Birth Control is major Hormone Replacement

Birth Control is major Hormone Replacement
If you take birth control pills, it’s important to understand how oral contraceptives can affect your hormone balancing, your liver, your thyroid, and your brain. This functional medicine viewpoint can help you make an informed decision about contraception, or give you insight into buffering potential consequences. Birth control pills flood the body with an unnatural amount of hormones that are also synthetic. This can imbalance the body in a number of

Is Serotonin Deficiency Causing Your Insomnia?

Is Serotonin Deficiency Causing Your Insomnia?
Is Serotonin Deficiency Causing Your Insomnia? Is a serotonin deficiency causing your insomnia, depression, and/or constipation?  Do you suffer from an inability to fall asleep?  Do you wake up after a night's sleep and feel unrested? If you answered yes to any or all of the above questions, then you may have a serotonin deficiency.  Serotonin is made in the gut and the brain.  Just like Dopamine, it has separate effects in the peripheral nervous syste