By Michele Waterman April 22, 2018 My story isn’t unique. I’m one of many millions of Americans that bought into an unproven theory that depression and anxiety are caused by unbalanced brain chemistry. After taking psych meds for sixteen years, I can honestly say I’ve given traditional psychiatry and allopathic medicine a fair opportunity to
By Rebecca Belschner, FNP This question runs through the head of so many who have experienced benzodiazepine withdrawal: “Why? Why doesn’t my doctor/provider know what is happening to me? Why does he/she disregard that I do know what is happening to me? Why do they refuse to confirm my concerns or support me?” Benzodiazepine tolerance and
This information originally published at fathersmentalhealth.com Healthy Fathers Lead to Healthy Families Are you an Expectant Father, New Father or have you been fathering for years? Fatherhood brings about new experiences, fun and joy, it can also be a stressful experience at times when we are tired, not sure what to do, or bothered about
By Kelly Brogan, MD, ABIHM (originally published on madinamerica.com) We have been conditioned to look upon the tender topic of suicide with horror. Perhaps because it represents a failure of our varied systems of control. Perhaps because we are, collectively, far from being at peace with the complexities of death as a part of the
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