Ever had a night like this? You swing by the store to pick up just one thing, but as you wait in line at the checkout a chocolate bar or bag of chips catches your eye. You know these aren’t good for you but you feel compelled to buy them anyway and scarf them down in the car on the way home. Here are some tips to break this unconscious cycle and get your brain out of binge mode. (more…)
One of the most frustrating experiences a person can have is to have symptoms return “out of the blue” after a long period of doing well (i.e., being without symptoms). Luckily, there are several probable reasons that we can identify and correct to get someone back on track and symptom-free ASAP.
We have been working with conditions associated with neurotransmitter imbalance for over two decades. During that time, we have learned a good deal about the most effective strategies to restore optimal neurotransmitter function. One of the most profound discoveries was determining the best way to address the different neurotransmitter systems in the body.
Anyone that has consumed alcohol has unknowingly caused several neurotransmitter imbalances, that, over time can lead to severe depletion. This depletion can induce compulsive alcohol consumption and set the stage for dependency. However, these neurotransmitter imbalances can be corrected, and once they are, the compulsion to drink can be substantially decreased.(more…)
A common complaint we sometimes here is that people experience heartburn after taking L-cysteine (CysReplete). There are a couple probable reasons for this and both have solutions.(more…)
Hormones and neurotransmitters are two of the main chemical messengers in the body and they affect one another. Interestingly, many people find that once they optimize their neurotransmitter function using amino acid therapy, they can reduce and even eliminate medications (and supplements) used to treat hormone imbalances. (more…)