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Here are some intriguing presentations from The Institute for Functional Medicine’s 16th International Symposium, titled “Illuminating the Path Forward: Integrating New Approaches for the Evaluation and Treatment of Mood Disorders”.

Dr. Victoria Hendrick on Alternative PMAD Treatments

The use of alternative treatments, including acupuncture, homeopathy, herbs, dietary supplements, massage and relaxation techniques, for depression is becoming increasingly widespread. However, few studies have examined these alternative treatments for depression occurring in the postpartum period.

Bio-Identical Progesterone

For several decades women were given synthetic hormone substitution referred to as HRT. The products used were laboratory created or conjugated compounds that in no way replicated what is naturally produced in the female body. Then many studies showed in a big way that some of these patented compounds were dangerous to health. When the … Continue reading