What’s The Gut Got to Do With It?

  As previously mentioned in Dowsing the Brain With Sleep, inflammations are the body’s attempt to defend itself against infection, toxins, and foreign molecules.  But the problem arises when inflammation is chronic or ongoing.  Then it attacks cells and tissues of your own body and that includes the brain.  Sixty per cent of the immune […]

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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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Water – Your Brain Thirsts for It

Who would think that something so simple as drinking water is sometimes the most difficult thing to do? It’s a well known fact that proper hydration is important to overall health. Yet, I have to admit, drinking what is generally recommended (approximately half out body weight in ounces; so if you weigh 150 pounds you […]

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