A discussion of B12 deficiency as an easily reversible cause of mental illness.
This study echoes a 2005 BMJ paper supporting the safety of homebirth and 4% (versus 40 here in NY!) Cesarean rate. Of 146,752 low risk women, those who gave birth at home had lower (by more than half) rates of severe, acute maternal morbidity or really bad outcomes, postpartum hemmorrhage, and manual placenta removal.
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,
I’m thrilled to be spreading the word about alternative mental health perspectives on Huffington Post! I wrote about dietary changes and how they can resolve anxiety and depressive symptoms in a matter of weeks: You feel at the end of your rope — foggy, tired, irritable, flat, and constantly worried. About. Everything. It seems like
Here is my latest medical publication for the nerds out there! I discuss a new perspective on postpartum depression and the importance of bringing treatment of out of the one-size-fits-all antidepressant closet and into the bright light of inflammatory models of illness. Here is the abstract: Understanding of underlying risk, predisposing factors and effective treatments