when interrupted in a conversation, or misplacing your keys, wallet or glasses more frequently or you write things down more regularly so you don’t forget them, you may find the neurotransmitter, acetylcholine is depleted. Acetylcholine  is a neurotransmitter that plays […]

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Stress, Sleep and Serotonin

Serotonin is also known as the “feel good” chemical. It is something that Dr. Mark Hyman refers to as the one chemical most of us are in short supply “in our overstressed society.” This chemical is necessary to produce a happy mood, reduce anxiety or irritability and help sleep. Many people who crave carbohydrates unknowingly […]

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