Healing PTSD: The importance of circadian rhythms

Healing PTSD is a difficult task due to the many mental and physical features of the condition. Short for Post-traumatic stress disorder, PTSD is a repeated stress reaction to a traumatic event that continues well after resolution. Events that trigger PTSD immediately or in a delayed manner include: RapeWarKidnappingLoss of a loved oneAssaultChildhood trauma People … Continue reading Healing PTSD: The importance of circadian rhythms

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How chronic high fat food consumption causes gut problems

With the renewed interest in the keto diet, many people regularly consume high fat food. But just because something gives you short term benefit doesn't mean that there are no long term consequences. Overall, if a person loses weight on keto and can't do so on a regular diet, it's probably great for them. Unfortunately, … Continue reading How chronic high fat food consumption causes gut problems

Clearing brain fog: The importance of circadian rhythms

Brain fog describes an inability to think or focus. It also presents with poor mood and lack of motivation. Often it comes paired with other conditions such as: Multiple SclerosisPOTSThyroid disordersChronic fatigue syndromeAlzheimer's diseaseAging. The area of the brain dedicated to motivation, emotion, learning and memory is the hippocampus. During Alzheimer's disease, the hippocampus is … Continue reading Clearing brain fog: The importance of circadian rhythms