Tracing the Roots of Depression It was March 23, 2011, about 2:30 in the afternoon, when I noticed my face was swollen. I was just starting a root canal, and my dentist had told me to expect infection, so suddenly looking like the lady in the radiator from “Eraserhead” wasn’t a big shock. I felt
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 I believe that our current model is outdated and disempowering.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.
On May 17, 2017, we learned that Chris Cornell of Soundgarden had reportedly committed suicide by hanging. His family reports knowing a different Chris than one who would make this fatal decision, and suspect his anti-anxiety prescription in the altered state he was witnessed to be in the night he died. Perhaps an “addict turned
Do you struggle with your relationship to alcohol? Have you been told you’re an addict? My family is rife with “alcoholics,” most of whom are “recovered.” The dominant narrative is that alcohol made them sick and sobriety has offered them their lives back. To my eyes, however, there’s something important missing from this all-or-nothing approach
Have you heard of spontaneous remissions? You know, getting better, like completely better, without classical medical intervention? The conventional world goes out of their way not to document, study, or even acknowledge these “outliers” – many of which Dr. Kelly Turner is now devoted to cataloguing. In fact, most patients who recover from diagnoses like
Stress: Is it real or imagined? Stress. It has become our constant companion. We know when we feel it and when we don’t feel it, we actually may even go looking for it. Have you ever had a moment of peace and quiet, only to watch your mind pounce into action in a desperate effort