In psychiatrists’ offices, all around the world, women are being presented with something of a Sophie’s Choice – let your mental illness go untreated, or play with the risks (known and unknown) of medication exposure in pregnancy. One in four women of reproductive age are psychiatrically medicated in this country with approximately 6% to 15%
Eat your veggies is no longer synonymous with health thanks to the increasingly documented deleterious health effects of chemical pesticides and herbicides. In the approximately 80 years of human chemical herbicide use, countless health problems have been linked back to exposure. There was the Vietnam War’s Agent Orange. There was DDT and associated obfuscation efforts.
Since the discovery of DNA, the central dogma of genetic translation has lured us in with a simple path from genes to illness. With the completion of the Human Genome Project, however, we were forced to begin to explore the limitations of the mutation model of illness and our assumptions about the biology behind illness
This blog post contains excerpts from my new book, Own Your Self, now available for pre-order. Do you have Victim Stories being told in your life right now? Ways that things consistently suck, are unfair, or are part of a string of bad luck that won’t give you a break? Are you a martyr? Doing
This blog post contains excerpts from my new book, Own Your Self, now available for pre-order. Have you ever been in a life free fall? Complete with the sense that you’re heading towards inevitable doom, your insides are twisted up in your throat, and your mind is screaming ‘NO!’ as you wince your way through