The translation of emotions to physiology is becoming less and less “woo woo” and more and more scientifically validated. A landmark study1 of women with breast cancer was recently published that provides even more evidence of the power of emotions on disease outcomes. In this study, researchers measured markers of inflammation called cytokines and correlated
You may have noticed that my approach to women’s mental health deviates from the norm – from what is being taught in medical school and what is being offered by doctors around the country. I believe that our current model is outdated and disempowering. Take a look at posts in this category to discover a new, powerful way to take more control of your health than ever before.
Do you know that wisdom teeth are supposed to fit in our mouths? That tooth decay isn’t just about eating candy? And that teeth grinding can be a sign of poor oxygenation integrity during sleep? Meet Dr. Steven Lin, a pioneering nutrition-based dentist who is here to teach us how and why oral health should
There are three philosophical books that make my required reading for life list: The Book by Alan Watts Ascent of Humanity by Charles Eisenstein The Science Delusion by Rupert Sheldrake What’s incredible about these manifestos is that they gently but steadily deconstruct our collective assumptions about the human experience and expose the vast gulfs of
Psychoneuroimmunology is a scientific effort to break down the wall between the mind and the body. But there is something that rat studies of the immune and endocrine features of emotional states can’t show us: cultural context and shared beliefs. Join me in conversation with Dr. Mario Martinez where we deconstruct some assumptions around mind-body
The Path to Wellness Is Through Food If you are one of the estimated 15 million Americans suffering from depression, you may be surprised to learn that the path to wellness and vitality is through food. The Western diet of heavily processed, denatured foods has been widely linked to rising rates of obesity, diabetes, and