Resolving PMS Women are just supposed to deal with PMS, right? It’s just part of the deal. 7-10 days, or maybe 12-14 (aka half of your life) where you sabotage relationships, want to crawl out of your skin, and generally feel disconnected from any reason for living. Leigh Ann tried exercise and supplements after laying
You may have noticed that my approach to women’s mental health deviates from the norm – from what is being taught in medical school and what is being offered by doctors around the country. I believe that our current model is outdated and disempowering. Take a look at posts in this category to discover a new, powerful way to take more control of your health than ever before.
Watching the World Go By I spent months confined to my bed when I was tapering off of my medications. I was alone in my own small world without much connection to the world passing by outside my bedroom window. One month after I took my last dose of my last medication, I knew I
This post was originally found on Fearless Parent, and has been shared here courtesy of Louise Kuo Habakus. Step back and take a good look. It’s a full blown, parent on parent brawl. I’m struck with an urgency that the vaccine discussion is perilously off track and acutely needs correction. The anti-vaccine controversy isn’t really about
They say that if you think you’re enlightened, try spending two weeks with your family. What is it about these relationships that drives us to our breaking point? Last week, I had a patient come in whose dietary commitments were completely derailed by one holiday weekend with her parents. She literally self-medicated with sugar because
The new biology of depression The old story is that depression is caused by a deficiency of neurotransmitters like serotonin. This ‘serotonin model’ led to widespread treatment using selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) such as Zoloft and Prozac. If you’ve been diagnosed with depression, your doctor may have said that you’re “just born that way.”