Hormones/Neurotransmitters

Dopamine, What Is It and Why It Is Important for Motivation, Happiness, and Digestion

Dopamine, What Is It and Why It Is Important for Motivation, Happiness, and Digestion

Dopamine, What Is It and Why It Is Important for Motivation, Happiness, and Digestion Most people associate happiness with serotonin and the use of anti-depressants, but serotonin is more of the neurotransmitter associated with mood stabilization and wakefulness. Though both neurotransmitters are associated with alertness, dopamine is

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Improve Your Health for Free: Use Sunlight for Vitamin D

Improve Your Health for Free: Use Sunlight for Vitamin D

What is one thing that everyone can do free to improve his or her health? Increasing proper sunlight exposure! In this post, we are going to cover endogenous vitamin D production from sunlight and how it can change your life. Most people do not get enough sun

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Testosterone and Its Importance For Proper Digestive Health

Testosterone and Its Importance For Proper Digestive Health

The primary female sex hormones estrogen and progesterone have been studied more when it comes to their effect on digestion compared to the primary male sex hormone testosterone. You can read hundreds of articles on the internet about symptoms of low testosterone (low sex drive, fatigue) and

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Does Serotonin Regulate Our Digestion and How to Keep it Balanced

Does Serotonin Regulate Our Digestion and How to Keep it Balanced

When you think of serotonin, you imagine mood, happiness, depression, and antidepressants. Paxil, Prozac, Zoloft, and Celexa to name a few. Some people would argue that the United States truly is a Prozac nation. We sure do love our antidepressants; the amount of Americans that are on

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Gastrin – Important Hormone for Stomach Health and Preventing Reflux

Gastrin - Important Hormone for Stomach Health and Preventing Reflux

Many of the chemicals on that list are neurotransmitters that are not at all surprising. There is currently plenty of exciting research going on trying to link the brain and gut together. This blog article will focus on gastrin and how it relates to our digestion. All

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Can Poor Digestion Cause Panic Disorder? Part 1: CCK

Can Poor Digestion Cause Panic Disorder? Part 1: CCK

Many of the chemicals on that list are neurotransmitters that are not at all surprising. There is currently plenty of exciting research going on trying to link the brain and gut together. This blog article will focus on CCK(cholecystokinin) and how it relates to our digestion. Your

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