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Antibiotics: The Bad News and the Worse News

Most women who have ever developed a post-antibiotic yeast infection are familiar with the now colloquial idea that antibiotics kill important regulatory bacteria. They think – I’ll...

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Stop the Madness: Coming Off Antidepressants & Antipsychotics

When the Madness Started

“I’ve spent a lot of my life feeling sick with no real diagnosis. I have always been small, and was as a kid. My stomach always ached. I had diarrhea...
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C-section: What's the Big Deal?

I can be incredibly impatient. When I want something done, I want it done yesterday. If there's an easier, faster, more direct way to complete a task, I'm all about it. I've also, over the years,...

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Depression: Why Aren't We Studying Women?

Until we can grow a baby outside of the womb, it seems in our best interest, as a species, to learn more about female physiology. There is scant literature on hormonal aberrations, on the natural...

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Is the Flu Vaccine the Solution or the Problem?

The idea behind vitalism and holistic healthcare is that an environment for wellness can be cultivated once we recognize the body's inherent complexity, wisdom, and its inextricable connection to...

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Depression: It’s Not Your Serotonin

“Depression is a serious medical condition that may be due to a chemical imbalance, and Zoloft works to correct this imbalance.”

Ad for Zoloft

Herein Lies the Chemical Imbalance Myth...

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Can B Vitamins Prevent Infertility & Miscarriage?

Patients often ask – do I really need to take a prenatal? Having taken a prescription prenatal full of parabens, dyes, and synthetic excuses for vitamins in my first pregnancy, I have...

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Functional Forum: Accelerating the Evolution of Medicine

I love community. As someone who listens for an inner voice of truth rather than adopting conventional mores, I am familiar with how lonely this type of intellectualism can be. For this reason and...

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Does The Pill Cause Autism?

This question: "What's the cause of autism?"

– belies our attachment to an old model of medicine in which diseases have linear causes and one-drug remedies. In today's health market, sickness...

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Acid Blocking Gut Sabotage

Emblematic of symptom-suppression over root-cause resolution, acid blocking medication is sold like an over the counter vitamin, causing disruption of digestion, B12 absorption, and, now microbial...

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Not Interchangeable: Breast Milk and Formula

When we reduce food to its micro and macronutrients, we misapprehend the bridge that it represents between us and our environments. In the case of breast milk, this first food is also first...

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