Nicotine vs. Dopamine – The chemical messenger war and why people who try to quit nicotine keep failing

Over 95 percent of people who quit nicotine without help return to the habit within 6 months. How could that be, when the true nicotine physical addiction wears off after just 3 to 4 days? It boils down to the fact that nicotine is a short-term stimulant, but a long-term depressant. Plus, much of the … Continue reading Nicotine vs. Dopamine – The chemical messenger war and why people who try to quit nicotine keep failing

Nicotine’s “Kryptonite” – A beautiful, velvety bean that grows in tropical climates

You probably remember “Kryptonite” from the Superman movies. It was that greenish-hued crystal that drains Superman’s powers, while being harmless to humans. Now think of how powerful the nicotine addiction is, well that is, until it “meets” mucuna pruriens, an amazing bean that grows on planet Earth, that actually drains the power of the addiction, by raising dopamine levels … Continue reading Nicotine’s “Kryptonite” – A beautiful, velvety bean that grows in tropical climates

Nicotine, anxiety, depression, stress – What’s the formula for escaping the dopamine roller coaster?

Is work stressing you out? Is the fear of catching the Bill Gates/Fauci virus (Covid) freaking you out? Is your relationship, or lack thereof, stressing you right now? If you’re reading the wrong news, and watching TV, plus listening to some regulatory agency “talking heads” that get paid tens of millions of dollars for pushing toxic … Continue reading Nicotine, anxiety, depression, stress – What’s the formula for escaping the dopamine roller coaster?

VAPE WARNING: If you vape, you could be leading your health down a dark road, but there is a “light” at the end of the tunnel

If you quit smoking to vape, you just gave up some of the most toxic ingredients in anything humans “consume,” so good for you. The FDA will say you made a mistake, and that vaping is just as bad for you as cigarettes, but that’s a total crock. But, if you want to quit nicotine … Continue reading VAPE WARNING: If you vape, you could be leading your health down a dark road, but there is a “light” at the end of the tunnel

The science behind curcumin’s healing properties

Turmeric’s long history as a culinary spice dates all the way back to 2,500 years before Christ. This bright yellow, strongly flavored spice has also been used since at least 500 B.C.E. as an essential part of Ayurvedic medicine in India – and no wonder, since curcumin, the substance which gives the spice its bright … Continue reading The science behind curcumin’s healing properties