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The Way Back to Optimal Health

The Way Back to Optimal Health

Toxic foods and environments are everywhere. And chances are – just by living a modern lifestyle – you may be experiencing health issue including: weight gain, fatigue, mood swings or depression, allergies or insomnia. If so -- please check out this new video series by my dear friend and bestselling author, Donna Gates, who is one of the smartest people-- and clinicians,  that I know. She will teach you advanced strategies to identify the toxins impacting your health, plus give you a proven...

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Enhance Memory and Alertness!

Enhance Memory and Alertness!

I'm in San Diego for the A4M (anti-aging medicine) Hormone Module, where I just spoke to an enthusiastic group of doctors about "Women, Mood and Hormones", and how women's hormones interact with and influence our neurotranmitters and mood. So instead of an antidepressant, consider neurotransmitter precursors (amino acids, vitamins, minerals) and bio-identical hormones. This was courtesy of RLC, manufacturer's of Nature-throid, the natural dessicated thryoid product that I prescribe in my practice. I am attending this 2 day seminar at the lovely...

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Afraid of Losing Your Mind?

Afraid of Losing Your Mind?

I'm Home! I am back home from Australia, where I had a wonderful time, speaking at the International Congress on Natural Medicine, addresssing 500 health practitioners-- NDs, MDs, acupuncturists, DC, and more. I feel like I made 500 new friends i additio to the warm and always helpful staff of the sponsoring company, Healthworld.com.au. I spoke to some practitioners who were excited to be using the Cell-Wellbeing hair follicle scanner which I also use in my practice, to determine individual...

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Listen to my Marijuana/CBD interview on Anxiety Summit

Listen to my Marijuana/CBD interview on Anxiety Summit

Reporting from Brisbane, Australia, preparing to open the International Congress on Natural Medicine with my presentation on a Functional Medicine Approach to Psychiatry. I'll follow up wth Natural Approaches to Addiction on Day 3. I just spent 2 magical days in Byron Bay at the lovely countryside home of  friends -- where I could catch up with my work, catch my breath, deal with jet lag, watch the wind in the trees, the happy cows in the meadow below, and listen...

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The Healing Hashimoto’s Summit

The Healing Hashimoto’s Summit

Over the years I have diagnosed many patients with Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis, an autoimmune disease that causes inflammation in the thyroid and a gradual destruction of thyroid tissue by the immune system. Frequently  presenting with anxiety, depression, moodswings and fatigue, it is often just treated at face value with psychotropic medication— and the opportunity for correct treatment and a much improved life are missed! The sooner it is detected, the better your odds of getting good results from treatment. So I’m...

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International Natural Medicine Congress in Australia & introducing BrainGo!

International Natural Medicine Congress in Australia & introducing BrainGo!

I'm getting ready to leave for Australia, for the International Congress on Natural Medicine June 11-13 in Brisbane, where I'll be leading off the congress with my presentation on "The Functional Medicine Approach to Psychiatry" and ending the conference with "An Integrative Approach to Treating Addiction". I've never been there, so I am taking a little time at both ends to enjoy the area, ending up in Sydney for a few days before I head home. Instant Brain Energy We’re...

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The Anxiety Summit – Nutritional Solutions for Anxiety – season 4!

The Anxiety Summit – Nutritional Solutions for Anxiety – season 4!

When my colleague and good buddy, Food Mood Expert Trudy Scott, Author of The Antianxiety Food Solution: How the Foods You Eat Can Help You Calm Your Anxious Mind, Improve Your Mood and End Cravings, asked me if I could talk about  “Marijuana and Anxiety: Panacea or Pandora’s Box?" on her 4th Anxiety Summit, I was excited to shed light often confusing topic: there is medical marijuana, recreational pot -smoking, and  the marijuana derivative, cannabidiol or CBD, used for a host of clinical issues from anxiety...

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Do We really Need Vitamins?

Do We really Need Vitamins?

I just attended a screening of a beautifully made, award-winning film called "Love Thy Nature" by Sylvie Rokab. Revealing, moving, and inspiring it carries us into the heart of Nature in her many forms and to stunning locales all over the world. Narrated by Liam Neeson, it includes interviews with many well-known individuals who are helping to preserve this beauty for the next generations. It's at the Laemmele Santa Monica this week, and also playing in other cities-- check their...

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Take Charge of Your Own Health- Events! & SALE

Take Charge of Your Own Health- Events! & SALE

I'm reporting from beautiful Vancouver, Canada, city of green parks and snow-capped mountains, with runners and bicyclists everywhere. I'm attending the 45th annual International Orthomolecular Medicine Today Conference, where, last year, I was inducted into the Hall of Fame. I stated by attending a meeting of our Board, and we have plans for expanded online education and international reach. Their Mindful Project is sponsoring a free webinar series  ADHD, Anxiety and Depression, Eating Disorders, and Substance Abuse, by my friend and colleague, Dr. James Greenblatt. It's for...

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Sedona, Summits and Free Stuff

Sedona, Summits and Free Stuff

Greetings! As usual, lots going on. I’m preparing for a presentation this Tuesday evening, April 19, at The Human Garage (human garage.net, where we go for body and mind realignment), on "Reclaim Your Brain": Natural ways to enhance your brain, as well as safely and effectviely stop substances of abuse and meds. Come on by if you can! RSVP, since it looks like a nearly full house already. Later this week, I will be going to Dr. Ben Lynch’s SHEICON 2016...

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Depression Update & Save 15% on Brain Recovery

Depression Update & Save 15% on Brain Recovery

I am writing to you from Expo West, in Anaheim, the huge annual food and supplement trade show, with 70,000 attendees and over 4000 exhibits. I'm running into people I know and learning new info from them, and finding wonderful new products. Yesterday I spoke to the chairman of Bubbie's, the company that makes my favorite sauerkraut, both great-tasting and wonderful for the microbiome. Their sauerkraut, dill pickles and sour tomatoes taste like the ones my own Jewish Bubby (grandmother) used to make! Check my Facebook...

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PRESS RELEASE: Brain Cell Support Plus™ with Cognizin® Citicoline Supports Mental Energy

PRESS RELEASE: Brain Cell Support Plus™ with Cognizin® Citicoline Supports Mental Energy

Special Formula Developed by Dr. Hyla Cass to Help Boost Memory and Recall* New York City, NY (PRWEB)  – Dr. Hyla Cass, a renowned MD in integrative medicine, psychiatry, and addiction recovery, is offering Brain Cell Support Plus™ with Cognizin® Citicoline. Brain Cell Support Plus™ was designed to support optimal brain health, mental focus and mood. It contains Acetyl-L-Carnitine (ALC), plus Cognizin®, a potent brain-health nutrient clinically shown to support mental energy, focus, attention and recall.* The formula also provides DMAE,...

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Newsletter, Jan 5th, 2016 – Become the best version of yourself

Newsletter, Jan 5th, 2016 – Become the best version of yourself

I was honored when my good friend, Dr. Robyn Benson, invited me to participate in the Winter of Wellness  series. My topic is about staying mentally well during the dark winter months, especially for those suffering from seasonal affective disorder (SAD). I wrote about it initally in St. John's Wort, Nature's Blues Buster book many years ago. While there is more awareness of it now, I still find many people who don't realize that they become depressed and withdrawn this time...

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Newsletter, Jan 3, 2016 – New Year’s Letter: Summits, Conferences, & Water

Happy New year— wishing you a year of joy, love, peace, prosperity and the best of health! It’s been an exciting year for me, presenting at numerous health conferences and telesummits, and finding new health-promoting products. Now 2016 will continue the trend and includes my presenting at a conference in Brisbane, Australia in June. The biggest (and most immediate) presentation is this coming Monday Jan 4 where you can watch me, during the 3 hour monthly  Functional Forum (5 - 8 PM...

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Newsletter, May 5, 2015 – Summit Extravaganza!

Newsletter, May 5, 2015 – Summit Extravaganza!

I’m back from Toronto and getting ready to leave for Florida, to visit a unique holistic addiction treatment center, Serenity Springs, where they are using my Brain Recovery Program supplements in their program. Then I drive to West Palm Beach to visit the Hippocrates Health Institute which provides natural health care and education for a variety of conditions, where I will talk about natural approaches to treating autism. Then down to Hollywood,FL, where  I will attend the Association for Anti-Aging...

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Newsletter, March 11, 2015 – Upgrade your health – so many ways!

I just returned from the Natural Products Expo in Anaheim, where I ran into many friends and colleagues, and got to sample a lot of natural goodies (ummm, maybe too many...) -- from subtly flavored waters, to gluten-free snacks, veggie chips and more. I avoided the cookies and bars-- had to stop somewhere! I saw lot of new supplements as well, and will report as I try them out on myself and my patients. See photos on my Facebook page,...

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Newsletter, July 19, 2014 – NEWS + Psychology of Eating + Health Summit

Newsletter, July 19, 2014 – NEWS + Psychology of Eating + Health Summit

I am reporting from lovely Asheville, NC, in The Great Smoky Mountains, where I am speaking at the King Bio Healing Revolution Conference: yesterday on Food as Medicine (I was well-received!) and today, on using both Supplements and Homeopathy in Psychiatry. I'm learning a lot too, especially about how the energy of homeopathic remedies connect with the wisdom of the body to promote healing. I'm also getting to visit with some brilliant colleagues here, as well, like Dr. Garry Gordon and Dr. Rashid Bhuttar, who both spoke...

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Newsletter,  June 14, 2014 – Anxiety Summit, Thyroid Series and Staying CALM!

Newsletter, June 14, 2014 – Anxiety Summit, Thyroid Series and Staying CALM!

It's summit season, and I'm presenting today, Saturday, June 14, on "The Addicted Brain and How to Break Free." You can listen on demand for 24 hours for free at The Anxiety Summit, 9 AM Sat to 9 AM Sunday. Continuing till June 22, the sessions are unique, informative and inspiring.It's nearly summer and all is well...and busy. Here is info that has taken us experts years to accumulate, and you can have it right here and now, at no...

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Newsletter, March, 2014 – Updates, Freebies & Time-limited Specials!

Newsletter, March, 2014 – Updates, Freebies & Time-limited Specials!

I hope this finds you well and happy! February and March have been very busy months for me, travelling and attending some great events. I just spoke at the American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine (A4M) in San Francisco on "Women, Mood and Hormones."  Women's shifting hormones do affect mood. But there is hope! I cover it in more detail in my 8 Weeks to Vibrant Health Program.  Use the coupon code: A4MSF for a $200.00 discount. I was at the recent Natural Products Expo...

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Newsletter, Sept. 10, 2013 – Reclaim Your Energy…NOW!

Welcome to the non-stop, 21st century, where we juggle impossible schedules for work, home, and family responsibilities while running on empty with insufficient sleep and inadequate nutrition. No wonder we're all so tired! The Stimulant Rollercoaster We have an energy crisis and many of the solutions are worse than the problem. The Standard American Diet (well-named “SAD” for short) is full of refined, nutrient-deficient foods that simply don’t sustain us properly. We turn to quick fixes: sugar, caffeine, nicotine, and...

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Newsletter, Feb. 21, 2013 – Addiction, Guns, Drugs and Violence

Dear Friend, Greetings on this beautiful day in Southern Cal, where I'm looking out my window at the sun shining on deep green hills. Hmmm — looks like it's time for hike when I finish this. This newsletter will be a potpourri of what I'm doing lately, a new dinner plan, my Huff Po blog, and more — all the things I've saved up to tell you. You may want to save this and refer to it for these various...

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Newsletter, Oct. 2011 – Huperzine-A Shows Promise for Memory and Cognitive Functions

Huperzine-A Shows Promise for Enhancing Memory and Protecting Cognitive Functions by Jim English Alzheimer’s Disease (AD) is a progressive degenerative disease that most commonly appears after the age of 50. Currently, Alzheimer’s afflicts approximately 40% of all individuals over the age of 85, for a total of 4 million people in the U.S. alone. When symptoms occur before the age of 65 the disease is designated Presenile Dementia of the Alzheimer’s Type (PDAT). When symptoms occur after age 65 the syndrome is...

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Newsletter, Oct. 11, 2011

Chinese Club Moss Extract May Improve Cognition in Alzheimer’s Disease Chinese Club Moss Extract (Huperzine A) May Improve Cognition In Alzheimer’s Disease Existing evidence suggests that patients with Alzheimer’s disease who have taken Huperzine A have improved general cognitive function, global clinical status, functional performance and reduced behavioural disturbance compared to patients taking placebos. The research team came to this conclusion after studying data in six trials that involve a total of 454 patients. Part of the damage involved in...

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Newsletter, Jan. 18, 2012

Welcome to all my new subscribers, and for all of you, I plan to keep providing a unique and valuable angle on your health and well-being. My focus has been on “the brain”—mind, mood and memory, as described in my book, Natural Highs, and in my report, Reclaim your Brain. Now I have a wonderful gift for you, one that I’m very proud of, and so happy to share: My New Book is Now Available as a Free Download! A new guide for...

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Newsletter, Nov. 5, 2012 – Fighting Brain Addiction and Supporting Recovery!

Dear Friends,I just attended the annual review course in Holistic and Integrative Medicine at Scripps in San Diego. One inspiring lecture that really resonated with me addressed the importance of the "L word" in treating our patients: LOVE!!! Works for me. We know that the doctor — patient relationship is the basis for healing — and for me, practicing medicine would be empty without it. Now we have the research to prove it! The Addicted Brain I'm thrilled with the...

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Newsletter, Dec. 19, 2012 – Low cost organic meals to your door!

Dear Friend,Happy Holidays! Remember - enjoy yourself, and in moderation. Here is a solution, for both now and after the holidays, to stay healthy and at your preferred weight. We all know that dining out can be not-so-healthy, even at some of the healthiest markets and restaurants. So here's a solution: Artisan Bistro has just created some delicious, healthy, frozen meals with clean lean protein, including wild fish, grass fed beef, free range chicken and turkey. I tasted them all and...

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Newsletter, Oct. 9, 2012 – Enhance Your Mental Focus and Concentration!

Dear Friends, Happy autumn! Southern California may finally be over it's heatwave, and elsewhere, the leaves are changing. Back to school, pace of life is picking up, and the conference season is on. I just attended the Seeds of Deception Conference with renowned scientists presenting the latest research on the dangers of genetically modified foods (GMOs). A free replay of this compelling 6-hour conference will be available soon. Sign up on their site for more information. I urge you to...

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