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
Similac Lacking Pheromones I have described, with deep reverence, what is known about the complexity of breastmilk, and some of the factors that interfere with successful nursing: hospital-based birth and associated procedural interruptions of the mother-baby unit, hospital-based interventions and their endocrine-disrupting effects, lack of education around lactation support, conflict of interest in hospitals
This post first appeared on GreenMedInfo.com. To sleep, perchance to dream. Many of us have a love hate relationship with sleep – making the time for it, honoring it, needing it, losing it, wanting it, partaking too much. A highly ritualized behavior, sleep also exemplifies the complexity of physiologic processes that feel beyond our control.
Much of my writing and teaching is devoted to the compelling literature around inflammatory models of depression and mental illness. In this model, inflammation is the driving force behind the symptoms that we try to squash with medications. Through this lens, one must consider, what is driving inflammation? How is it affecting cellular processes (mitochondria
How inflammatory foods can affect your brain and lead to depression and anxiety.