Have you noticed? Women are waking up. What worked before is no longer working and there just isn’t a way around that for an increasing number of us. But not all of us. No, not everyone will be waking up this time around. Few of our parents are awake, many of our siblings are just
We’ve been told a story about depression – that you are born with a chemical imbalance that requires lifelong medication. Get ready for some myth-busting around the benefits, risks, and the truth about what depression is.
Dr. Kelly Brogan Celebrates the Life of Her Mentor, Dr. Nicholas Gonzalez Dr. Nicholas Gonzalez’s passing is an unthinkable loss for so many who were inspired, transformed, and saved by his work. He was a clinical genius, an activist, and a visionary that changed the course of medicine for all those willing to let go
Psych Meds Put 49 Million Americans at Risk for Cancer With one in five Americans taking a psychiatric medication, most of whom, long term, we should probably start to learn a bit more about them. In fact, it would have been in the service of true informed consent to have investigated long-term risks before the deluge of
With 11% of Americans on antidepressants and one in four women of reproductive age, one would assume these pharmaceutical products are well-studied and clinically indicated. As I have discussed, unfortunately, psychiatric research suffers from profound conflict of interest and corruption of its data set. We are also turning a blind eye to adverse effects that
What is Depression? Was depression once an adaptive response to the environment? I’m generally of the opinion that the body doesn’t make mistakes and that millions of years of evolution were in the service of millions of years more. A review in the Journal of Affective Disorders by Durisko et al attempts to answer the