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Dr. Karen Leggett's Blog

What's GABA got to do with it?

What's GABA got to do with it?

If you regularly experience restlessness, anxious feelings, or have trouble sleeping, it's possible that you could have a GABA deficiency.  We all have surpluses and deficiencies in certain neurotransmitters. This makes us who we are. 

Understanding that you're low in one can be all of the difference in living a happier and healthier life. GABA is both a chemical produced within the body AND a supplement that’s made for ingestion.

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How Long Does Caffeine Stay in Your System?

How Long Does Caffeine Stay in Your System?

Sleep is really a far more critical piece of maintaining vitality than we often give it credit for.  Since we have so much on our plate to do every day, we often put sleep off into a category of “pleasure and luxury”, but in reality, lack of adequate sleep causes everything from weight gain, immune system dysfunction, to memory loss with a significantly increased risk of developing dementia.

In other words, sleep is in no way a Luxury.  It is a total necessity for each and every one of us. 

With this said, many of us consume a decent amount of caffeine, starting with coffee or tea in the morning, soda or tea following our coffee, and end the day with some chocolate dessert.  ALL of these foods / drinks contain caffeine.

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How to get the Best Sleep Ever Naturally with Progesterone!

How to get the Best Sleep Ever Naturally with Progesterone!

When you open your eyes first thing in the morning, there’s nothing better than realizing that you just woke from an amazingly refreshing night’s sleep and feel happy, thankful, and ready to start Your day!

Unfortunately this isn’t a common experience for many women when they enter their midlife years! And what most women don’t realize is that the CAUSE of this sleeping disturbance is usually HORMONAL!

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Hormone Levels at Normal Ranges but you still have Hot Flashes, Insomnia, Mood Swings, Hair Loss and Weight Gain?

Hormone Levels at Normal Ranges but you still have Hot Flashes, Insomnia, Mood Swings, Hair Loss and Weight Gain?

PART I: If you have properly tested your Hormones and they are all within normal ranges but you are STILL dealing with Hot Flashes or Insomnia, Mood swings, Hair loss, and Weight gain, (regardless of a well followed weight loss plan), You MAY actually be dealing with too much SEX HORMONE BINDING GLOBULIN!

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