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Addressing the Root Causes of Biochemical Depression

Addressing the Root Causes of Biochemical Depression

| April 8, 2018 | 0 Comments

Depression, like high blood pressure, high blood sugar and your oil light being on, is a symptom of an imbalance. Unfortunately, it is still often viewed as a character flaw or a condition that can be remedied with means other than addressing the imbalance. This leads to people not seeking help. There are many ways […]

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Body Language

Body Language

| January 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

“What kind of doctor are you?” is a question I’m often asked.  A frequent reply is that I do for humans what a mechanic does for cars. If there’s a red light on the dash, (humans call it a symptom) I put you up on the rack and hook you up to the analyzer to see […]

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Depression

Depression

| December 3, 2017 | 0 Comments

There are 2 basic forms of depression, exogenous and endogenous. Exogenous depression is cause by an external event–death, divorce, bankruptcy, etc. The depression is temporary and mollified by time and changes in circumstances. Endogenous depression is due to an inability to manufacture natural brain chemicals called “neurotransmitters”. A good analogy for this type depression is […]

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Depression Got You Down?

Depression Got You Down?

| September 17, 2017 | 0 Comments

Depression is often the result of deficiencies of brain chemicals called “neurotransmitters”. Neurotransmitters are involved in controlling your mood and also memory. Neurotransmitter imbalances can lead to mood disorders such as irritability, depression, manic/depression, and rage episodes. Symptoms can be as mild as just always seeing the “glass half empty”. Neurotransmitter deficiencies can be caused by […]

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Lost Your Macho Mojo?

Lost Your Macho Mojo?

| June 4, 2017 | 0 Comments

Hormone replacement therapy is something we normally associate with menopause in females. There is a gradual decline in hormones with age in both sexes. However, the decline is associated with more bothersome symptoms (night sweats, hot flashes, vaginal dryness, mood changes) in females. Hormone replacement or substitution (Hormones are produced by living tissues called glands. Molecules […]

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The Battle of Estrogen vs. Progesterone

The Battle of Estrogen vs. Progesterone

| May 29, 2017 | 0 Comments

“Estrogen Dominance” is a term often used to refer to a cluster of symptoms that result from too much estrogen influence. Hormones are the computer programmers of your cells. Normally, they function as a team – with each one having a specialty. Often one will balance the activity of another. Hormonal biochemistry is complicated, but […]

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