Nutritional medicine has long been considered “alternative medicine,” and despite increasing scientific research supporting the link between nutrition and health, the mental health profession continues to regard the link between nutrition and brain function as alternative or “complementary.” Read More
Chances are you are not getting enough vitamin D.
An estimated one billion people worldwide have vitamin D deficiency or insufficiency. Individuals at high risk for vitamin D deficiency, include those living far from the equator, those with medical conditions (such as obesity, liver disease, celiac and renal disease), the elderly, and those with darker skin. Read More
When a patient seeks help for depression, the first thing the psychiatrist does is encourage the patient to “tell your story.” From the symptoms described by the patient and other information gathered in the ensuing conversation, the doctor eventually determines a diagnosis. Read More