Many people aren't aware of the connection between ADHD and binge eating. In particular, individuals with ADHD may be at increased risk for binge eating disorder (BED) and bulimia nervosa, two types of eating disorders that involve episodes of eating that feels out of control, followed by …Read More ›
Melatonin is a hormone that is naturally produced in the pineal gland of the brain, which regulates the sleep-wake cycle. But did you know that there are many other benefits of melatonin? In this article, we'll explore the various health conditions that melatonin may help, including sleep …Read More ›
Lithium is a naturally occurring mineral that is most well known for it's use in treating bipolar disorder. However, research has shown that low dose lithium supplementation can provide a range of benefits for those without the condition. In this blog post, we will discuss the benefits …Read More ›
Long COVID, or post-COVID, is a post-viral syndrome after having COVID-19 that includes a range of physical and mental symptoms. The CDC currently estimates that one in five adults has long COVID. The exact cause of long COVID is not yet fully understood. In this blog post, …Read More ›
Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a neurodevelopmental disorder that affects millions of people worldwide. While there are many factors that can influence the severity of symptoms on a day-to-day basis, one of the biggest determining factors is hormone levels. ADHD symptoms commonly worsen when hormones are changing including …Read More ›
Mood changes before your period can range from pesky to downright debilitating (in the case of PMDD). While 90% of women will experience PMS at some point, it's abnormal and a sign something else is going on.
Symptoms often include depression, anxiety, irritability, mood swings, fatigue, and …Read More ›
In December of 2021 I got multiple pings that I needed more cold exposure in my life. I've dabbled in taking cold showers in the past, and my memory was always that I felt invigorated afterwards. I happened upon a few podcasts about the benefit of regular …Read More ›
Have you ever experienced messages from the universe that it’s time to try something new?
For me, that was gaining the benefits of cold exposure therapy in early December of 2021. I have known about the benefits of cold exposure for several years (I’ve even taken a handful …Read More ›
(TL;DR: Yes, yes they can)
There has been a growing connection and curiosity between the gut and mental health in the research world. This has been due to new insights being discovered about the microbiome as well as necessary exploration into alternative theories and mechanisms for mental health …Read More ›
When struggling with bad body image, I often hear tips like “take a bubble bath” or “look in the mirror and say I love you”. I don't know about you, but that just doesn't cut it for me and frankly doesn't help at all. We need action …Read More ›
"What should I eat for my mental health?” is one of the most common questions I’m asked on a daily basis in my practice. Focusing on nutrition and gut health can be very helpful for mental health, but it’s just one factor in healing. Nutritional interventions are …Read More ›
Mindfulness--you’ve probably heard of it. The newest wellness obsession. The cure-all for any of your problems: sleep, stress, grades, immune system, you name it. Mindfulness seems to be the world’s favorite magic bullet of today, touted by traditional doctors and alternative health gurus alike (and seemingly everyone …Read More ›
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