Whats making you crazy

Diagnose mood swings, feeling emotional,  or ‘out of control’ and understand the neurotransmitter and hormonal correlations. What’s making us crazy? is it hormones? It is a chocolate ice-cream hangover? Is it just a ‘bad day’? Sometimes we can’t control the way we feel, and we don’t know why. To help decode the crazy days and shine a little light on why we feel the way we do, here is a list of some common conditions we all face – sometimes monthly, daily or once in a blue moon.

  • Mood swings: Low serotonin, Low GABA, thyroid imbalance, low blood sugar, Low adrenal function
  • PMS: Depending on your cycle when PSM occurs, mood swings are in response to the flu levels of oestrogen, progesterone and testosterone
  • Memory loss and difficulty focusing: Low thyroid, low dopamine, low cortisol
  • Carbohydrate and sugar cravings: Low serotonin, low dopamine, insulin resistance
  • Lack of motivation: Low serotonin and dopamine
  • Anxiety: Low neurotransmitters: GABA, serotonin, high glutamate, high cortoxsol
  • Fatigue: Low thyroid, low adrenal function, low dopamine, NE and EPO
  • Insomnia, Low adrenal function and serotonin, hight NE and EPI, low blood sugar, high cortisol levels and high thyroid function
  • Weight gain: Low thyroid function, insulin resistance, high cortisol (high stress)
  • Pain: Low serotonin and low vitamin D
  • Decreased Libido: Low thyroid, low DHEA
  • Hot flashes: Low serotonin, high cortisol

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