burnout, adrenal burnout, workplace burnout, adrenal 

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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better sleep, cortisol, melatonin, GABA, glutamate, norepinephrine, serotonin, stress 

5 New Ways to Get Better Sleep

Posted Connie Shoemaker, ND Blog

We’ve all heard of different ways to get better sleep, ranging from room darkening curtains to various remedies. We try one thing after another, hoping to catch a few more Zzzzs. Despite all our efforts, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports over 35% of the population continues to get less than the […]

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What Neurotransmitter Testing Could Mean For You

Posted Ramona Richard, MS, NC Blog

Your Neurotransmitters These molecules transmit messages within the brain and throughout the body, providing the communication to all the organs, tissues and muscles. When they are in balance, you feel good and your body works as it should. When they are out of balance, you might feel anxious, depressed, tired, irritable or any number of […]

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exercise, stress, stress management, stress reduction, fitness, women's health 

How Exercise Lowers Stress

Posted Connie Shoemaker, ND Blog

Regular exercise is thought to be beneficial for a variety of mental and physical health outcomes. Stress is considered anything that negatively influences the body’s homeostasis.[1] While exercise is a healthy and often stress-relieving activity, vigorous physical activity causes the body to mount a stress response. Cortisol is glucocorticoid hormone which plays a major role […]

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Panax ginseng: A Fatigue-Fighting Adaptogen

Posted Ramona Richard, MS, NC Blog

The History of Ginseng American ginseng and Chinese ginseng (Panax quinquefolium and Panax ginseng) are two species of plant commonly referred to as simply ginseng or Panax. Ginseng has been used for hundreds of years in traditional medicine to combat fatigue, promote emotional wellness, resist physical stress, and alleviate various ailments.[1] The plant was first […]

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PTSD is an increasingly common psychological malady with strong connections to the neurotransmitters and adrenal hormones of the HPA axis. 

PTSD, Neurotransmitters, and the Adrenals

Posted Connie Shoemaker, ND Blog

Post-traumatic stress disorder, or PTSD, is an increasingly common psychological malady with strong connections to the neurotransmitters and adrenal hormones of the HPA axis.[1] PTSD is often manifested in individuals who have experienced physically or psychological disturbing events, such as combat, natural disasters, gang violence, sexual molestation, witnessing a death, and even childbirth.[2] People with […]

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Many studies have found that caffeine has anti-depressant like effects and that consuming caffeine regularly is inversely related with depression. 

Caffeine: A miracle drug?

Posted Ramona Richard, MS, NC Blog

Millions of people around the world consume caffeine in various forms. Caffeine is in tea, coffee, chocolate, and sodas. It is the most widely used psychoactive drug in the world.[1] Upon ingestion of one of the aforementioned beverages or foods, caffeine is rapidly absorbed by the digestive tract and distributed to the brain and various […]

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Dr. Doni talks about her webinar with Sanesco 

Webinar Preview: Dr. Doni Discusses Stress, Adrenal Dysfunction and the Microbiome

Posted Sanesco Health Blog

Sanesco’s next webinar, entitled ‘Inside the Upset Stomach: Connections Between Stress, Adrenal Dysfunction and the Microbiome’ will be presented by renowned naturopath, Dr. Donielle Wilson (aka Dr. Doni) on Thursday, May 18th at 7:00 pm EDT. The webinar will illustrate how stress and elevated cortisol impact gut health, and describe the gut-related side effects of […]

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NeuroLab® Receives CAP Certificate of Participation for Cortisol Proficiency Testing Program

Posted Sanesco Health Blog, Company News Feed, NeuroLab

NeuroLab® has received the certificate of participation from the College of American Pathologists (CAP) for the Cortisol PT program at its clinical laboratory facility in Asheville, North Carolina. Proficiency Testing (PT) is an important tool the laboratory uses to verify the accuracy and reliability of its testing. NeuroLab® uses CAP to meet regulatory requirements regarding 3rd party proficiency […]

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