Mood, Exercise, PEA, Neurotransmitter 

How Does PEA Influence Mood?

Posted Ramona Richard, MS, NC Blog

Low Mood and Quality of Life We all experience the blues on occasion. In fact, the National Institute of Mental Health estimates that 17.3 million American adults experienced at least one episode of notable sadness as of 2017.1 By the year 2030, it is predicted to be the biggest cause of disability.2,3 Feelings of sadness […]

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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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Endorphins’ Chain Reaction: Why Exercise Makes You Feel So Good

Posted Ramona Richard, MS, NC Blog

Endorphins are the body’s natural pain killers and mood boosters. Ever wonder why exercise can make even the toughest patient feel so great? It is partially due to the fact that the body releases endorphins which block pain signals and inhibit GABA release in the nervous system, which in turn increases dopamine release. Beta-endorphins (one […]

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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!