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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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Your “Desert Island” Go-To Stress Solution

Posted Connie Shoemaker, ND Blog

Imagine yourself stranded on an island. You are likely experiencing lots of stress, leaving you feeling “wired and tired.” Where are you? How will you find food and water? How will you find shelter? Will you need to build it? “What was that noise in the bushes?” Is a predator lingering around the corner, looking […]

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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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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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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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PCOS and Adrenal Androgen Excess

Posted Ramona Richard, MS, NC Blog

PCOS Overview Polycystic ovary syndrome, or PCOS, is an endocrine disorder that is estimated to affect up to 17.8% of reproductive age women.[1] PCOS is characterized in part by enlarged ovaries and multiple follicular cysts, which can be detected by an ultrasound.[2] Additionally, diagnostic criteria include androgen hormone excess in association with chronic oligo-ovulation or […]

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Brain Fog 

Conquering Brain Fog: You’re in Charge of Your Brain

Posted Sharon Norling, MD, MBA Blog

Brain Fog Begone! Do you have brain fog? Are you having difficulty concentrating, remembering names and appointments, and keeping track of your glasses or keys? Are you easily distracted and less focused? Do you feel you are not as sharp or on-the-ball as you once were? Do you worry, “If I am like this now, […]

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The Keys to Healthy Aging: 8 Tips for a Long, Healthy Life

Posted Sharon Norling, MD, MBA Blog

Healthy aging is key. Living a long life has been a human obsession since before Ponce de Leon’s 16th century search for the Fountain of Youth. While numerous pills, potions and elixirs have been tried and failed, new longevity research reveals how you can extend your life further and remain healthier longer than you ever […]

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Oxytocin: The Cuddle Chemical

Posted Ramona Richard, MS, NC Blog

What is Oxytocin? Oxytocin is a hormone and neuropeptide formed in the hypothalamus.[1] Oxytocin has been used in medicine since 1911 to help induce uterine contractions during pregnancy.[2],[3] Oxytocin’s role in pregnancy and delivery has been well studied, but there is an increasing body of evidence to support its role in the stress response and […]

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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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