We’ve all wished for it at one time or another. It may have been with your son who can’t sit still in school, your niece who was throwing a temper-tantrum, or a child who won’t stop crying on that redeye flight. Wouldn’t it be nice to pull out a tranquilizer dart and poof…turn that little
Let food be thy medicine and medicine by thy food. — Hippocrates The conventional practice wisdom is that type 1 diabetes (T1D) is “an incurable genetic disease,” implying that its sufferers will be condemned to a lifetime of daily blood glucose checks and insulin doses. Most people who are living with T1D have been forced
Trudy knew, deep inside, that medications couldn’t bring her where she needed to go. But what she didn’t know was that she had options. From the age of 19, she was medicated with multiple classes of psychotropics, hospitalized repeatedly, including on locked wards, and diagnosed with Bipolar Disorder. Because of limited benefit from medication, she
If you’ve followed my writing, you know that I love undermining current dogma. There’s a lot on the internet about water – how much to drink, what kind, and even about its dangers. For the final word, I always turn to Dr. Nicholas Gonzalez, a clinician who puts outcomes out in front of his intellectual claims.
Biochemical individuality is the event horizon of modern medicine. Our desire to reduce health to heredity and “what we’re born with” has been challenged by the myriad variables that we are now coming to understand as being more important than genes in determining wellness. Medicine and scientific research is now tasked with blazing a new