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Duped by dopamine

April 7, 2014

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Duped by dopamine by Dr. Shawna Eischens —  Do you feel like you are a slave to sugar or notice how your mood is affected by what you consume? Are you having difficulty losing weight even with a regular workout routine and only eating moderate portions? Are you struggling with an addiction? Read on to […]

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Imbibe sunshine for a natural high

December 21, 2012

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by Wayne Purdin —  What is it about the setting sun? We have all seen it countless times in movies, read about it in novels and, perhaps, experienced it in our own lives. Two lovers drink in a gorgeous sunset, then turn to gaze into each others’ eyes — the perfect moment for a first […]

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Prescription for anti-depression

August 27, 2012

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by Dr. Martha Grout —  For some people, the world is often gloomy and depressing. For others, the day-to-day routine can cause anxiety and stop them in their tracks. Depression drugs have a 50/50 success record; a 50-percent decrease in symptoms is about as good as it gets. If you are extremely low on serotonin […]

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HEG works to end depression

August 15, 2012

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by Stephanie Reese, Ph.D. —  Depression is one of the most common health conditions in the world. Contrary to popular thinking, people experiencing depression are incapable of just “pulling themselves together.” Depression is a medical illness involving both mind and body. It affects how a person thinks and behaves, and can cause a variety of […]

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Children highjacked by technology

August 2, 2012

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by Dr. Joe Dispenza —  Many of us who are raising children likely have grown accustomed to the trance-like indifference and absent state of mind that our youth can masterfully turn on in a matter of seconds (it looks like an extended lapse in consciousness). We have probably all talked ourselves into thinking these “short […]

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Neurotransmitter testing can help

February 27, 2012

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by Dr. Denise Grobe —  If you are having long-term problems with fatigue, insomnia, anxiety, uncontrollable food cravings or mild-to-moderate depression, or if your current treatment for these symptoms is not working, then neurotransmitter testing may be the piece that completes the puzzle to your good health and happiness. What is a neurotransmitter? A neurotransmitter […]

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Alcohol addiction and sugar

February 27, 2012

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by Paula Owens —  In the United States, there are 17 to 20 million alcoholics — or about one in every 10 people. One-third of Americans are heavy drinkers (50 percent consuming more than 14 drinks weekly). Alcoholics are more prone to disease and accidents than the rest of the population and tend to die […]

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Medical Marijuana

February 26, 2012

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by Dr. Larry Wilson —  In November 2010, voters will decide whether to legalize medical marijuana in Arizona, but is it safe for our state? This article presents facts not found in most news reports that will help you make an informed decision on this important issue. What marijuana is and how it is used […]

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Healing depression and anxiety

February 25, 2012

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by Dr. Tricia Pingel —  Many people will make their way into the doctor’s office with complaints of fatigue and anxiety or lack of energy, drive and focus. In many cases, attending physicians dispense anti-depressants (sometimes like candy), such as selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) as a means to treat symptoms of depression or anxiety. […]

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Obesity and drug addiction share brain chemistry and genetics

February 25, 2012

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by Dr. Martha Grout —  For many people, food and drug addictions are a function of individual brain chemistry. For example, brain-imaging studies conducted by the Brookhaven National Laboratory suggest that many overweight people, like drug addicts, have fewer brain receptors for dopamine — the neurotransmitter that signals feelings of satisfaction and pleasure. The more […]

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