Really good information – probably explains why magnesium seems to be helping me chill.
Here are a list of nutrients that support neurotransmitter production. Neurotransmitters are the communication signals of the nervous system and by increasing and maintain healthy production of neurotransmitters the brain can function properly and more effectively.
GABA Enhancement/Glutamate Lowering
blocks excessive stimulation from glutamate. It will decrease excito-toxicity when there is too much glutamate in the brain (often seen in those with MS, chronic pain, anxiety, seizures, and/or mood disorders). It has also been shown to be neuroprotective in animal models of brain injury.
Dietary Sources: pumpkin seeds, sesame seeds, spinach, swiss chard, black beans, pinto beans, milk of magnesia, epson salt baths
Necessary component to generate GABA
Dietary Sources: garlic, leeks, onion, chives, cabbage, kale, collards, broccoli, cauliflower, radishes, kohlrabi
Taurine has been shown to help prevent epileptic seizures and be useful in the prevention of cardiac arrhythmias, atherosclerosis, and congestive heart failure. It has…
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