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Your Microbiome On Drugs

For those of you who have ever had a garden, you know the struggle. It requires hours of back-breaking work to pull out the weeds and to care for the new plants. However, once these new plants get...

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There is Nothing to Fear: German New Medicine 101

It’s not often that something comes into your world that completely shifts everything you thought you knew about a subject, but that is exactly what occurred when I happened upon German New...

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Beyond Genetics: Is Type 1 Diabetes a Lifestyle Disease?

Let food be thy medicine and medicine by thy food. — Hippocrates

The conventional practice wisdom is that type 1 diabetes (T1D) is “an incurable genetic disease,” implying that...

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Is Your Prescription Drug Causing Your Depression?

Let’s face it... our current medical industry loves pills.

When you go to the doctor for any kind of discomfort with any kind of diagnosis, chances are that the doctor will write out a slip...

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Why "Being Emotional" Is Actually Good For Us, Our Children, And For Our Species As A Whole

In our culture, emotions are often seen as a nuisance, something to get over or around. Even worse, having emotions -- other than a select few positively-associated ones -- has been seen as a...

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Hormonal Contraceptives Increase the Risk of Suicide and Suicide Attempts

More than 100 million women worldwide use hormonal contraception, and not just to avoid pregnancy. Many have other reasons for using hormonal contraceptives, such as alleviating menstrual pain,...

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How Long Does Antidepressant Withdrawal Last?

You board a flight for a stated destination, expecting to arrive within six hours. You can tolerate the hardships inherent in typical air travel, especially since you’re motivated by the...

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A Time For Rain: Teaching Our Children About Sadness

Stop crying Danny!

That tears are a bad thing is so baked into our social fabric that parents might find themselves renouncing crying without any awareness of the deeper implications. It might not...

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When Healing Is Hard: How to See Inconsistency as an Invitation

When we finally discover the radical power of nutrition to heal ourselves from depression, anxiety and other mood disorders, life changes.

Nutrition can literally and metaphorically...

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What's The Deal With Food Allergy Testing?

So, apparently, no more eggplants, pineapples, cheese, rice, tomatoes, and peanuts...said anyone who has ever taken a food allergy test!

It’s such an appealing idea isn’t it? Just take...

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The BodyMind Concept: Two Surprising Tips to Heal Your Body with Your Mind

I remember once feeling like I was offering my patients a warm, nurturing hug when I would give them a diagnosis, or confirm it, after a consultation. “It’s the nature of Bipolar...

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Postpartum Depression: Is Brexanolone the Answer?

“…if females can be induced to believe that their sufferings will be diminished, or shortened, and their lives and those of their offspring, be safer in the hands of the...

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