Genetics in Neurochemical Imbalances

Hi! For the next few blogs I will be discussing the top three reasons for neurochemical imbalances occuring. These are genetics, hormonal imbalances and stressors. I will start with explaining the role of genetics in neurochemical imbalances. Family history is often the most key component contributing to this problem. This is also the case for most other medical problems such as diabetes, hypertension, thyroid disease, heart disease, cancer,...

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Addiction

One of the most challenging and dangerous issues I face in practice is addiction. We lost our step neice Vanessa recently to opiate/narcotic overdose. I unfortunately see a lot of tragic outcomes with regards to this issue. Getting high is an attempt to escape from reality for those who want to, and they self-medicate in unhealthy ways. Almost alway, people with addictive tendencies have underlying neorochemical imbalances which results in...

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