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Antidepressants continue to do more harm than good

Of all the drugs that drive me absolutely insane, few infuriate me quite as much as antidepressants. Yet they remain one of the top ten drugs in the country, even as research continues to expose one shocking side effect after another.  This would be bad enough if the only reason doctors prescribed these drugs was to address depression and anxiety. […]

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Combat anxiety at the dinner table

Even before the coronavirus hit our shores, some 40 million adults in the U.S.—and countless kids and teens—struggled with an anxiety disorder.   And now, a full year into the pandemic, it’s safe to say that we’re hurtling toward a full-blown national mental health crisis. (I don’t have the exact statistics on hand, but I’m willing to wager that these numbers have at least doubled.)  Of [...]

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The “less popular” way to achieve optimal health

With everyone jumping on the plant–based diet bandwagon these days, I try to bring some sense to the narrative whenever I can.    It’s not that I don’t understand the trend. After all, I love fresh produce myself—and routinely encourage you to make vegetables part of your healthy diet.  But the jury is still out on a lot of the fronts that make plant-based diets […]

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This morning “vice” may help prevent the second most common cancer

I’m not a coffee drinker myself. But I also know that a lot of my patients and readers can’t imagine a day without that morning cup of joe. Which is why I’m always excited to share new research that highlights the benefits of this daily ritual.  Because the truth is, despite its longstanding reputation as a “vice,” coffee is a bona fide health food. And now, researchers are […]

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Six common drugs that can destroy your sex life

These days, there more factors interfering with our sex lives than ever before…  If you’re in a relationship, maybe you’ve just spent too much time under the same roof with your partner (especially during lockdown). If you’re single, maybe you’ve been afraid to meet new people—much less to be intimate with them—in the age of COVID-19.    Plus, both stress and anxiety are also notorious libido [...]

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