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Game Changer: Brain Immunity

This post first appeared on GreenMedInfo.com.

Sometimes science gets things wrong. With acknowledgement of these fundamental misapprehensions, whole swaths of dogma have to be unraveled,...

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Postpartum Depression: My Interview with Science & Sensibility

Lamaze is an incredible organization dedicated to supporting women’s birth and postpartum experience. Their clinical and scientific influence has reflected the conventional concerns around...

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Inflammation in Depression

Much of my writing and teaching is devoted to the compelling literature around inflammatory models of depression and mental illness. In this model, inflammation is the driving force behind the...

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Vitamin D for Pregnancy Depression

Vitamin D’s role in mental health may represent its pivotal position as a neuroimmune hormonal messenger. Some clinicians, including myself, question the cause of epidemic levels of ...

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Gluten and Mental Health Interview - Podcast

I had the pleasure of being interviewed for Jennifer Fugo's Gluten Free School podcast where we discussed the relationship between gluten and mental health, with a focus on women. Check it out!

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Two Foods That May Sabotage Your Brain

Could there be a food-based cure for schizophrenia, bipolar, and depressive disorders? It is my firm conviction that diet - both what it may be deficient in as well as its potential toxicity - can...

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3 Ways Sugar Is Ruining Your Mental Health

I’m a very visual person. When I meet a patient who presents with complaints of irritability, anxiety, foggy thinking, fatigue, and insomnia, I visualize something that looks like a concert...

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A Woman's Friend: Magnesium

I sometimes think about what supplements I might grab in a house fire, and magnesium is one of them.

I'd never diminish the evidence-based power of B vitamins, fatty acids, and fat...

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It's Not All In Your Head: Thyroid

How inflammatory foods can affect your brain and lead to depression and anxiety.

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