Are you motivated, focused and feel pleasure easily? If not, low dopamine levels in your brain may be the reason. Learn how to improve drive, focus, and concentration with these 8 natural dopamine boosters.
If you’ve been feeling down in the dumps for an extended period of time, you may be suffering from depression. You’re not alone, as millions of other Americans experience this common disorder. The bright side is that there are a number of effective lifestyle strategies you can take to fight
Although thyroid hormone replacement is sometimes needed to get the thyroid gland—the body’s chief metabolism regulator—working properly, other times it falls down on the job because it’s not getting the nutrients it needs. In addition, certain dietary substances can interfere with thyroid function.
Gluten and Thyroid Disease
Gluten, the protein in wheat,
When we think about depression, lack of motivation, or difficulty focusing and concentrating, the well-known brain chemical (neurotransmitter) serotonin often comes to mind. While it’s true that serotonin deficiency is a problem for many people with depression and other mental health issues, researchers have known for years that other neurotransmitters
Never mind gimmicky energy drinks and protein concoctions claiming to infuse your body with bursts of energy. Instead, make sure your pantry and refrigerator are filled with the right kinds of foods—foods that give energy naturally.
In considering energy-boosting foods, start with smart carbohydrates. Carbs have been given
Resistance Exercise Boosts Memory
Just 20 minutes of intensive resistance exercise, such as lifting weights, or doing squats or deep knee bends, can significantly improve your memory, a new study suggests. Moreover, the effects of one session of resistance exercise can improve memory for as long as two days, according to
Surprising Research Challenges Our Understanding of Norepinephrine Deficiency and Natural Remedies for Depression
Could you have a norepinephrine imbalance? Problems with attention, focus, depression, anxiety, and sleep have long been attributed to norepinephrine deficiency. But research shows that the relationship is more complex than it seems.
Depressed? An underactive thyroid may be to blame! Learn if you have any of the common underactive thyroid symptoms in women or men, how to test for thyroid disorder, and ultimately, what you can do about it.