Organizations Offering Education in CAM Modalities

  Safe Harbor-  This group was created to serve an ever-growing public seeking alternatives to established mental health treatments.  Safe Harbor lists a variety of complementary mental health practitioners from around the world.  This site offers information on conferences related to using alternative care for mental wellness and also offers an e-newsletter.   Food for the Brain-  … Continue reading

Is Your Brain Starving?   After reading this fantastic article by my good friend and collegue Dr. Al Sears I asked him for permission to “reprint” it for my readers. Here you go! – Dr Jonny Is Your Brain Starving? Do you find yourself forgetting where you left your car keys… or just feel like your brain is … Continue reading

Data on Magnesium and Mood

“Even though the patients were still being treated with lithium (n =10), haloperidol (n = 5), and/or clonazepam (n = 10) for the duration of the study, medication dosages could be decreased significantly with the addition of magnesium sulphate to the treatment regimens.”

The Paleo Pregnancy by Stephanie Raffelock

The Paleo diet refers back to Paleo times when human beings were hunter/gatherers and lived on diets of protein , vegetables and moderate amounts of seasonal fruit. Notice the absence of carbs? The body does need carbohydrates and although a lot of those are present in vegetables, the advent of bread became the main staple for carbohydrates post Paleo times.

New Research: The Impact of Maternal Nutrient Status on Mental Health

Nutrients are essential for brain growth and development, as well as for good physical and mental health. It is often assumed that people living in developed countries have adequate nutrient intake, yet deficiencies are extremely common. The impact of poor diet is magnified by pregnancy, when a woman’s nutrient needs increase and the fetus depletes maternal reserves.

Postpartum Depression: Identify and Correct the Underlying Causes

Here is an example of yet another integrative practice focusing on perinatal mood issues.  The following article was written by Drs. John Neustadt, ND and Steve Pieczenik, MD, PhD, NBITC. Post-partum depression affects up to twenty-five percent of mothers. It is a debilitating and life-threatening condition that robs mothers of the ability to enjoy their … Continue reading

Provider Profile: NBI Testing and Consulting

Dear Readers, It is my good pleasure to introduce to you yet another integrative care provider for women with perinatal mood issues.  NBI Testing and Consulting Corporation serves many different types of patient and has a special interest in pregnant women and new mothers.  The best part about their practice is they are able to serve … Continue reading