How much does it matter for patients to believe they will get well? Thanks to the work of Dr. Irving Kirsch, we now know that the majority of the effect of antidepressants is attributable to the “active placebo effect” or the belief that receiving a memified brain-chemical-corrector will actually help alleviate symptoms. As I discuss […]
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!
Understand 4 principal tenets that may be undermining your current understanding of the efficacy and safety of antidepressants.
The following are four principal tenets that may undermine your current understanding of the efficacy and safety of antidepressant medication. For more information like this, please check out Dr. Kelly Brogan’s new book, A Mind of Your Own: The Truth About Depression and How Women Can Heal Their Bodies to Reclaim Their Lives – on sale […]
I’m thrilled to be spreading the word about alternative mental health perspectives on Huffington Post! I wrote about dietary changes and how they can resolve anxiety and depressive symptoms in a matter of weeks: You feel at the end of your rope — foggy, tired, irritable, flat, and constantly worried. About. Everything. It seems like […]
Two women achieved mood stability for 2-3 years through a very low carb, ketogenic diet. Their stability was superior to that experienced on medication, and side-effect free. These women ate raw dairy, fish, organic meat, and non-starchy vegetables. They took select supplements and used coconut oil therapeutically. These cases demonstrate the power of diet in altering […]
A tour of 4 therapeutic foods that can be used medicinally, right from your kitchen, for optimal health and relief of depression, anxiety, cloudiness, and fatigue. For more information like this, please check out Dr. Kelly Brogan’s new book, A Mind of Your Own: The Truth About Depression and How Women Can Heal Their Bodies to […]