Mood. Sleep. Memory. Learning. Appetite. TemperatureMuscle Contraction. Behavior. Hormone Regulation. Feelings of Pleasure.

Q: What do all these things have in common?

A: Each of them are largely activated & regulated by neurotransmitters.

Q: What are some common neurotransmitters in the body?

A: Dopamine, Serotonin, Acetylcholine, GABA

Q: Where do neurotransmitters come from?

A: 70-80% of them are produced in your intestines. The other 20-30% are produced in your Central Nervous System (your brain & spinal cord).

Q: How you do make sure your body is producing healthy neurotransmitters in order for all these areas of your health to function properly?

A: You must have a healthy digestive tract and a healthy Nervous System.

Q: How do create a healthy digestive tract & nervous system?

A: #1. You give your body what it requires for health: Sufficient healthy bacteria (probiotics), sufficient fatty acids (omega 3), sufficient vitamins/minerals, antioxidants, attitude of love, proper posture and spinal motion (proprioception from exercise and chiropractic adjustments)

#2. You remove toxins that distress the gut and nervous system: gluten (protein found in wheat, barley, and rye), casein (protein found in dairy), sugar, drugs (over-the-counter or prescriptions), sedentary living, mental/emotional stress, Subluxation