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Medicating Children with Scott Shannon, MD, on Fearless Medicine Radio

I had the pleasure of interviewing Scott Shannon, MD, a holistic psychiatrist on the topic ‘Medicating Children’ on Fearless Medicine radio.

Our nation’s children are in crisis....

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What Causes Postpartum Depression?

What is Postpartum Depression?

It depends who you ask. If you ask me, I’m likely to describe a number of potential contributors that can ultimately be tagged with the impressionist...

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Breastfeeding and Postpartum Depression: Use One to Prevent the Other

I recently discussed, on The Healthy Home Economist, an important new paper, and the first of its kind to explore the relationship between breastfeeding and postpartum depression. Here was the...

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Hungry all the Time? Paleo Solution

So much about the Paleo diet makes intuitive sense, given its primary reliance on vegetables, natural fats, and animal protein, but quantification of its effects on the body is always welcome.

In...

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Meditation: Evidence Based Psychiatric Treatment, on Mercola.com

Do you want to powerfully influence your gene expression for the best? Do you want to train your nervous system to maintain a default state of relaxation? Do you want an evidence-based treatment...

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From Gut to Brain and Back Again


What is the gut-brain connection all about? How and why can our diets, stress, and toxic exposures influence our guts and therefore our mental health?


For more information like this,...

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Can Gluten and Dairy Cause Neurologic Symptoms?

A new study examines the role, in a population of 400 screened donors, of wheat and milk proteins in triggering of a brain-based immune response.

  • Vojdani et al published their results in ...
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Vitamin B12 Deficiency: A Trigger for Depression and Anxiety?

Depression, Anxiety: All In Your Head?

One of the most remarkable papers I have read in the psychiatric literature was about a 57 year old woman who was treated with months of both...

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Reboot Your Pregnancy Naturally

I had the pleasure of being interviewed for the Kevin Geary’s Rebooted Body podcast. If you don’t know Kevin, he transformed himself from an overweight borderline diabetic who...

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Rejecting Flu Vaccine in Pregnancy

The Medicalization of Pregnancy

Women have permitted doctors and pharmaceutical companies privileged access to their fierce and primitive drive toward protecting a pregnancy. They have been made to...

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Transitioning to Paleo Breakfast: Pancakes, Smoothies & Seed Cereal

The Standard American Diet is never better represented than in our devotion to processed food, upon rising.

The cereal aisle in an average grocery store is an epic display of our indoctrination...

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