About a year into our journey together, having weaned off of two psychiatric meds, Sandra began to struggle with muscle aches. She had learned a tremendous amount about herself in the past year – that thyroid dysfunction was one of the major reasons for her several-year-bout with flat mood, fatigue, and fogginess; that sugar and
What if I told you that your drinking water, and everything made from it, drinks to soups, was poisoned? What if I then told you that this poison was being presented as a health-giving intervention, presumed to be in your best interest? You might wonder how such a reality could have ever taken hold. The
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.
This article first appeared on Mercola.com as The New Psychiatry: Psychoneuroimmunology A New Field Emerges Psychoneuroimmunology. This is what I aim to practice. Medical terms of this length command our respect for the interconnectedness of different subspecialties, for the futile segmentation and compartmentalization of the body into different organ systems. As discussed in this previous article I wrote for
What is Postpartum Depression? It depends who you ask. If you ask me, I’m likely to describe a number of potential contributors that can ultimately be tagged with the impressionist psychiatric descriptor of postpartum depression, anxiety, and psychosis. These terms tell us little to nothing about what’s actually going on in a woman’s body, yet