The following are four principal tenets that may undermine your current understanding of the efficacy and safety of antidepressant medication. 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 – on sale
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 I believe that our current model is outdated and disempowering.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.
A due date is 280 days from a woman’s last menstrual period, but only 3% of women deliver on this date, and only 70% within 10 days of it. Tracking precise lengths of gestation in 125 pregnancies, researchers found that babies were born with up to 37 days variation (up to 43 weeks) from the
While I advocate for a high natural fat, vegetable-based carb diet for most people, I am often asked, “What should I eat for a snack?” With improved blood sugar stability, constant hunger becomes less of a reality and as a result, snacking becomes less necessary. However, it’s not a bad idea to have a minimally
A recent study contributes to the literature suggesting a bidrectional relationship between schizophrenia and autoimmune diseases. In a Danish cohort, individuals with schizophrenia and infectious exposures (hospitalization), the incidence of autoimmune disease was almost 3x as frequent. Schizophrenia likely shares underlying pathology with autoimmune disorders in the form of acute on chronic inflammation, and
This is a thorough discussion of the fluoride fallacy – it doesn’t help decay and it puts the whole body at risk. This Harvard University meta-analysis exposes the potential for fluoride to negatively impact developing brains (although this is just correlative, mechanisms of effect are known and include interference with thyroid function as well