21 Mar BBHT 4 Neurotransmitters and how to fuel your brain better
Episode 4 - A New Hope...for boosting brain function.
In today's podcast we go over the 4 big neurotransmitters (Dopamine, Serotonin, GABA and Acetylcholine) and what they do as well as what happens to you if they levels get too low. *hint* nothing good.
There are some interesting mechanisms that can occur in chronic stress that drive your brain away from producing dopamine and serotonin (which are your happy and content neurotransmitters) and towards producing more cortisol.
Fortunately there are several avenues for lowering stress and promoting normal neurotransmitter levels.
Cold exposure is showing some good result
and so is vagal activation;
Fortunately, Dr Scott Wustenberg has developed 2 supplements that can help with normalising neurotransmitter levels. Speaking from personal experience, I just started taking Scott's Brain down formula and have been sleeping deeper than I can remember and waking up with more energy.