“The most powerful path to our brain—and peace of mind—is through our gut.” Today, millions of people have gut dysbiosis that leads to poor digestion and mood as well as a constant state of low-grade inflammation. While restoring optimal gut flora demands a variety of interventions, it begins with eliminating grains, dairy, sugar and GMOs
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 I believe that our current model is outdated and disempowering.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.
It’s a particularly nasty flu season, right – what should we do?? Last week, a student in my daughter’s elementary school died. An apparently healthy, active, and vital 10-year old child suddenly departed. Despite an initial announcement of “cause unknown,” the administrators followed up with a suddenly clear pronouncement that he died “from the flu.”
“I’ve tried every supplement, I’ve been watching my diet like a hawk to see what the problem food is, and I feel like I’ve done everything to get rid of this gas pain that seems to come every afternoon. I’m so frustrated with my body at this point. Why can’t I get totally better?!” Louise
The Post-Industrial Legacy Here is an uncomfortable fact: as inhabitants of an industrialized nation, we have an average of 700 synthetic chemicals in our bodies. Right. Now. That may seem hard to swallow until you realize that approximately 84,000 chemicals are introduced into food and consumer products in America each year. 1 More than 13,000
For over one hundred and fifty years, psychiatry has promoted the idea that what is called schizophrenia is a progressive, deteriorative disease of the brain, and that science is on the horizon of finally discovering the biochemical nature of this debilitating mental disorder. From the age of Kraepelin through the reign of Freud and now