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Fever and the Nature of Acute Disease

The following excerpt is from Dr. Cowan’s book Vaccines, Autoimmunity, and the Changing Nature of Childhood Illness, and is reprinted with permission from the publisher.

In November 1890, a...

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Antidepressant Drugs Work According to Latest Study: A Critical Re-Appraisal

Dozens of meta-analyses including hundreds of antidepressant drug trials have been conducted to date. With a few notable exceptions 1 2, the vast majority of these meta-analyses conclude that...

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The Breaking Point

My story isn’t unique. I’m one of many millions of Americans that bought into an unproven theory that depression and anxiety are caused by unbalanced brain chemistry. After taking...

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Bringing Our Shadow Out of the Dark

Facing Our Shadow: An Essential Practice for Our Times

Do you sometimes say about what you've just done, “I don’t know what got into me?”

Do you sometimes feel like you’re...

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Climate: A New Story

“Ah…it’s global warming”.

This trope has entered our vernacular, perhaps a catchphrase for the sense that something is really wrong on this planet. While there is...

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Is Your β€œNormal” Thyroid Test Hiding the Source of Your Depression?

Do you have one or more of the following symptoms?

  • Unexplained weight gain or loss
  • Swelling, puffiness
  • Low energy, depressed mood
  • Racing heart, anxiety
  • Lethargy, sleeplessness
  • Digestive...
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Want to "Beat" Cancer? End the Fight

The translation of emotions to physiology is becoming less and less “woo woo” and more and more scientifically validated. A landmark study1 of women with breast cancer was recently...

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Mess to Meaning: From Breakdown to Breakthrough

The stumble from grace

You were feeling great! You decided to taper your antidepressant medication, did the Reset, reclaimed your body, took a red line marker to many of your former...

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The Many Origins of Depression

What Is Depression?

Is depression a flat mood, an inability to participate in ‘normal life activities,’ or unexplained bouts of sadness? In spite of its singular clinical...

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What Is Functional Dentistry?

Do you know that wisdom teeth are supposed to fit in our mouths? That tooth decay isn’t just about eating candy? And that teeth grinding can be a sign of poor oxygenation integrity during...

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3 Tips for Tapering Benzodiazepines or Sleep Meds

Forewarned, forearmed, to be prepared is half the victory. ~ Miguel de Cervantes

For many people, the prospect of facing benzodiazepine withdrawal is terrifying. For others, the actual process of...

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KB-Approved, Paleo Pancakes

As many of you know, eggs for breakfast can get old quickly. But so can feeling like you need to take a nap two hours after you wake up and eat!

Here’s one of my go-to recipes that my kids...

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