Believe it or not, serotonin can act as both a neurotransmitter and a hormone in the body. Low levels of serotonin are associated with mood disorders, gut issues, some symptoms of Parkinson’s disease, and other health consequences. Maintaining healthy levels of serotonin can prevent numerous health issues. Read on to learn about all the ways […]
Neurofeedback is a technique used to train brain wave patterns. It is potentially beneficial in several conditions that are difficult to treat, including chronic pain, depression, PMS, autism spectrum disorder, ADHD, sleep disorders, and PTSD. More recently, neurofeedback has been used by healthy users looking to enhance cognitive performance and boost their mood.
Serotonin syndrome occurs from a combination of drugs, supplements or foods that increase serotonin to unsafe levels. It can result in confusion, fever, involuntary muscle spasms, seizures or even death. Although somewhat rare, serotonin syndrome is a serious medical condition and anyone consuming products that alter serotonin levels should be aware of the symptoms. Read […]
Many SelfHacked readers struggle to tell whether a supplement or device they are trying out is making a difference for their health. Such judgments are often confounded by our own perception and placebo effects. Also, many of us who experience brain fog or subclinical cognitive problems are often brushed off by our healthcare providers. In […]
In this interview, Bob Dennis answers audience questions on the ICES next-gen PEMF device, including: Does the ICES help with autoimmunity, injuries, brain fog, chronic pain, and many other conditions? An update on how the ICES works to support healing How to use the ICES and try out to see if it is for […]
GDNF is a protein that helps nourish neurons. It is important for learning and memory, may help with brain injuries and mood disorders, and may even increase sperm production. Read on to learn about its many roles (including the negatives) and various ways to boost its production.
Long-term potentiation, or LTP, is the mechanism by which our memories are created and stored. It allows us to store memories by changing the structure of the synapses (connections between neurons) and remodeling the brain. Increasing LTP can help us improve our learning capabilities and memory. Read this post to learn more about LTP and […]
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