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Monsanto – The Poison Expert Putting Food on our Plates

Dangers of Mass Agriculture

The Undercurrent delves into the world of mass agriculture to ask how one company has such control over food supply. The name Monsanto was once synonymous...

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Did Your Gyn Tell You The Pill Could Kill?

Rare risks are only rare if they happen to someone else. It's my belief that no one is engaging the principles of informed consent when it comes to the birth control pill. Now, the science is...

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Is The Pill Changing Your Brain?

Oral Contraceptives

Where you look, you may find. Because oral contraceptives seized the market in 1959 and have not let go since, there has been little to no incentive to actually research the...

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Pitocin Is Not Oxytocin

What is Oxytocin?

“The Love Hormone”.  Sounds important, no? Turns out that we know very little about the hormone oxytocin, beyond that it is incredibly relevant to multiple...

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Need Sleep? Here's Why Natural Sleep Aids Make Sense

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To sleep, perchance to dream. Many of us have a love hate relationship with sleep – making the time for it, honoring it, needing it, losing...

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PMS Got You On Fire? The Inflammation Connection

What does modern medicine have to offer the woman with severe PMS? The one suffering with low mood, irritability, tearfulness, and even suicidality accompanied with a side dish of bloating, breast...

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How Inflammation and Depression Gave Birth to New Medicine

This article first appeared on as The New Psychiatry: Psychoneuroimmunology

A New Field Emerges

Psychoneuroimmunology. This is what I aim to practice. Medical terms of...

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Is that Couch Making you Fat? Flame Retardants and Obesity

Flame retardants used in furniture, electronics, appliances, vehicles, clothing, and building materials (and liberally coating hospital interiors) have been demonstrated to be toxic to hormones and...

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Prenatal Vitamins: A to D

The tension between natural medicine advocates and the defenders of pharmaceutically-based medicine, sometimes gives rise to some confusing double-talk. The supplement industry has been persecuted...

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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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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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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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