Category Archives for "Wellness Coaching"

Brain Chemistry

The Braverman Nature Assessment

 

A number of years ago I read a fascinating book all about the brain – The Edge Effect, by Dr Eric Braverman.

In it he describes the four major chemicals that control and regulate our brain, and how the balance of them effects our health. These chemicals are known as neurotransmitters and are called dopamine, serotonin, acetylcholine, and GABA.

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Stress, Insulin, Cholesterol, Hormones and Your Brain.

Stress reduction technique

You could follow the advice in the picture above, which is pretty much how most people deal with stress – badly – OR you could start to understand what’s happening and what you could really do:

The purpose of this little essay is to give you a quick crash course in human physiology so you can get the big picture of how stress causes disease and why so many people in the West get heart disease, irritable bowel syndrome, fibromylgia, arthritis, diabetes and dementia to name just a few.

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