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A Quick Way to Reduce Inflammation

August 22, 2019

Inflammation is one of those concepts that can be a little maddening. The immune system exists to protect us and make sure that our bodies are doing everything they can to keep us from getting sick. However, that balance can shift, and the immune system can become overactive. When this happens, it often leads to […]

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The Benefits of Fasting

August 15, 2019

Some people use fasting to kickstart their health journeys. I know what you’re thinking – the last thing we want to hear is that we need to stop eating! However, studies have shown that there are types of fasting that provide incredible health benefits. A Different Type of Fast We have an idea of fasting […]

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Root Cause Medicine

August 1, 2019

Root Cause vs. Conventional Medicine Why search for the root cause? Our current model of healthcare provides a lot of good but is lacking in a lot of areas as well. I am an integrative psychiatrist, but I began as a conventionally trained MD and finished a residency in psychiatry. I had a conventional practice […]

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The Future of Functional Medicine

July 24, 2019

What does the future hold for functional medicine? I had the pleasure of joining Dr. Justina Tseng for a conversation summarizing our takeaways from the annual international conference for The Institute For Functional Medicine. This year’s topic was Stress, Pain and Addiction. Stress, Chronic Pain & The Opioid Epidemic During the conference, we covered all […]

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The Order of Things

January 8, 2019

I know this blog is packed with information. It can feel overwhelming to try to figure out where to start! In my opinion, the best answer to that question is simply wherever you feel you can be successful. A perfect plan with poor execution will never beat an average plan with great execution! What Is […]

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What About Hormones?

January 8, 2019

For both men and women, mood and hormone communication are closely linked. In clinical psychiatry (at least speaking to my own formerly conventional psychiatry practice) we are frankly often afraid to talk about hormones because we are afraid we won’t know enough to do anything about it if there is a problem! Sometimes this leaves […]

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