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Is Your Prescription Drug Causing Your Depression?

Let’s face it... our current medical industry loves pills.

When you go to the doctor for any kind of discomfort with any kind of diagnosis, chances are that the doctor will write out a slip...

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Why "Being Emotional" Is Actually Good For Us, Our Children, And For Our Species As A Whole

In our culture, emotions are often seen as a nuisance, something to get over or around. Even worse, having emotions -- other than a select few positively-associated ones -- has been seen as a...

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Hormonal Contraceptives Increase the Risk of Suicide and Suicide Attempts

More than 100 million women worldwide use hormonal contraception, and not just to avoid pregnancy. Many have other reasons for using hormonal contraceptives, such as alleviating menstrual pain,...

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How Long Does Antidepressant Withdrawal Last?

You board a flight for a stated destination, expecting to arrive within six hours. You can tolerate the hardships inherent in typical air travel, especially since you’re motivated by the...

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A Time For Rain: Teaching Our Children About Sadness

Stop crying Danny!

That tears are a bad thing is so baked into our social fabric that parents might find themselves renouncing crying without any awareness of the deeper implications. It might not...

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When Healing Is Hard: How to See Inconsistency as an Invitation

When we finally discover the radical power of nutrition to heal ourselves from depression, anxiety and other mood disorders, life changes.

Nutrition can literally and metaphorically...

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What's The Deal With Food Allergy Testing?

So, apparently, no more eggplants, pineapples, cheese, rice, tomatoes, and peanuts...said anyone who has ever taken a food allergy test!

It’s such an appealing idea isn’t it? Just take...

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The BodyMind Concept: Two Surprising Tips to Heal Your Body with Your Mind

I remember once feeling like I was offering my patients a warm, nurturing hug when I would give them a diagnosis, or confirm it, after a consultation. “It’s the nature of Bipolar...

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Postpartum Depression: Is Brexanolone the Answer?

“…if females can be induced to believe that their sufferings will be diminished, or shortened, and their lives and those of their offspring, be safer in the hands of the...

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Fever and the Nature of Acute Disease

The following excerpt is from Dr. Cowan’s book Vaccines, Autoimmunity, and the Changing Nature of Childhood Illness, and is reprinted with permission from the publisher.

In November 1890, a...

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Antidepressant Drugs Work According to Latest Study: A Critical Re-Appraisal

Dozens of meta-analyses including hundreds of antidepressant drug trials have been conducted to date. With a few notable exceptions 1 2, the vast majority of these meta-analyses conclude that...

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The Breaking Point

My story isn’t unique. I’m one of many millions of Americans that bought into an unproven theory that depression and anxiety are caused by unbalanced brain chemistry. After taking...

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