Tuesday, October 9, 2012

13 Tips to Naturally Increase Serotonin Levels

What is Serotonin? Serotonin acts as a neurotransmitter, a type of chemical that helps relay signals from one area of the brain to another. Although serotonin is manufactured in the brain, where it performs its primary functions, some 90% of our serotonin supply is found in the digestive tract and in blood platelets. Seratonin influences mood, sexual desires and function, appetite, sleep, memory and learning, temperature regulation and some social behavior. Tips: 1. Getting chiropractic adjustments helps to stimulate the serotonin levels. 2. Eating bananas 3. Spending time in nature 4. Eating Green Leafy Greens gives the body energy 5. Eating Walnuts gives the brain omega-3 nutrients 6. Smiling releases happy hormones 7. Using epson salts creates a calming efffect 8. Eating Oats helps to ease depression 9. Staying hydrated gives your body more energy 10. Eating green smoothies creates an energy boost 11. Usuing cayenne peppers relieves depression 12. Eating almonds provides magnesium and brain food 13. Movement for eg. walking clears the mind and boosts seratonin

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