OCD: supplements to help overcome it

Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) is exactly what the name says it is. It’s basically a mental condition where an individual experiences bothersome, intrusive, and worrisome thoughts that elicit a feeling of discomfort and/or fear that often leads to obsessive-compulsive behaviors. It can manifest in a wide variety of ways, for example (R): Body dysmorphic disorder…

Serotonin, the fraudulent anti-depressant

Depression makes you feel like: “Life is a “beach”. Life just sucks, or so it feels. Major depressive disorder (MDD) is one of the oldest well-recognized medical disorders, having been clearly described in medical texts dating back to ancient Greece. Depression is a stress-related disorder that includes abnormalities of affect and mood, neurogenerative functions (such…

Asthma and Serotonin: how to address the cause

Is asthma preventing you from participating in activities you love or lowering your quality of life? Asthma, a chronic inflammatory disorder of the airways, affects more than 315 million people worldwide. There are different intensities of asthma, from struggling to breathe and easily out of breath all the way to excess mucus and inflammation and…

How to Optimize Sleep for better Life Performance

Sleep, glorious sleep! ♪♪ Who here has a love-hate relationship with sleep? You’d love to get some sleep, but you hate the quality of your sleep. You might struggle to fall asleep, stay asleep, or experience light unrefreshing sleep. What we want is deep refreshing rejuvenating sleep that feels like a clear crisp morning breeze…

The High Dopamine & Histamine Personality

You’re probably wondering “what’s the deal with high dopamine AND histamine?” Well, let’s just say dopamine and histamine actually have a love-hate relationship going on. Let me explain… let’s imagine that dopamine is a chameleon and histamine is a fly.The chameleon is a super chill kinda guy, always in a good mood, carefully specs things…

Theanine – anti-anxiety, anti-glutamate, anti-cortisol and pro-GABA

Theanine is a non-protein amino acid and is similar in structure to glutamate, the most important excitatory neurotransmitter in the brain, which allows the compound to interact with glutamate receptors such as AMPA, kainate, and NMDA (at the glycine site). Which provides neuroprotection against glutamate toxicity. It’s mainly found in tea in small concentrations. Black…

The High Serotonin Personality

Serotonin is a complicated neurotransmitter that, contrary to other neurotransmitters, has an influence on everything in the body. It’s currently believed to aid in anxiety, depression, impatience, impulsiveness, anger, etc. One of the main reasons for this is that the metabolite of serotonin, 5-HIAA, is low in people with these symptoms. The research is thus…

MCT oil, liquid rocket fuel

Medium-chain triglyceride (MCT) oil is commonly known for its potent ability to aid in fat loss. However, this oil contains much more benefits, which I will discuss in this article. First and foremost, fatty acids can be divided into four groups. These are short-chain- (SCFAs), medium chain- (MCFAs), long chain- (LCFAs) and very long chain…

Signs/symptoms of high GABA and the top 12 supplements to lower it

GABA is a major inhibitory neurotransmitter in the body, meaning, it is calming, anti-anxiety and helps you to relax. The feeling of high GABA is best described by you just wanting to sit or lay down and enjoy the day, getting ready to dose off, not having racing thoughts, not being able to be creative…