6 Most Dangerous Excitotoxins

  First, what is the definition of excitotoxins? Excitotoxins are a class of chemicals (usually amino acids) that overstimulate neuron receptors. Neuron receptors allow brain cells to communicate with each other, but when they're exposed to excitotoxins, they fire impulses at such a rapid rate that they become exhausted. Know Your Food Despite public outcry, processed foods … Continue reading 6 Most Dangerous Excitotoxins

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CBD and Hot Flashes (Plus other Symptoms of Menopause)

Going through the menopause is one of the hardest and dramatic changes any woman will ever have to go through with regards to the shift that is made by the reproductive system. The sometimes-unpleasant symptoms that are present when you are in the clutches of the menopausal phase are similar to those of puberty, except … Continue reading CBD and Hot Flashes (Plus other Symptoms of Menopause)

Top 10 Endocrine Disruptors to Avoid

We are exposed to endocrine disruptors everyday. Endocrine disruptors like BPA and phthalates lurk in everything from cleaning products to fragrances.So, what are the top endocrine disruptors to avoid? Here is a list of the ones you should completely avoid. 1. Organophosphate Pesticides These pesticides are sprayed on food to kill common pests. Pesticide residue on vegetables and … Continue reading Top 10 Endocrine Disruptors to Avoid

The ECS and Skin (How CBD Works Topically)

In a previous post, we discussed the internal workings of the endocannabinoid system. We discovered that we have cannabinoid receptors in the brain, nervous system, and immune system. The presence of these cannabinoid receptors partially explains why supplementing our routine with cannabinoids such as CBD can be beneficial. What wasn’t discussed in our previous blog … Continue reading The ECS and Skin (How CBD Works Topically)