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How Can I Increase My Concentration and Focus?

Do you find yourself constantly distracted and less productive than you would like to be? Maybe you have recently taken a memory test that left you asking “how can I increase my concentration and focus?” In today’s hectic, 24x7 technology-driven world,...

What to Look for in a Memory Test and 5 Healthy Ways to Boost Memory

Age-related memory loss affects millions of adults in the United States. In fact, according to the Alzheimer’s Association, one in three senior citizens die with dementia or Alzheimer’s disease. If you have started to notice signs of memory loss in yourself...

5 Signs of Amino Acid Deficiency and How to Treat It

You probably know that between 60% and 70% of the average human body is composed of water. But did you know that protein makes up approximately 66% of the non-water components of your body? As you may remember from biology...

Tourette Syndrome: Dispelling the Myths

A type of tic disorder, Tourette syndrome causes sufferers to experience involuntary, repetitive movements and vocalizations. Typically developing during childhood, Tourette’s is one of a group of neurodevelopmental conditions called tic disorders, marked by the types of tic present—usually motor,...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: PTSD Symptoms and Help

It’s normal to experience fear or sadness after undergoing trauma. However, some people develop more severe symptoms following a stress event. A psychological disorder, post-traumatic stress syndrome (PTSD) occurs when people continue to experience problems in the days and weeks...

Should You Take a Glutamine Supplement?

Glutamine is one of the most well-known amino acids in the supplement world because of the many roles it plays in the body. It’s an important component of protein, it nurtures good intestinal health, and your immune system depends on...

Digesting Dementia: Symptoms, Causes, Types and Remedies

Dementia is a classification of symptoms as opposed to a specific condition. It is an umbrella term for several indicators of a decline in thinking, which can include age-related symptoms like forgetfulness. But being forgetful doesn’t mean you have Alzheimer’s...

What Scientists Have to Say About the GAPS Diet

Proponents of the GAPS diet—a strict, multi-phase elimination diet that involves cutting out grains, pasteurized dairy, starchy vegetables, refined carbohydrates, and more—claim it can successfully treat neurological and psychological conditions, including autism. But increasing numbers of scientists, doctors, and nutrition...

Narcolepsy Overview: Causes, Signs and Treatment

Many people think of narcolepsy as the strange and even comical condition that causes sufferers to fall asleep suddenly while they’re engaged in other activities. The truth is that this disorder is a serious one that can have a profound...

How to Recover from Adrenal Fatigue with Amino Acid Adrenal Support

If you have adrenal fatigue, then you know what a profound impact the condition can have on your quality of life. Not only do adrenal fatigue patients suffer frequent exhaustion, but they also endure anxiety, insomnia, weight gain, and bouts...