Histamine – The Good and the Bad

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Histamine is widely known as a substance that contributes to allergies, asthma, eczema, and coughs.

However, histamine also has many other important roles. For example, as a neurotransmitter, histamine helps us:

  • stay awake and alert
  • increases motivation and the desire for novelty and exploration
  • increases sex drive
  • decreases appetite

This post explores the good and bad of histamine.

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Top 9 Health Benefits of LSD and Potential Risks and Side Effects (Lysergic acid Diethylamide)

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LSD is a powerful tool and it can cause both good and negative effects if not taken correctly.  I took it twice a while back, a microdose and a larger dose.  I wasn’t in a good setting for it, but it was quite interesting.  Some people say it was life changing for them, while others don’t notice any long term impact (I didn’t notice anything long term).  There are many people who aren’t happy with their experience and each person must decide if it’s suited for them.

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Dopamine

Dopamine is an important neurotransmitter that regulates our emotional responses, movement, pain, and the brain’s pleasure and reward center. Without dopamine, we wouldn’t be able to feel pleasure or motivation; however, it can also play a role in addiction.

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27 Scientifically Proven Health Benefits of Glutathione

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Glutathione, often referred to as “the mother of all antioxidants” is one of the most talked about supplements in the healthcare industry..and for good reason. Glutathione is produced and used by every single cell in the human body and, therefore, has a very wide range of scientifically-proven health effects.

In this article we will explore the science surrounding the biological benefits of Glutathione supplementation, and the best measures you can take to ensure your Glutathione levels are optimally balanced.

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The Good and The Bad About DHEA and DHEA-S

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DHEA is usually praised for its anti-aging properties. It can protect the heart and improve brain function. However, there are some drawbacks to DHEA supplements as well. Read more below to learn all you need to know about DHEA and DHEA-sulfate.

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How Iboga Saved Me From Addiction by Dominic Fagan

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This post is written by Dominic Fagan and reflects his subjective views.  The views of this post do not reflect the views of Selfhacked.  I have not taken or researched Iboga, nor do I plan on taking it, because I don’t need it.  I am not part of the group of people who hold that hallucinogens are risk free.  I’ve seen some lasting negative effects on people, although I have not had any lasting issues with LSD when I tried it.  Iboga is different than LSD, so I can’t speak to the effects of that, but it isn’t well studied. If someone has a serious addiction issue to drugs, then I could see Iboga being something that you should speak to your healthcare practitioner about.

 

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12 Proven Health Benefits of Galantamine Backed by Science (#2 is my favorite)

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More than 90 clinical trials have assessed Galantamine‘s impact on Alzheimer’s disease, autism, arthritis, diabetes, and obesity, among others. In this article we explore the science around Galantamine and how it can improve your health.

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