32+ Zeitgebers (Biological Cues) And How To Enhance Your Circadian Rhythm

Right now as I write this, I am watching the morning sun, sitting on a bench in Dolores Park with my shirt off an laptop out - in 50ºF weather!

Last night I had no sleep as I just traveled from FL to CA and helping my brother pack until 4am… and I woke up around 5am (8am my normal time… thanks jetlag).

That’s why I believe today’s topic of discussion should be circadian rhythm cues, also called Zeitgebers.

Zeitgebers (the German word for “time givers”) are signals that help synchronize the body's circadian clock with the environment.

In this post, we will discuss the most common zeitgebers, how they affect our circadian rhythm, and how we can use them to enhance our sleep, stress, weight, social life, and more.

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How To Control Your Reticular Activating System

I've always believed in "what you focus on grows... where focus goes, energy flows". - Tony Robbins

The Reticular Activating System (RAS) provides the major pathology for being in the "flow state".

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The 7+ Benefits Of Suvorexant (Belsomra): A Dual Orexin Receptor Antagonist

Suvorexant is a dual-orexin receptor antagonist that improves insomnia.

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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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256+ Ways To Increase Dopamine Naturally (Supplements And Genetics)

Dopamine is extremely important for everyday function and plays a much larger role in the body than just bonding, motivation, cognition, emotion, well-being, and movement.

Unfortunately, our environment today is very good at manipulating and hijacking our dopamine system.

In this post we will discuss, how/why dopamine is produced, how chronic inflammation affects dopamine, what are some quick fixes for dopamine, and what are some long lasting dopamine builders, as well how to avoid losing dopamine. 

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Neuropeptides and Autophagy

Two key players in healthy aging are proper neuropeptide signaling and healthy induction of autophagy. R

In this post, we will discuss how neuropeptides either induce or inhibit autophagy.

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Proton Pump Inhibitors Kill Mitochondria And Brain Function

The Actual Dangers of Taking Proton Pump Inhibitors and What You Can Do About It

Proton pump inhibitors are used very commonly by gastroenterologists for anyone with "stomach" issues.

It is probably the first thing they will give a patient before looking further into what the real cause is.

They have serious short-term and long-term downsides and are destroying our brain and our gut.

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Why You Need To Get Out Into The Sun

In common day western society, we are consistently bombarded by artificial light.

Our workspaces are indoors, powered by fluorescent blue lights (which blue has its own negatives).

We only get sun rarely and it's either partial (such as through glass while driving to work) or too much (single sessions of long periods hanging out at the beach).

We also try to supplement for the sun by taking vitamin D hormone supplements, which is not as bioactive for creating the active form vitamin D.

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Why Your Bones Rely On Preptin

Preptin improves bone structure and regulates metabolism.
It can predict many diseases and helps regulate blood sugar, the skeletal system, and blood pressure.

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The 9+ Benefits of Irisin And How To Increase It Naturally

Irisin is an anti-obesity and anti-diabetes hormone that regulates fat tissue and blood sugar.

Irisin is generated by exercise and acts as an insulin-sensitizing hormone.

Irisin is so powerful that even moderately increased levels of circulating irisin potently increases energy expenditure, reduces body weight and improves diet-induced insulin resistance.

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