Archive for the ‘Natural Solutions’ Category


What you’ll learn: How a concussion or more properly termed, traumatic brain injury (TBI), affects your brain Your body’s natural defense against TBI  How CBD reinforces this defense and can help heal TBI  What is TBI? We’re hearing a lot more about traumatic brain injury in recent years, with increasing diagnoses among many prominent figures […]


CBD for Immunity At this most challenging time, we are all looking for the best natural products to support our immune system, and definitely avoid any products that suppress it. So where does CBD fit in? I am using “CBD” here as short for full spectrum hemp oil extract, from the hemp plant, of which […]


If you’ve read my blog on the entourage effect , you know CBD does better when it has its friends around it. A lot better. The entourage effect occurs when CBD is administered along with the cannabinoids and terpenes that naturally occur with it: they work together to create a more potent therapeutic effect than with […]


What you’ll learn How GABA operates in the brain and body The role GABA plays in anxiety How supplemental GABA can reduce anxiety When it comes to relieving anxiety, GABA is the neurotransmitter you want to talk to.  Think of GABA (gamma-aminobutyric acid) as your cellular brakes. This chemical messenger’s job is to calm cells […]


Shiloh Coleman recently invited me to be a guest on his “Purpose in the Process” podcast, “because I find your approach to health care both interesting and compelling … I love to dig into the why behind the how of just about any process, whether related to business and career, health and well-being, adventurous living, […]


We as a country are still reeling from the unspeakable tragedy of the Parkland, Fl, shootings. After Sandy Hook we said “never again.” That is when I wrote this article in the Huffington Post, on Feb 19, 2013, about the effects of psychiatric drugs in causing violence. And then we let 1,607 mass shootings happen. Here is a map of […]


Q. My wife and I are moving from our house into an older condominium. It’s charming, but should we be concerned about lead paint? A. Your confusion is understandable. Most information about lead paint toxicity concerns exposure in children, who are at higher risk because they are smaller, still developing and are more likely to […]


Let food be thy medicine, and medicine be thy food. —Hippocrates We know that the brain can be greatly influenced by what we eat, and researchers are beginning to figure out why. The very makeup of brain cells depends on the presence of specific nutrients. Omega-3 fatty acids, for example, are an integral part of […]


Almost 40% of American adults have harmful levels in their bodies… It started with Flint, Michigan, where outraged parents complained of toxic concentrations of lead in their drinking water. But anyone who reads newspapers, watches TV or goes online knows that lead continues to be a national problem. A Hidden Danger: While attention has largely […]


By Dr. Mercola Depression is a very serious health problem and can be terminal, as up to 30,000 people who are depressed commit suicide every year. But are antidepressants the best approach? Contrary to popular belief, there are safer—and oftentimes far more effective—alternatives to the drug route, as explained here by Dr. Hyla Cass, a […]


Push the play button below to hear the interview on “10 Minute Wellness Tips” Nationally acclaimed innovator and expert in the fields of integrative medicine, psychiatry, and addiction recovery, Dr. Cass helps individuals to take charge of their health. One area is in withdrawing from both psychiatric medication and substances of abuse with the aid […]


How Nutritional and Alternative Treatments Can Help You Avoid Using Drugs for Depression Dr. Joseph Mercola interviews Dr. Hyla Cass, M.D. By Dr. Mercola Depression is a very serious health problem and can be terminal, as up to 30,000 people who are depressed commit suicide every year. But are antidepressants the best approach? Contrary to […]


In the United States, our municipal water delivery systems are overburdened by poor quality source water. The only way cities can meet the federal mandated water standards is by adding more chemicals, most often, chlorine…a well known carcinogen. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) rates and sets acceptable limits on huge amounts of impurities and chemicals […]


Mental health is not all in our heads. Nutrition is an oft-ignored — yet incredibly effective — way to manage mental illness, including schizophrenia.

Robert Hedaya tried everything in mainstream psychiatry’s toolbox to treat a patient with panic disorder, including cognitive behavioral therapy and a series of prescribed medications. She was still having attacks after a year, though, so Hedaya went back to the lab to look at her case from a different perspective.


by Lyle Hurd, Editor, Total Health Magazine Hyla Cass, M.D., is an oft-quoted expert in the field of integrative medicine. In addition to her busy practice, and nationwide lectures and media appearances (CBS news, MSNBC, PBS), she has written 10 books, including St. John’s Wort: Nature’s Blues Buster, User’s Guide to Herbs, Natural Highs, and […]

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