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Can Vitamins Replace Prozac?

Let food be thy medicine, and medicine be thy food. --Hippocrates A Different Way With tears in her eyes, Angela, a 45-year-old divorced mother of two teenagers, was in despair, as she sat across from me in my office." I'm totally exhausted, depressed, I'm not sleeping well, I have headaches, and no...

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Sleep and CBD

When was the last time you had a truly great night’s sleep, where you woke up easily, refreshed, and ready to take on the day? Unfortunately for many people, this is rare. Most people, at some point in their lives, find it hard to fall asleep, and then to...

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What Are The Most Common Myths About Cbd?

We’re hearing a lot more lately about the benefits of CBD. It offers a myriad of  potential health benefits , from relieving pain and anxiety to enhancing sleep and relieving stress - and so much more! Despite its growing popularity, there is still a lot of misinformation out there. We'll...

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CBD and Traumatic Brain Injury

What you’ll learn: How a head injury affects your brain Your body’s natural defense against brain injury How CBD reinforces this defense and can help heal the brain What is Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)? We’re hearing a lot more about brain injuries in recent years, with increasing diagnoses among many prominent...

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GABA & Stress: What You Need to Know

What you’ll learn How GABA operates in the brain and body The role GABA plays in stress How supplemental GABA can reduce perceived stress When it comes to relieving worry and stress, GABA is the neurotransmitter you want to look at.  Think of GABA (gamma-aminobutyric acid) as your cellular brakes. This...

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My CBD Interview with Shiloh

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...

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Is It Drugs not Guns Causing Shootings?

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...

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Is Lead Paint a Concern for Adults?

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...

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Nutrition Not Prozac!

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 understand why. The very makeup of brain cells depends on the presence of specific nutrients. Omega-3 fatty acids, for example, are...

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Lead: The Dangers No One Is Talking About

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:...

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Feed Your Brain To Curb Your Cravings

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...

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What’s REALLY In Your Water?

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...

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Whole-Body Psychiatry – Mental Health is Not all in our Heads.

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...

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