The human body is a highly sophisticated electrochemical machine. The nervous system is composed of nerve cells, or neurons which in the brain alone number 85-200 billion! A typical neuron consists of a cell body with a nucleus and two or more long fibers (dendrites that put out impulses toward the cell body and axons that return the signal). The neurons use chemical signals call neurotransmitters to transmit their signals. So what happens if this field is interrupted?
Many things can inhibit the chemicals needed to support these neurotransmitters including foreign electromagnetic signals not harmonious with the body and drugs such as antidepressants. Eating foods laced with pesticides and additives can create free-radicals in the body that not only compromise health but short-circuit our neurotransmitter production.
Foods that support neurotransmitter production are green leafy vegetables (especially spinach), brown rice, sunflower seeds, sesame seeds are full of ingredients required for the production of serotonin, that gives us our positive mood. Walnuts, flaxseed, hemp and chia seeds contain Omega-3 fatty acids that are excellent for raising serotonin levels and balancing neurotransmitters naturally.
Besides chemicals in our food that produce free-radicals, coffee, alcohol and sugary drinks have a negative impact on dopamine levels which is an important neurotransmitter for feelings of pleasure and happiness and essential in maintaining energy levels. Ripe bananas and sesame seeds are excellent sources of dopamine. Wheat germ are rich in nutrients that raise acetylcholine levels in the brain, which is another important neurotransmitter that affects mood, memory, anxiety and more.
In regards to increasing and balancing neurotransmitters in the brain naturally, your dietary focus should be on consuming mostly alkaline foods. In this brief article we have touched on only a few of the neurotransmitters that control not only our mood but our bodily functions. There are numerous articles on restoring neurotransmitter efficiency online. To discover information on electromagnetic fields and how they can negatively affect your body’s electricity go to www.safehelpsyou.org