Category Archives: Mood Support

Support for Energy during Perimenopause

The following was my response to a question about increasing energy and motivation for an athletic 52 year old female published in The Bulletin. Ruling out internal causes such as deficiencies is first.  As usual, diet and life situation should be evaluated.  Iron, thyroid levels, and other nutrient deficiencies such as Vit D can be…

Natural Alternatives to Anti-depressants

The base of treatment is making sure your food/fluid intake is supporting your body and brain chemicals optimally along with appropriate stress management.   If you have not yet been prescribed a pharmaceutical drug there a variety of amino acids, herbs and vitamins that can provide building blocks for making more serotonin, GABA, and other neurotransmitters…