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A Natural Sleep Aid for “Sleep-Life” Balance

Posted Connie Shoemaker, ND Blog

Sleep-life balance is key to work-life balance, and a natural sleep aid may be necessary to get it. What is sleep-life balance? While technically a made-up term, it refers to the importance of a good night’s sleep for all aspects of life.  More than 65% of American adults think sleep plays an important role in […]

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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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10 Essential Things Your Body Does While You Sleep

Posted Connie Shoemaker, ND Blog

Most people know that getting around 8 hours of sleep each night is important for optimal health. But what is our body actually doing while we rest to ensure our wellness? While many mechanisms of sleep are yet to be understood, research has found that our body performs these 10 essential functions while we snooze. […]

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The Winter of Discontent: Seasonal Affective Disorder

Posted Ramona Richard, MS, NC Uncategorized

SAD, or seasonal affective disorder, is a disorder in which there may be both dysfunction of the circadian rhythm and a production of excess melatonin during the long nights of winter. Symptomology includes profound depression, hypersomnia, carbohydrate cravings/weight gain, fatigue, sadness and often a reduction of socialization. It is estimated that 10 to 20 percent of […]

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Melatonin Intervention in Autism

Posted Connie Shoemaker, ND Blog

Autism spectrum disorder, or ASD, encompasses a variety of conditions and affects a diverse population. One common issue plaguing many people with ASD is insomnia. Adults with ASD, as well as 40% to 80% of children with ASD, experience sleep disturbances including prolonged time to fall asleep, reduced sleep efficiency, shorter sleep time and continuity, […]

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TNT™ Overview

TNT™ is a non-drug approach using low dosages of the safest, most efficacious natural ingredients, enhanced by a unique, proprietary delivery system blend. The formulas are designed by Sanesco to elicit specific metabolic responses for the restoration of function in the HPA-T axis.*Encapsulating the Art and Science of Functional Nutrition™ The Targeted Nutritional Therapy TNT™ [...]

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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?

 

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!