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Are We Being Censored?

Many of you who have supported and followed my work for the past 6 years know that I’ve shared it with a fire in my belly and tears in my eyes. For so many years, I encountered moments where...

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Tantalizing Evidence of a Brain Microbiome

By now, almost everyone has heard of the human microbiome – the collection of viruses, bacteria, and fungi that play a pivotal role in our health and cognitive functioning. Also called the...

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New Insights on Gut Permeability and Depression

If you know what depression feels like – the brain clouding, the flat moods, the tiredness – you’re not alone. Over 300 million people around the world have depression, and yet...

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Adverse Effects of Antipsychotic Drugs in Children

We’ve all wished for it at one time or another. It may have been with your son who can’t sit still in school, your niece who was throwing a temper-tantrum, or a child who won’t...

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Do Synthetic Thyroid Hormones Work?

If you walk into a doctor’s office and tell a conventional doctor that you’re depressed, gaining weight, fatigued, having trouble concentrating, cold, and constipated, chances are that...

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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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