Scientists have discovered a mucus-loving “bacteriophage” that kills bacteria in protection of its host. This discovery supports how much we have yet to learn about immunity and how important our coexistence with microbes really is. Ditch the Purell and support a healthy gut and immune system through consumption of whole, unprocessed food, fermented foods, sun, sleep,
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.
A discussion of the little known risks of oral contraceptives, particularly for those with anxiety and depression. For non-hormonal options, see: http://bit.ly/1tpNVzi. For more information like this, please check out Dr. Kelly Brogan’s new book, A Mind of Your Own: The Truth About Depression and How Women Can Heal Their Bodies to Reclaim Their Lives –
Are You On the Pill? It was early in my actualization as a righteous, post-adolescent that I began to think of birth control as a woman’s right. It would be years before I would learn the nuanced considerations of tacit permissiveness for unprotected sex, the wholesale delegation of contraception to the female counterpart, and the