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Besides implementing healthy habits like plenty of sleep, exercise, a good diet, and a regular meditation practice, there are some exciting molecules can help us stay mentally strong by optimizing our brain chemistry.

And surprise! Methylene blue (MB) is one of them. Although we are not suggesting you change or stop any of your medications unless you speak to your healthcare provider, MB may be the answer to many mood disbalances, even showing promising early results for treating psychiatric and neurological disorders.

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Did you know that in the animal kingdom, humans are the only ones who will purposely deprive themselves of sleep?

You’ve probably heard quips such as: 

“Sleep is for quitters.” 

“I’ll sleep when I’m dead.”

“Sleep is for lazy people.” 

But the secret is out… people who say these things are very very wrong (and will likely die sooner than those who get more sleep!).

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In this article, we will explore an important neurotransmitter in the body and brain called acetylcholine (ACh). While also functioning as a classical neuromodulator, ACh is similar to norepinephrine, serotonin, and dopamine in that it cannot cross the blood-brain barrier. 

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In today’s article, we are going to cover the “fight or flight” (or “oh sh*t, there’s a bear!”) catecholamine and neurotransmitter known as norepinephrine (NE). As with gamma-aminobutyric acid (or GABA), serotonin, and dopamine, NE can’t cross the blood-brain barrier. 

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In today’s article, we are going to explore the well-known, indispensable, and now kind of infamous neurotransmitter, dopamine. As with GABA or gamma-aminobutyric acid and serotonin, dopamine can’t cross the blood-brain barrier. 

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In today’s article, we are going to explore one of the most well-known and important neurotransmitters: serotonin. As with gamma-aminobutyric acid, or GABA, serotonin can’t cross the blood-brain barrier to do its work.

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You might have heard of or seen the name GABA in supplements that you have used before. You may have not even heard of the name GABA, but in recent years many supplements have been marketed highlighting it as their main ingredient.
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