Many people ask me if there is a lab test for Serotonin levels and other important neurotransmitters in the brain like Dopamine and Endorphins. The answer is Not Yet. There is no direct way to measure active neurotransmitters in the brain to date. (Neurotransmitters are those chemical … [Read more...] about Is there a Lab Test for Serotonin and other Neurotransmitters?
Bipolar disorder, formerly known as Manic-Depressive Disorder, is characterized by swings of depression and mania. Unfortunately, there is no permanent cure for bipolar disorder. You can’t fix it and forget about it. However bipolar syndrome is very treatable. People can manage the … [Read more...] about Treating Bipolar-Depression Naturally
Bipolar disorder is probably one of the most difficult psychological disorders to treat. The swings from depression to mania can occur rapidly and without notice. Every bipolar person's symptoms are different, requiring individualized treatment protocols. There are the two different sides … [Read more...] about Treating Bipolar-Mania Naturally
If you can't get going without caffeine, you can't summon the energy to get out of bed or if you're just feeling blah, your symptoms may be from a lack of catecholamines. This is the third part of our 4-part series on mood-related neurotransmitters*: Serotonin (dark cloud), GABA (stressed mess), … [Read more...] about Catecholamines: Feeling Blah?