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Neurotransmitters, Mood & the Perception of Stress

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Neurotransmitters, Mood & the Perception of Stress

When we talk about “stress,” or allostatic load, in terms of the perception of an event, we must realize that these “events” must first be translated into neurochemical signals before they trigger the HPA axis. Therefore, the sensitivity and outcome of translating these events (whether they are ongoing events, memories of past events, or stressful anticipation of unrealized events), is highly dependent upon signaling from other neurotransmitters. In fact, the signaling neurotransmitters that manage mood and affect often overlap with measures of HPA axis activation, and cannot be easily distinguished in some subjects. [1] While the detailed influence of neurotransmitters, such...

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Mineral Imbalances & ADHD (Part 1: Zinc Deficiency & Copper Excess)-Final Focused

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Mineral Imbalances & ADHD (Part 1: Zinc Deficiency & Copper Excess)-Final Focused

What if there was a safe, effective, inexpensive, and simple way to help treat one of the most common neurodevelopmental disorders of childhood? Health care professionals often overlook nutrients; yet imbalances in many minerals are frequently seen in medical disorders including ADHD. Fortunately, replenishing nutrients with an integrative treatment plan has proven to be an effective treatment for the symptoms of ADHD. In this two-part series, we will evaluate mineral deficiencies in zinc and magnesium, excess copper, and their relationship with neuropsychiatric symptoms. Minerals Essential for Health Minerals are inorganic substances essential for cell metabolism, neurotransmitter synthesis, growth, and development....

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Going Through "The Change" - Mood and Menopause

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Going Through "The Change" - Mood and Menopause

Original of this artickle was Posted by Dr Kate Placzek, on ZRT Laboratory. Keeping awake, throwing blankets off at night. Fatigue and irritation punctuated throughout the day by heat dissipating from every pore, clouding thoughts, reinforcing forgetfulness. Hair falling out so stubbornly fast. Clothes choosing when to fit. Flooding periods coming sporadically, unexpectedly. They call it “the change of life” – but I feel like a different person altogether. What is happening?          In perimenopause, the physiological landscape is subject to tremendous change with estradiol and progesterone at the heart of the transition. Progesterone levels fall quickly – no ovulation...

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Impact of Excersise on Your Brain

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Impact of Excersise on Your Brain

HORMONE LAB IS OFFICIAL TEST PROVIDER OF ZRT LABORATORY Click to see Saliva Hormone Test Kits Click to see Dried Blood Hormone Test Kits Click to see Dried Urine Hormone Test Kits Original of this article was published on ZRT Laboratory Blog.  It is well known fact that “sitting is the new smoking,” and that our health suffers greatly from being lazy and inactivity. The human body was meant to be in motion at least for an hour or two a day, and this is known to keep the cardiovascular system tuned up as well as preventing excessive weight gain....

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