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Tag Archives: Depression

Seasonal Affective Disorder

Seasonal Affective Disorder A conversation about Seasonal Affective Disorder usually brings to mind the idea that low light levels are the main cause of this condition. Too often, scientific studies in an attempt to simplify the process, will isolate one or two factors as causal but this approach almost always falls short.  Most health conditions […]

Do I still need my antidepressant medication after all these years?

I’m not going to answer that question for you. I can’t, because I don’t know you. My intention is not to encourage you or someone you know to quit taking your antidepressant medication. My intention is to share with you how we have done this in our clinic and give you information so you can […]

Executives Guide – 7 tips for eliminating stress

Unfortunately “stress” is built into our modern culture. All the busyness of life, work, family, money; it all adds up to what we call “Stress.” Stress is simply the body’s response to changes or environmental influences that create demands mentally or physically. Contrary to popular belief not all “stress” is bad. There are two kinds […]

Clinical Brief – Music and depressive disorders – do they go hand in hand?

It may be cliched’ to label musicians as tortured, yearning, more interesting than average, extremely creative, wild, hypersexual, prone to addiction and prone to mental health issues. But when I looked into the research on the subject of depression disorders in the music industry I was surprised to see some of the statistics actually support […]

You Eat The Wrong Foods

There shouldn’t be too many surprises here but if you’re new to this kind of information you might find a gem or two. Admittedly, any food if eaten too much can cause health issues but I’m focusing on the foods people tend to have the most problems with their everyday diets. We all eat foods […]

Clinical Brief – Depression

There is no doubt that the condition we associate with the word “depression” has always been part of human existence. What we call depression is not a feeling in and of itself, rather, it is a suboptimal biochemical imbalance that we perceive and interpret as a feeling. Throughout recorded history, we have attempted to name […]

Why your “Brain Fog” could be a signal of something much worse.

Let me ask you some simple questions. Do you feel sluggish off and on during the day? Do you NEED coffee every morning, or even throughout the day to stay “on”? Do you suffer from what’s called “Brain Fog”? Have you been feeling that your “focus” is slipping over the past few years? If you […]

Clinical Brief – Natural Treatment of Depression

Do you want real solutions for fighting depression naturally or do you just want a pill? Next to lifestyle-induced diabetes and cancer, depression may be the most searched, and most talked about health subject of our time. There are a couple of reasons for this: Almost 15% of the adult population in the US is […]

Does Coffee Ward Off Depression?

My eyes were diverted by a story posted on a major health site titled: 7 surprising facts about coffee. I’m easily lured into these traps more often than I’d like to admit, but I gave in to curiosity. It turns out this tease was a montage of reasons to justify our national dependence on caffeine, and […]