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. Read More
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. Read More
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. Read More
Moringa oleifera (M. oleifera) has been used to treat varoius conditions and diseases, but only a few of the health claims have been studied scientifically.
Moringa leaves have been reported to act as a hypocholesterolemic agent, thyroid hormone regulator, antidiabetic agent, antitumor agent and hypotensive agent.
In combination with cannabidiol, it has shown to be an anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, and anti-apoptotic. Read More