I am not reporting today on the alarming results of a new JAMA study called Adverse Events After Routine Immunization of Extremely Low-Birth-Weight Infants for reasons related to my passion for women and children’s right to health freedom. I am reporting on this because it is one of the most egregious example of dogma resistant to truth.
Natural Birth & Breastfeeding Now that we know the microbiome exists and is largely responsible for our digestion, immunity, and assimilation and production of nutrients, we are charged with learning about its optimal manifestation. How is it created? What are the ingredients to a healthy microbiome? Are there some more critical and some less critical steps? As I
“The Love Hormone”. Sounds important, no? Turns out that we know very little about the hormone oxytocin, beyond that it is incredibly relevant to multiple metabolic, behavioral, and endocrine functions. In a compelling review entitled Beyond Labor: The Role of Natural and Synthetic Oxytocin in the Transition to Motherhood, Bell et al explore the literature suggesting
Rather than throwing medications at the ever increasing suffering of our populace, perhaps we should start asking “What is going on”?. Perhaps we should start engaging in preventive medicine. Nutritional psychiatry is about just that, and has demonstrated, in large, prospective cohort trials, that food matters to the mental health of offspring (listen to Julia
I can be incredibly impatient. When I want something done, I want it done yesterday. If there’s an easier, faster, more direct way to complete a task, I’m all about it. I’ve also, over the years, become more sensitive to the illusion of the “free lunch” that conventional medicine offers – birth control for annoying period-related