Mental Health

Innovative Psychiatry and the Amen Clinic Approach

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  Everything you do in life is impacted by how your brain functions and the processes that go on in its daily workings. So it makes sense to consider that you may be able to improve your life by improving how well your brain works. When you change your brain, you change your life. You might be thinking that you are stuck with the brain you were born with, but this is just not so. There are many different things you can do to make changes to your brain that may improve your anxiety, depression, anger, and feelings of obsessiveness...

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Nutrition and Detoxification for Everyday Wellness

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The Standard American diet, or SAD, is something that probably affects you whether you realize it or not. The problem is, it may be affecting you negatively. If you are eating the SAD regularly, you may be consuming unhealthy amounts of sugar, gluten and toxic chemicals that are often found in food preservatives. Eating this kind of unhealthy food can cause many health problems, not the least of which are diabetes, autoimmune diseases, allergic reactions and unhealthy weight gain. Eating a standard American diet can cause your inner beauty to suffer because it may cause an imbalance in your body....

The Brain-Gut Connection

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Did you know your gut and your brain have a very important relationship when it comes to your health? There’s a very real connection between your digestive health and cognitive, mental and behavioral conditions, like depression, memory loss and brain fog. If you are currently eating a healthy gut diet, like a paleo, primal or perfect health diet, but you are still experiencing gut symptoms, you could be suffering from a gut-brain axis issue. Your brain may not be working at full capacity, and that affects the gut. The reduced activity of the brain can lead to problems with digestion...

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Mental Health from Scratch: Redefining the Care Paradigm

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  When you hear the words “health care,” what comes to mind? Perhaps you think about a doctor or nurse you had an experience with during a time when you were ill. Maybe you think about the health care industry and all the folks who have jobs because of it. What if health care as you currently know was not sustainable? For many years here in the west, the paradigm has consisted of treating the symptoms and not necessarily the root causes of your health problems. For some time now, western medicine has been dominated by various pharmaceutical companies who...

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The Hormone Connection for Mental Health

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Whether you realize it or not, your body is constantly going through various processes. Your endocrine glands produce materials called hormones that greatly affect you in many different ways. These glands play a role in influencing the growth and development of your body, including reproduction, sexual functions and your metabolism. Hormones are not just important for your physical health, they can also play a role in your mental health. They can affect your mood and certain hormones are factors in depression. When did you first begin experiencing the effects of hormonal imbalances? How do these issues affect your overall health...

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Debunking Mental Health Myths & Treatment Options

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There’s a great deal of negative stigma surrounding mental health issues and much of this has been perpetuated by the fact that there are some misconceptions about this area of health. While many Americans hold the belief that mental health issues are rare and don’t likely affect them, mental health problems are actually quite common. Did you know that 1 in 5 American adults most likely experiences a mental health issue? What’s more, 1 in 20 Americans currently lives with a serious mental illness, such as schizophrenia, bipolar disorder or major depression. So where is the disconnect? Perhaps it’s a...

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