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Psychobiotics: Bacteria For Your Brain?

Psychobiotics: Bacteria For Your Brain?

Every functional medicine psychiatrist has case stories of the 'probiotic cure' – of a patient with debilitating symptoms, often obsessive compulsive range, whose symptoms remitted completely with dietary change and probiotic supplementation. Is this voodoo or is it based on a growing understanding of the role of the microbiome in mental health and behavior?

Could the Flu Shot Make You Depressed?


Originally published on kellybroganmd.com

Did your doctor or friendly pharmacist tell you that the flu vaccine could put your mental health at risk?

Tamiflu and Abnormal Behavior

It’s a particularly nasty flu season, right – what should we do??

Fear Is The Sickness

Fear Is The Sickness
Originally published on www.kellybroganmd.com

Have we gotten it all wrong? When we can move beyond fear into curiosity, we find that illness is the body’s wisdom playing out in its own highly designed and incredibly personal way.

What Is Your Greatest Cancer Risk?

Have you heard of spontaneous remissions?

Holistic Medicine: A Life Without Fear

Holistic Medicine: A Life Without Fear

Originally published on kellybroganmd.com.

There is a radically different way to think about health. You may have heard about it, but are you clear on what it truly means, and the transformations it can yield in your mind, body and spirit?

You can fight or you can trust.

It’s really that simple. 

Antibiotics: Side Effects and Alternatives

The Violence-Inducing Effects of Psychiatric Medication

The Violence-Inducing Effects of Psychiatric Medication

Originally published on KellyBroganMd.com

Psychiatric medications have some dangerous, often-overlooked side effects, which could include suicide and homicide.

Is Your Uber Air Freshener Making You Sick?

Is Your Uber Air Freshener Making You Sick?

Originally published on KellyBroganMD.com.

Millions are unwittingly being exposed to air fresheners laced with toxic, synthetic chemicals.  

I opened the window to the 27 degree NYC air. My driver asked if I wanted him to turn the heat off, and I said, “no it’s the air freshener. It’s really too much.” 

“Too much?! You’re supposed to like it!” he exclaimed with exasperation in his thick Greek accent. 

Surprising Side Effects of Tylenol

Surprising Side Effects of Tylenol

Originally published on KellyBroganMD.com

You know Tylenol can relieve a headache, but are you aware it can cause other side effects, such as increased risk of death or heart toxicity?

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