A woman’s body undergoes amazing changes during pregnancy. Hormone changes cause hips to widen, ligaments to relax, and a woman’s brain to change. Pregnancy is the start of a whole new brain for mom! The hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal (HPA) is the part of the mother’s brain that controls spatial memory and how a mother interprets feelings of fear and anxiety.1 The HPA is a vital part of the changes that shift a woman’s brain to that of a mother.1 These brain changes allow the mother to better … [Read more...] about Amazing Pregnancy Brain
Neurotoxins are everywhere. Yet, what exactly is a neurotoxin? Merriam-Webster dictionary defines a neurotoxin as "a poisonous substance that acts on the nervous system and disrupts the normal function of nerve cells." The 7 neurotoxins listed below are only a few of the many chemicals we all encounter on a daily basis that can be detrimental to the health of our brain and nervous system. They should be avoided as much as possible. Glyphosate aka Roundup (Herbicide) Herbicide is found in … [Read more...] about What’s Harming Your Brain?