Edited from an article by John Battelle Recently a huge scandal was exposed; one involving the deaths of more than 200,000 citizens of the United States over the past seventeen years, hundreds of billions of dollars, Big Pharma, the corruption of Congress, and the DEA (Drug Enforcement Agency). A joint investigation between 60 Minutes and … Continue reading The Opioid Crisis: Major Investigation Exposes Inhuman Greed & Corruption
“The amount of opioids prescribed in the U.S. is still too high, with too many opioid prescriptions for too many days at too high a dosage,” said the CDC’s acting director, Dr. Anne Schuchat. Researchers said they did not yet have data for 2016 or 2017. In 2016 alone, more than 42,000 people in the … Continue reading Amount Of Opioids Prescribed In U.S. Has Been Falling Since 2010 – But Still NOT Enough
Amid the ongoing opioid crisis in Butler and the entire country, controversy rages over the use of naloxone amid reports of multiple overdoses and multiple doses of Narcan. Narcan has not put a dent in the crisis and has not changed addiction levels. The problem is also rife among veterans.
Ashwagandha is a wonder herb that has been used for thousands of years in Ayurvedic medicine. It has phenomenal importance in the treatment of Mental Illness, especially for anxiety and stress relief, as an anti-depressant, for the treatment of mood disorders, as a neuroprotective, anti-inflammatory and in prevention of degenerative diseases. Ashwagandha ( botanically known as Withania … Continue reading ASHWAGANDHA: Wonder Herb Used in Ancient Ayurvedic Medicine Supports Mental Health
For Frank Russell, reinterpreting his schizophrenia as shamanism helped his symptoms. By Susie Neilson Illustration by Richie Pope March 1, 2018 Read Full article at http://nautil.us/issue/58/self/a-mental-disease-by-any-other-name-rp Can schizophrenia and shamanism really be connected? This article chronicles one father's effort to help his schizophrenic son, and how meeting a shaman from the Dagara tribe of Burkina … Continue reading A Mental Disease by Any Other Name
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_re6AX3Mi4s Dr. Heitler discusses a treatment for situational depression (even when we don't know it is situational!) WITHOUT psychopharmacology. Instead, she offers three prescriptions without pills, outlining these prescriptions using an example from her practice. She shows how investigating what makes us angry or upset can help us to re-empower … Continue reading Lift Depression with These 3 Prescriptions – Without Pills – Dr Heitler
One-third of cases of dementia worldwide could potentially be prevented through better management of lifestyle factors such as smoking, hypertension, depression, and hearing loss over the course of a lifetime, according to a new report. Across the globe, about 47 million people were living with Alzheimer's and other forms of dementia in 2015. That number is projected to triple … Continue reading One-third of dementia cases could be prevented, report says