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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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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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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Sanesco neurotransmitter and hormone test kit, neurotransmitter testing, hormone testing 

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, neuro lab, sanesco, sanesco international, sanesco health, neurotransmitter testing, hormone testing, proficiency testing, cola, clia, hpa assessment 

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, integrative medicine, healthcare practitioner, patient care, diet, lifestyle 

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, womens health, bioidentical hormones, hormone therapy, hormone replacement therapy 

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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ADD/ADHD, ADD, ADHD, attention deficit disorder, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder 

Mucuna Pruriens in ADD/ADHD

Posted Bradley Bongiovanni, ND Blog

Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADD/ADHD) is one of the most common childhood-onset psychiatric disorders. It is distinguished by symptoms of inattention, hyperactivity, and impulsivity. ADD/ADHD may be accompanied by learning disabilities, depression, anxiety, and behavioral disorders. The disorder itself may have several different causes, including elevated lead levels, abnormal thyroid function, morphologic brain differences and EEG patterns, […]

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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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thyroid, stress, cortisol 

Chronic Stress and Hypothyroidism

Posted Connie Shoemaker, ND Blog

Chronic stress may induce changes in thyroid hormone activity that contribute to hypothyroid symptoms. Stress may contribute through altering important thyroid hormone transporters and enzymes. Weight gain or inability to lose weight, cold extremities, depression, poor memory and focus, and hair loss are common signs and symptoms of hypothyroidism. Serum TSH and T4 levels are […]

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