How Ciguatoxins Cause CIRS, Brain Fog, & Loss of NAD+

Ciguatoxins are a harmful byproduct of marine life and their exposure can cause both acute and chronic long term neurological effects.

In this post, we will discuss how ciguatoxins can cause CIRS, brain fog, and loss of NAD+.

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Red Tide Algal Blooms From Red Algae (Brevetoxins, Saxitoxins, and Other Toxic Marine Toxins)

Right now there is a toxic red algal bloom occuring where I live. It is common to have this type of bloom during this kind of weather, especially in Florida, but the presence of this on the east coast is pretty rare.

According the Miami Herald, the start of the bloom occurred during the weekend of September 2018. R

Today were going to talk about red tides, how they happen and some of the main neurotoxins effects on human biology.

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2 Powerful Types Of Power Naps: Caffeine And Nicotine Power Napping

In this post, we will discuss the benefits of napping and techniques to improve your naps.

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The 35+ Benefits Of French Maritime Pine Bark (Pycnogenol, Flavangenol And Oligopin)

n this post, we will discuss the benefits of French Maritime Pine Bark and Pycnogenol as well as their mechanisms of action.

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191+ Ways To Combat Herpes (Inhibit HSV1 and HSV2)

Herpes is one of the most common sexually transmitted diseases which can affect multiple organ systems including the lips and genitals.

In this post, we will discuss herpes (HSV-1 and HSV-2), how it affects the body, and the best ways to counteract/prevent infection.

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Parvalbumin: Why You Can't Supplement For Fish

In this post, we will discuss what parvalbumin is, how it plays a role in chronic illnesses, and what you can do to  increase it. 

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The 16+ Benefits Of Catuaba (Trichilia Catigua And Other Catuabas)

Catuaba is a powerful plant that can improve depression, anxiety, fatigue, and more.

In this post, we will discuss the different forms of Catuaba (true vs non-true catuabas), the benefits of catuaba, and dosage of catuaba.

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The 14+ Benefits of PeaLut / Glialia (Palmitoylethanolamide + Luteolin)

PeaLut is the combination of two powerful components that when combined can abolish inflammation, increase hippocampal growth, and reduce pain.

In this post, we will discuss the benefits of PeaLut and where to buy it.

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The 27+ Benefits Of Matrine (with Natural Sources And Mechanisms)

Matrine is a very powerful alkaloid that has many neuropharmalogical benefits.

In this post, we will discuss matrine's benefits, natural sources for it, and some of matrine's 195+ mechanisms.

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All About Histamine H3 Receptors (HRH3/HR3): Genetics, Mechanisms, And Antagonists

Is histamine a villain… or really a superhero?

It really depends on which receptor it works on and where it is in the body.

In this post, we will discuss how to use the 3rd histamine receptor to boost cognition, memory, and attention.

We will first discuss how the histamine receptors work.

Then, we will move onto the benefits (and downsides) of blocking Histamine H3 Receptor's (HRH3 or H3R) activity with natural and pharmacological methods.

Lastly, we will discuss the potential benefits of increasing HRH3 with some agonists, HRH3's mechanism of action, and some important HRH3 SNPs.

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HOMER1, HOMER2, and HOMER3: How These Homologs Promote Strong Synaptic Plasticity

In this post, we will discuss Homer proteins (mainly homer1), their implicated diseases with dysregulation, and some novel ways to help with homeostasis.

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How To Run While Sitting Down: Exercise Mimetics

Exercise Mimetics are novel ways of getting the benefits of exercising, without having to exercise.

In this post, we will discuss the benefits and mechanisms of exercise and some possible ways to replace exercise. 

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How Jet Fumes And Hypoxia On Planes Affect The Body

Hypoxia (loss of oxygen) is a major stressor on the body.

On average, one can live ~21 days without food, ~2 days without water, but only a few minutes without oxygen. R

Most studies review long term exposure of hypoxia, but in this post we will discuss what happens to the body on a cellular level when exposed to hypoxia in the short term, such as flying or space travel (in a non-hormetic way).

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How To Have Your Cake And Eat It Too: Calorie Restriction And Fasting Mimetics

Calorie Restriction Mimetics (CRMs) are compounds that can induce the same mechanisms as eating less, without having to actually eat less. 

In this post, we will discuss how to have your cake (food) and eat it too. 

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The 13+ Benefits Of Chokeberries (Aronia)

The Herb With The Strongest Polyphenol Count
Chokeberries (Aronia) are powerful anti-oxidants and anti-inflammatories as they are very high in polyphenols

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How Chronic Fluoride Can Damage Mitochondria And The Gut Biome

Fluoride is a trace element, but it is found in our daily exposure more than a "trace". 

In small amounts, it appears to be okay

The problems with fluoride appear to be in chronic use of it over long periods of time, and/or being exposed to a high dose of it in a single instance. 

Apart from skeletal tissue and teeth, fluoride can cause changes in the kidneys, liver, thyroid, parathyroid, pituitary gland, testis, muscle tissues, stomach, brain, neurons, and immune system. 

I have mild dental fluorosis, probably from drinking too much fluoridated water, using fluoridated toothpaste, along with taking fluoride at the dentist to protect my enamel. 

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The 18+ Benefits Of Tianma and Gastrodin

Tianma and Its 81+ Major Compounds

Tianma (also called Gastrodia Elata) works on many systems of the body including the brain, liver, heart, eyes, ears, bones, and lungs.

It has many potential benefits in preventing treating common neurological and metabolic disorders such as Alzheimer's, Parkinson's, Huntington's, epilepsy, liver disease, diabetes, neuropathy, and more.

In this post, we are going to be talking about Tianma, its bioactive components, and their benefits.

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The 15+ Benefits of Ziziphus Jujuba (Jujube or Chinese Dates)

Ziziphus jujuba (jujube or Chinese dates), a plant in the family Rhamnaceae, is used in several Asian countries as a food and traditional medicine for over 3000 years. 

The different parts of the Jujube plant (seeds, fruit, leaves, roots, etc) have different functions on the body. 

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CDNF: What It Is and How To Increase Cerebral Dopamine Neurotrophic Factor

Cerebral Dopamine Neurotropic Factor (CDNF) is a newly discovered (and very powerful) way to regrow damaged dopaminergic neurons. 

It has shown have anti-inflammatory effects that are very beneficial in models of Parkinson's Disease. 

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Birth Control and Hormonal Contraceptive Alternatives With Important Supplements

This post will recap some of the problems with modern birth control on the body and give some more natural alternatives.

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