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…shown to have higher levels of gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA), a chemical in the brain that is associated with improved mood and decreased anxiety.GABA acts like an endogenous antidepressant neurotransmitter, and it’s often decreased in people with mood and anxiety disorders. That’s why drugs that increase GABA are commonly prescribed to help these conditions.To naturally increase your GABA levels, try yoga – it showed a greater positive effect…

…Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine. Yoga practitioners have been shown to have higher levels of GABA, a brain chemical that acts like an endogenous antidepressant. It’s associated with improved mood and decreased anxiety, and is often reduced in people with mood and anxiety disorders. That’s why drugs that increase GABA are commonly prescribed to help these conditions. The research suggests that the practice of yoga stimulates…

…have shown its mechanisms-of-action to include: decreasing levels of the excitatory neurotransmitter, glutamate; activation of dopaminergic neurons which promote relaxation and sense of pleasure or euphoria; activating GABA receptors in some regions in the brain; skeletal muscle relaxation through direct action on muscle contractibility; and inhibition of noradrenalin (norepinephrine) uptake. Kava is a great muscle relaxant and helpful for…

…fall asleep - and stay asleep!We’ve combined Chamomile and Valerian, two of nature’s best herbs for calming the mind and body, with key ingredients including melatonin, niacin, and tryptophan. These support serotonin and GABA, two neurotransmitters that promote relaxation. They also support melatonin, a hormone secreted by the pineal gland, deep within our brain. It's released in response to the cycles of day/night and signals our body to prepare…

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