Tag Archives: free radicals

Oxidative stress? Let’s take a look at DOPAC…

In the past several weeks, there have been a number of posts about oxidative stress and the effects that it can have on neurotransmitter pathways, including the tryptophan pathway and catecholamine synthesis. Dopamine metabolism can also contribute to oxidative stress. … Continue reading

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Is oxidative stress stealing your serotonin?

In recent posts, we’ve discussed oxidative stress and the innate systems the body uses to control free radical levels. When these systems are not functioning properly or free radicals are being produced too quickly for the body to keep up, … Continue reading

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Neutralizing the threat of excess free radicals – your body’s natural defense system

In a previous post, we discussed the concept of oxidative stress and the association that it can have with numerous health concerns. It is also important to understand how the body controls free radicals and prevents oxidative stress from occurring. … Continue reading

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What is oxidative stress?

Oxidative stress has become somewhat of a buzzword in healthcare today, but what exactly does oxidative stress refer to? Simply put, oxidative stress refers to the burden on the body as a result of an over-production of free radicals (Figure … Continue reading

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