What is the gut-brain connection all about? How and why can our diets, stress, and toxic exposures influence our guts and therefore our mental health? For more information like this, please check out Dr. Kelly Brogan’s book, A Mind of Your Own: The Truth About Depression and How Women Can Heal Their Bodies to Reclaim Their
Gut Health And Mood
Over 90% of the cells in our body are non-human. This microbial ecology, found largely in our digestive system, is intricately connected to processes in our bodies that make us healthy – or make us chronically ill. Modern life is wreaking havoc on the healthy balance required for health – including brain health. We are nature and nature is us. See how the latest science supports this truth.
Depression, Anxiety: All In Your Head? One of the most remarkable papers I have read in the psychiatric literature was about a 57 year old woman who was treated with months of both antipsychotic and antidepressant medications and given two rounds of electroconvulsive treatment before anyone bothered to check her vitamin B12 level. Her symptoms
Patients with celiac disease may not achieve remission with elimination of gluten alone. This analysis looked at cross-reactivity of antibodies to gliadin (gluten protein) with other foods and various bodily tissues. Milk, yeast, corn, instant coffee, and rice were found to be cross-reactive. This contributes to my recommendation that gluten, diary, and non-gluten grains like
Why You Need Gluten-Free After you read this, you’ll want to know more including the how’s and why’s of a gluten-free lifestyle. Don’t miss the world’s first Gluten Free Summit, a FREE, ONLINE event taking place from November 11-17, 2013, that gathers 29 of the world’s experts and opinion leaders to discuss the topics of gluten-related
When a woman experiences fatigue, brain clouding, flat mood, PMS, and constipation, we call it anxiety or stress and we stick her on an antidepressant that she will likely take for the rest of her life. Where in this protocol have we investigated why she is feeling that way? How have we personalized the treatment