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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Anxiety and the Endocannabinoid System

Anxiety is a normal coping mechanism; however, in excess, it can be detrimental. More than just a situational response, anxiety disorders are characterized by a persistent and oftentimes irrational dread of everyday situations which can interfere with daily activities. Forty million U.S. adults are affected by an anxiety-related disorder; however, the prevalence of these disorders … Continue reading Anxiety and the Endocannabinoid System

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

CBD and Essential Oils: A Few Mixes You Can Try

In recent years, we have seen the rise of natural products storming the mainstream media. In particular, medical marijuana and CBD products have risen but, most recently, essential oils have hit the headlines. Those who have had zero success treating anxiety or sleep disorders with pharmaceutical medications are finally seeing positive results primarily via the … Continue reading CBD and Essential Oils: A Few Mixes You Can Try

Poll Time

Hi there! I hope you having a great weekend so far! It is so easy for me to think that someone may want the same thing that I think they want or need.  However, this may not be the case.  This is the reason I am creating a poll. So, what health or lifestyle challenges … Continue reading Poll Time