Postpartum Depression and Psychosis: The Monster that’s much more than just Baby Blues

has Postpartum depression (PPD) is not only a major global health concern but also the most ubiquitous complication associated with childbirth. According to a review published in 2005, 19% of the women in the United States were diagnosed annually with PPD. Another latest study claims that 1 in 7 women experience postpartum depression in the [...]

Benefits of Caffeine: How Caffeine Improves Brain Function and Activity

Take a guess! What do you think is the most popular psychoactive drug in the whole wide world?! Well, its Caffeine. Coffee has been the staple non-alcoholic beverage of America since Captain John Smith, the founder of the first English settlement: colony of Virginia, introduced it here after his visits to Turkey. Back then in [...]

Functional Medicine for treating Depression: Could Functional Medicine be the Ultimate Solution?

A report released by Mental Health America (MHA) in 2021 states that around 10 percent of the youth population in the United States suffer from severe major depression. Additionally, based on a 2016 study, the Anxiety and Depression Association of America reported that roughly 7 percent of adults in America suffer from a major depressive [...]

Caffeine and its effects: Can Kids Drink Coffee?

Caffeine and its effects are a very common source of concern in the current day. Through all of the hustle and bustle of the modern world, caffeine has proved itself useful for many people at one point or another in their life. It is the most widely used central nervous system stimulant in the world. [...]

What’s hiding in your food? The Dangers of Food additives

  What's hiding in your food? It is a question that has boggled the mind for generations. What was once simply a glance at an easy-to-read list of ingredients has become complex thanks to the addition of food additives. Food additives, despite their widespread use, are detrimental to the health of most people when consumed [...]

What kind of diet is right for you?

What kind of diet is right for you? This is a question that I get asked by almost everyone who finds out what I do for a living, and rightfully so! There is so much confusion around what to eat and how to eat that many people simply don’t make any changes because they don’t [...]

Making Meaning When Terrible Things Happen

In their book, Burnout: The Secret to Unlocking the Stress Cycle, Emily Nagoski, Ph.D. and Amelia Nagoski, DMA (2019) write about what they call the “Something Larger”, or the source of meaning in our lives. Sources of meaning can be the pursuit and achievement of certain goals, service to a spiritual calling, connection with others, [...]

Nutritional Deficiency and The Cues from Your Body

Nutritional Deficiency is subtle and can appear in many forms. Have you ever noticed little nuances in your body? These might be things that have just popped up over time, such as little marks on your nails or some bumps on the back of your arms or legs. In most cases, people attribute these things [...]

Do Vitamins = Vitality? 3 Key Vitamins for Health

Do Vitamins equal Vitality? Have you ever heard the saying “You are what you eat!”? Well, many people see this as just a saying or a funny little line to tell children -- but what if it’s really true? Take a step back and think about how you’ve been feeling lately. If you have been [...]

Cycling Improving Mental and Physical Wellness One Ride at a Time

Cycling as a form of exercise has been well-documented as an effective way to improve your physical and emotional health. Exercise contributes to many health benefits including improvements in sleep, heightened libido, stress relief, increased energy, weight loss, reductions in fatigue, and improved cardiovascular fitness and cholesterol. Exercise also has been shown to improve anxiety, [...]

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