A recent study contributes to the literature suggesting a bidrectional relationship between schizophrenia and autoimmune diseases. In a Danish cohort, individuals with schizophrenia and infectious exposures (hospitalization), the incidence of autoimmune disease was almost 3x as frequent. Schizophrenia likely shares underlying pathology with autoimmune disorders in the form of acute on chronic inflammation, and
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 I believe that our current model is outdated and disempowering.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.
This is a thorough discussion of the fluoride fallacy – it doesn’t help decay and it puts the whole body at risk. This Harvard University meta-analysis exposes the potential for fluoride to negatively impact developing brains (although this is just correlative, mechanisms of effect are known and include interference with thyroid function as well
Welcome to Fearless Parent Radio and my own show, Fearless Medicine. Over at Fearless Parent, where I am Medical Director, Louise Kuo Habakus and Alison MacNeil host a provocative weekly radio show on Wednesdays (11am EST) to take the pulse of new parenting. No topic off limits! One of their first shows, on November 27,
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
Why You Need Gluten-Free After you read this, you’ll want to know more including the how’s and why’s of a gluten-free lifestyle. Don’t miss the world’s first Gluten Free Summit, a FREE, ONLINE event taking place from November 11-17, 2013, that gathers 29 of the world’s experts and opinion leaders to discuss the topics of gluten-related