It is a sad reality of contemporary American psychiatry that many clinicians do not have the time or appropriate training to talk and listen to patients. Instead they are quick to assign the diagnosis du jour, which is often stunningly incorrect, and implement the corresponding treatment, with disastrous medical and psychological consequences. Every Tuesday I […]
With vegetarianism steadily becoming mainstream and embraced by many, chances are you’ve met a vegetarian, read something about it or at least wondered what the hype is all about. According to the Vegetarian Resource Group, the number of people following a vegetarian diet is 6-8 million, up from 0.5-2 million in 1994. My friends, family, […]
My brain is broken, I thought to myself, as I sat in a plush, brown leather chair in my psychiatrist’s office; the perfect cliché- in an old brick building in downtown Portland, Maine. I stared, vacantly, through a large bay window, the sun’s rays cast upon my face, warming my skin through the white sheer […]
You’ve probably heard of food intolerances to gluten, dairy, eggs, or other foods. But chemical intolerances, or sensitivities, have become increasingly common, as well. A person with a chemical sensitivity has an immune reaction to chemicals and heavy metals in air pollution, pesticides, plastics, adhesives, household cleaners, cosmetics, perfumes, and more. When exposed to these […]
The 21st century is the century of excuses. People don’t like being held accountable for their actions and like to blame their problems on anyone but themselves. This is especially true when it comes to their weight and genetics. When you can blame genetics, you’re no longer held accountable for your weight problems and you […]
In the year 1959, Henry I. Russek published his famous paper on the relationship between work related stress and heart disease. Russek concluded that emotional stress of occupational origin appeared far more significant than family history, high fat diet, obesity, smoking or lack of exercise. Previously, Ray H Rosenman and Meyer Friedman had suggested that […]
Many cultures have used bone broth to make healing elixers, soups and stews for many centuries. The Jewish community made chicken soup the popular remedy for the common cold without fully understanding the unique health benefits in this dish. Science has revealed the amazing health benefits that come with bone broth. Bone broth can be […]
Primal Docs member Dr. David Jockers will be hosting a Detox Your Body webinar on Wednesday, June 12th at 8pm (EST). Dr. Jockers will be speaking about how to: Detoxify Your Way to Greater Energy Discover How Toxins Block Hormones & Weight Loss The Most Advanced Strategies for Gentle Detoxification Webinar is Free!
Eating Lots of Carbs, Sugar May Raise Risk of Cognitive Impairment, Mayo Clinic Study Finds Those 70-Plus Who Ate Food High In Fat And Protein Fared Better Cognitively, Research Showed That’s it. That’s the title of an article posted on the Mayo Clinic website on October 16, 2012. It doesn’t get much more Paleo than […]
Nothing pains me more than seeing a patient come in on multiple anti-depressant and anti-anxiety drugs. This is challenging from a chiropractic perspective, because some of these drugs’ side effects are headache, muscle aches, and back pain–the most common things I see patients for. No amount of chiropractic will counter the side effect of a […]
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