Ever have an extreme reaction to someone’s behavior? Like your husband is eating crackers, and just the sound of his chewing made you want to strangle him? We all have different buttons to be pushed, particularly when we are feeling stressed out, overwhelmed, or vulnerable, but who or what sets these buttons in place to
The evidence that our brain health depends on our immune systems and hormones continues to pile up. Given this interconnectedness, dubbed psychoneuroimmunology, it makes sense that interfering with our delicate hormonal balance can influence psychiatric diagnoses like depression. Yet over 100 million American women are prescribed synthetic hormones in the form of oral contraceptives
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M0mcN6TdUMs Have you been told that your mental illness is a chronic condition? Have you been diagnosed with an ‘incurable’ disease like depression? Were you told that your only hope is to manage your symptoms by taking lifelong medications? What if you could eliminate this diagnosis by simply fixing nutrient deficiencies or correcting physiologic imbalances?
The food you eat directly affects your brain Food is the best medicine. All your cells, bones, signaling molecules, and tissues are built from what you eat. For example, dietary fats are the building blocks of brain tissue and help balance hormones, and muscles are built from protein. Different vitamins and minerals are used to
Have 30 minutes? Sit down with Marie Forleo and Dr. Kelly Brogan to talk about myths and truths when it comes to depression – what it is, what it isn’t, and how to heal it.