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Burnout and the HPA Axis

Posted Connie Shoemaker, ND Blog

What is Burnout? According to the World Health Organization (WHO), burnout is “a syndrome conceptualized as resulting from chronic workplace stress that has not been successfully managed.” The WHO further describes burnout via these three aspects:1 Feelings of energy depletion or exhaustion Increased mental distance from one’s job or feelings of negativism or cynicism related […]

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Male Libido, Testosterone, & Neurotransmitters

Posted Connie Shoemaker, ND Blog

While testosterone is often thought of as the source of male libido, the nervous system plays a crucial role as well. In fact, three nervous system messengers (that is, neurotransmitters)—dopamine, glutamate, and serotonin—impact male sexual health. Players in Male Libido What is Dopamine? Dopamine plays an important role in emotion, motor control, focus, working memory, […]

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Why So Many People Still Struggle with Anxiety

Posted Bradley Bongiovanni, ND Blog

Anxiety & the Stress Response: Traditional vs. Functional Medicine Anxiety disorders affect 18.1% of adults in the United States (approximately 40 million adults between the ages of 18 to 54), according to the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH). The traditional western medical approach to treat patients with anxiety disorders centers around manipulation of the […]

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The Importance of Retesting: Why We Need to ‘Stay on the Path’

Posted Dr. R.W. Chip Watkins, MD, MPH, FAAFP Blog

At its heart, the Communication System Management™ (CSM) model is one of first testing our patients’ neurotransmitter and hormone levels through an initial HPA test and assessing the results; then intervening with Targeted Nutritional Therapy™ (TNT) formulas; and finally, testing to see if our intervention improved not only the patient’s laboratory values, but also their […]

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It's All About Balance! Clinical Tools for HPA-T Axis Management, Including Neurotransmitter Testing, Adrenal Hormone Testing, and Non-Drug Therapeutic OptionsLEARN MOREPatients, please click here to find a Sanesco Health Provider in your area.It all starts with our CLIA/COLA Accredited High-Complexity Laboratory TEST: Urinary Neurotransmitter & Salivary Hormone Laboratory Testing Personalized Clinical Analysis, Risk Management, & Patient [...]

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Increase Telomerase Activity to Slow Aging | Sanesco Clinical Review

Posted Sanesco Health Blog

Decreased conduction rate in neurotransmission, protein oxidation, free radicals, cell death and inflammation are all symptoms readily associated with aging. Telomeres, however, have been recently touted as the newest piece in the puzzle of aging. But what is a telomere? How does it function in respect to aging? How exactly do telomeres fit into the intricate puzzle of how we age?


Sanesco Springs into Local Integrative Health Community

Posted Sanesco Health Blog, Company News Feed

Sanesco welcomed the arrival of spring by participating in two regional health events: the 3rd Annual Asheville Wholistic Integrative Fair and the 6th Annual Integrative Healthcare Conference.


Can Optimizing HPA-T Axis Function Improve your 2014? | Sanesco Clinical Review

Posted Sanesco Health Blog

The beginning of the year is an ideal time to set new resolutions and goals for the rest of the year and for the rest of your life. Learn how neuroendocrine balance can improve your 2014!