MEDICINAL FOODS FOR INFLAMATION.
Inflamation is implicated as an underlying cause of many psychiatric symptoms
MEDICINAL FOODS FOR ANXIETY:
Natural Support for Sleep, Mood, and Weight: Suntheanine® contains pure L-Theanine, a unique amino acid found in green tea that is emerging as the premier natural product to support mental calmness and relaxation. To learn more about L-Theanine click here.
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Natural Support of Sleep: About 1 in 5 adult Americans suffers from insomnia. Natural Factors Tranquil Sleep is a safe, fast acting formula containing: the amino acid 5-HTP; the hormone melatonin; and green tea's stress-reliever, L-Theanine. * Together these natural compounds exert a powerful synergistic effect to promote restful sleep.* 5-HTP can help you get to sleep faster and reduce nighttime waking.* Melatonin helps initiate sleep, and is used for jet lag and insomnia.* L-Theanine (patented Suntheanine®), from green tea, is a stress reducer that can enhance the tranquility of sleep.
NAC (N-Acetyl Cysteine)
A pharmacological treatment for trichotilomania, skin picking and nail biting. A powerful antioxidant.
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Supports emotional and mental well-being and moderates stress 5-hydroxytryptophan and l-tyrosine are key precursors for the synthesis of several neurotransmitters responsible for a healthy emotional outlook, including serotonin, dopamine, epinephrine and norepinephrine. These neurotransmitters are involved in the regulation of endocrine and brain activity in addition to sleep/wake cycles. Research suggests that l-tyrosine may also promote cognitive function and memory under stressful conditions. A healthy level of the inhibitory neurotransmitter GABA is also associated with promoting positive mood. Research suggests that both GABA and l-theanine enhance alpha wave production in the brain, promoting relaxation. Complementary support for relaxation is provided by passion flower, while Rhodiola rosea supports cognitive and mental function under stressful conditions. Vitamin B 6 is a cofactor that plays an important role in supporting positive emotional health.Emotional Wellness combines amino acids, herbs, and vitamin cofactors to promote healthy emotional well-being and cognitive function while moderating stress. To learn more please click here.