Evenstar Mood &Energy Wellness Center - natural health, wellness and well-being

Monthly Specials
Evenstar Homepage
where do I start?
health, wellness and well-being services
health wellnes lifestlye products to order online

mood & energy management, brain chemistry perimenopause, neurotransmitter, stress relief
Mood & Energy Program
Perimenopause Mood & Energy
Brain Chemistry & Moods
Optimizing Your Brain Chemistry
Brain Chemistry Profile
Neurotransmitters & Your Health
NeuroSelect Profile
Interactive Stress Relief Tools

nutritional heath wellness preventative care, health tests
Functional Health Tests
Nutritional Wellness Programs
Health Conditions Programs
Seasonal Wellness Programs
Supplement Programs
Herbal Wellness Programs

What is a Certified Nutritionist?

lifestyle, personal coaching,
Personal Coaching
Motivation Potential Appraisal
The Way of Change eCourse
The Coaching Corner

vision quest, medicine walk, rite of passage, seneca
Vision Quest for Women
Seasonal Rites of Passage
Medicine Wheel Charts
The Healer's Initiations
Medicine Walk
Journey Stories

organic, wildcrafted herbal tonics, remedies, herbs
Herbal Products Catalog
Childbearing Year Catalog
Menopause Years Catalog
Herbal Remedies
Customized Herbal Formulas

Community Wellness Project
Kaizen Project
Wellness Fund
We Make it Easy to Work with Us

peri-menopause moods, depression, childbearing, pregnancy
The Childbearing Year
The Perimenopause Passage

about us
About Mary Ann Copson
Our Mission & Vision
Policies & Procedures
Photo Album
Media Room
Contact Information

free m
Article Index
Resources & Links
Mood & Energy Tips eZine
Evenstar Newsletter
Houses of Healing Blog
Free Service Appointment

Site Map

Signs That Your Dopamine Levels Are Too Low

If you like this article:

A while back I covered the Top 10 signs your serotonin levels are too low. And the Top 10 signs your dopamine levels are too high. It's rare that your serotonin levels would be too high. So that leaves one more bothersome neurotransmitter imbalance to address.

Neurotransmitters – the powerful group of chemicals inside the brain - create and reflect your feelings moods, thoughts and behaviors. These powerful chemicals in the brain result in physiological and psychological changes in how you experience life. All behavior has a corresponding chemical pattern in the brain.

There are more than a dozen neurotransmitters - but two of them (serotonin and dopamine) play a leading role in orchestrating our behaviors, thoughts, emotions and experiences.

Dopamine is your excitatory neurotransmitter. When your dopamine levels are too low you lack a strong vital inner force.

Here are my Top 10 signs that your dopamine levels are too low:

1. You will lack energy and stamina.

2. You will have no drive or motivation.

3. You will not be able to concentrate.

4. You will lack focus.

5. You will not be able to move memories into long term storage

6. You will become depressed and not have any future orientation. It will be all you can do to get through the day.

7. You will have trouble thinking and keeping your thoughts organized.

8. You will not be able to be creative.

9. You will not be able to pay attention.

10. You will have no adventuresome spirit. You will want to avoid making any changes in your life.

Neurotransmitters and Your Health

Many adverse health conditions are related to brain chemistry imbalances. Your brain chemistry affects these conditions and the conditions affect your brain chemistry. With a determination of your neurotransmitter profile we can begin to correct some long standing health problems. Particularly affected are:

  • Stress
  • Low Mood or mood swings
  • Anxious, irritability, agitation, tension, panic attacks
  • Difficulty concentrating, focusing or remembering
  • Sleep disturbances, sleep difficulties
  • Headaches
  • Fatigue, lack of energy
  • Weight issues, food cravings

Tell me more...

 

Related Information:

Brain Chemistry Optimization Profile

NeuroSelect Profile

Brain Chemistry for a Peak Performance Life

Top Ten Signs that Your Serotonin Levels are Too Low

Top Ten Signs that Your Brain Chemisrty is out of Balance

 

© Copyright 1997 - 2008 by Mary Ann Copson and Evenstar. All rights reserved.

About the Author:
Mary Ann Copson is the founder of the Evenstar Mood & Energy Wellness Center for Women. With Master's Degrees in Human Development and Psychology and Counseling, Mary Ann is a Certified Licensed Nutritionist; Certified Holistic Health Practitioner; Brain Chemistry Profile Clinician; and a Health, Wellness and Lifestyle Coach. Reconnect to your physical, emotional, mental, psychological and spiritual natural rhythms at
http://evenstaronline.com

Like this article?

Help us out by linking to this page from your website or submitting this page to your favorite web directory or Web 2.0 site.

Want to use this article in YOUR Publication, e-zine or website?     You can!
You’re welcome to “reprint” this article online as long as it remains complete and unaltered and you include the “About the Author” info above with active links. Please send a copy or a link to your reprint to maryann@evenstaronline.com

For print publications, please ask first.

Return to Articles index

My business thrives on referrals.
If you know someone who would like to know about Evenstar please take a moment to tell them.
Your referral helps me and your friend.

Like getting stuff via regular mail?

Join our mailing list and, in addition to occasional exclusive special offers, you’ll get the hard copy Evenstar Newsletter:

A Woman's Guide to Mood & Energy Management

Packed with vital information on a wide range of lifestyle, personal development, nutritional, longevity, health, and herbal topics.

FREE articles and tips via email packed with useful information to assist you in living a happier, healthier, more meaningful life.

Mood and Energy Management Tips for Women Ezine

Just fill in your name (optional, but so I can personalize your ezine) and your primary email address here.
I won't sell, exchange or otherwise give out your email address. You can easily unsubscribe at any time.

Name
Email

Return to Articles index

This page last updated on 6/25/08 . Please report any problems to the webmaster.webmaster
disclaimer
Site Map