male libido, neurotransmitters, dopamine, glutamate, serotonin, testosterone, ejaculation, erection, libido, sexual desire, testosterone 

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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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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Too Much Estrogen: Losing Hormone Balance

Posted Ramona Richard, MS, NC Blog

What is Estrogen? “Estrogen” is a term used to refer to the three different estrogen hormones produced by the body: estrone (E1), estradiol (E2), and estriol (E3). Estradiol is considered the estrogen with the most impact on mood and behavior.[1] Estradiol is produced and released by the ovaries.[2],[3] The estrogens can also be synthesized in […]

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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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Progesterone, GABA, and Women’s Health

Posted Connie Shoemaker, ND Blog

Assessing hormones and neurotransmitters, such as progesterone and GABA, is crucial to women’s neuroendocrine health. Testing and addressing imbalances can help promote women’s sense of well-being and overall quality of life. Progesterone and Women’s Health Throughout life, women experience fluctuating hormone levels. Progesterone and estrogen rise and fall during the menstrual cycle, potentially contributing to […]

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The Biological Clock for Women: What it Means for Neurotransmitters and Hormones

Posted Ramona Richard, MS, NC Blog

Biological women experience a cycle of sex hormones throughout their lifetime, throughout the month, and even throughout the day. This biological clock has an influence on cascades of other bodily processes, including mood and behavior. Starting at the onset of puberty, women’s sex hormone levels fluctuate in somewhat predictable patterns throughout the menstrual cycle and […]

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NeuroLab Continues to Receive Proficiency Testing Achievement

Posted Sanesco Health Blog, Company News Feed, NeuroLab

Your patients deserve the most accurate and reliable test results possible. That’s why Sanesco’s NeuroLab enrolls in third-party proficiency testing. NeuroLab is the leading specialist in testing biomarkers related to the HPA axis. Third-party proficiency testing adds another level of validation to our already top quality CLIA and COLA certified high complexity laboratory. We are […]

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Functional Medicine: Why it’s Necessary for Health in the 21st Century

Posted Diane Parks, NP Blog

What is Functional Medicine? Functional medicine addresses the underlying causes of disease, using a systems-oriented approach and engaging both patient and practitioner in a therapeutic partnership. It is an evolution in the practice of medicine that better addresses the healthcare needs of the 21st century. Functional Medicine is Patient-centered, not Disease-centered By shifting the traditional […]

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Women’s Health Initiative: Understanding the Effects of Estrogen and Bioidentical Hormones

Posted Ramona Richard, MS, NC Blog

The Women’s Health initiative (WHI) is an ongoing long-term public health study in the United States. The main goal of this study is to identify ways to reduce or prevent cardiovascular disease, breast cancer, colorectal cancer, and bone fractures in postmenopausal women. The study began in 1993 and assigned over 68,000 women aged 50-79 into randomized […]

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Mold Biotoxin’s Effect on Neurotransmitters

Posted Diane Parks, NP Blog

Introduction: Biotoxins Indoor toxic molds are an insidious consequence of any water damage to a building whether past or present and are causing significant health issues regardless of age or geographic location.  The “gases” produced by these molds build up in homes rendered air tight by building practices to reduce heat and air costs as […]

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