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Tue, 09 Apr 2024 17:43:14 +0000As I share in this video, blood sugar imbalance is a major trigger of mood issues, especially anxiety, depression, and focus problems. As of 2022, a whopping 50% of the US population has prediabetes or Type 2 diabetes… …not only is this alarming because of the impact diabetes has on obesity, cardiovascular disease, cancer, and … Continue reading
The Cortisol-Anxiety Connection

The Cortisol-Anxiety Connection

Mon, 18 Mar 2024 20:44:03 +0000High AND low cortisol can cause anxiety  Cortisol is secreted by the adrenal glands and is important for: Setting the circadian rhythm – the day/night cycle that allows us to sleep at night and wake up in the morning Regulating our immune system Mobilizing energy, increasing your body’s glucose metabolism Responding to stressors Regulating blood … Continue reading The Cortisol-Anxiety Connection
Low Iron Is Commonly Connected to ADHD, Anxiety, and Depression

Low Iron Is Commonly Connected to ADHD, Anxiety, and Depression

Mon, 04 Mar 2024 22:29:52 +0000Iron is an essential mineral (ie: it must be obtained through diet) that is needed to manufacture hemaglobin, the oxygen-transporting component of red blood cells. Oxygen is needed to produce energy at the cellular level. It is also needed to manufacture key neurochemicals: Dopamine, norepinepherine, serotonin, acetylcholine, gaba. Low iron therefore = imbalanced neurochemistry = … Continue reading Low Iron Is Commonly Connected to ADHD, Anxiety, and Depression
High Histamine Is A Common Driver of Panic And Anxiety

High Histamine Is A Common Driver of Panic And Anxiety

Tue, 27 Feb 2024 00:20:14 +0000Symptoms of histamine intolerance: -Brain fog -Hives -Nausea -Diarrhea, constipation, bloating -Acid reflux -Low blood pressure -Tachycardia -Migraines -Congestion, sore throat When most people think of histamine, they think of allergies. This isn’t incorrect… BUT, there are actually 4 different histamine receptor types in the body, including one that affects the nervous system. In other … Continue reading High Histamine Is A Common Driver of Panic And Anxiety
Feeling anxious? Try these 3 things.

Feeling anxious? Try these 3 things.

Mon, 26 Feb 2024 22:19:46 +0000Anxiety, by definition, means we’re not in the present moment and instead are stuck catastrophizing the future. It’s a sign that our amygdala and autonomic nervous system is engaged, which are both hundreds of times more powerful than our logical, rational mind. To shift our state, we need to tap into our body, our physiology, … Continue reading Feeling anxious? Try these 3 things.

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