I loved this interview experience with Mikhaila Peterson, and I hope you enjoy our no holds barred convo! Mikhaila Peterson is the daughter of world-renowned psychologist and author, Jordan Peterson (of 12 Rules for Life fame). But despite her upbringing, Mikhaila wound up with severe autoimmune and mood disorders that she couldn’t solve with a prescription bottle.
Drug Side Effects
The truth is that drugs can’t heal. And yet the primary approach to healing in modern health care is to treat symptoms with drugs. This is based on the erroneous belief that we are broken. We are machines that need calibrating and we need chemicals to feel better. But the evidence shows us that drugs can’t heal – and often, don’t even help.
You may believe that there are some “mental illnesses” that really require medication. Top of that list is likely to be chronic paranoid Schizophrenia, I would imagine. The story you are about to hear defies this assumption. Raya is a fierce mother who has devoted her life to her son’s chronic and debilitating diagnosis of
How many medications are you currently taking? A Mayo Clinic study found that 7 out of 10 Americans take at least one prescription drug. But it gets worse… Over 50% take two prescription medications, 20% take at least five medications (Mayo Clinic, 2013); and 23% take at least three (CDC, 2016). A 2017 Consumer Reports
We’ve all wished for it at one time or another. It may have been with your son who can’t sit still in school, your niece who was throwing a temper-tantrum, or a child who won’t stop crying on that redeye flight. Wouldn’t it be nice to pull out a tranquilizer dart and poof…turn that little
Let’s face it… our current medical industry loves pills. When you go to the doctor for any kind of discomfort with any kind of diagnosis, chances are that the doctor will write out a slip of paper and send you to the pharmacy. Every illness, every injury, every bodily inconvenience has some kind of corresponding