A Mind of Your Own: The Truth About Depression and How Women Can Heal Their Bodies to Reclaim Their Lives
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“A Mind of Your Own is must reading for everyone who has bought into the idea that drugs are the best answer to anxiety and depression. With the research to prove it Dr. Brogan’s program is a soundly welcomed bright light in a world otherwise focused solely on pharmaceuticals.” (David Perlmutter, MD, author of #1 New York Times bestseller Grain Brain and Brain Maker)“Bold, brilliant, and brimming with practical ideas and tools to end depression and anxiety without drugs, A Mind of Your Own is a
Board certified in psychiatry, psychosomatic medicine, and integrative holistic medicine, she is one of the only doctors in the nation with these qualifications. Kelly Brogan, MD, studied cognitive neuroscience at MIT before receiving her MD from Weill Cornell Medical College. She practices in Manhattan and is a mother of two young daughters.
New York Times bestsellerNamed one of the top health and wellness books for 2016 by MindBodyGreenDepression is not a disease. We need a new paradigm: The best way to heal the mind is to heal the whole body.In this groundbreaking, science-based and holistic approach, Dr. Kelly Brogan, antidepressants not only overpromise and underdeliver, but their use may permanently disable the body’s self-healing potential. Brogan illuminates the true cause of depression: it is not simply a chemical imbalance, but a lifestyle crisis that demands a reset. Brogan shatters the mythology conventional medicine has built around the causes and treatment of depression. It is a signal that the interconnected systems in the body are out of balance – from blood sugar, to gut health, to thyroid function– and inflammation is at the root.A Mind of Your Own offers an
Some good info, but not very practical Karen S This book is scary.It has a lot of really good information, and I believe her sincerity and think her reasoning is mostly sound. I read it because I have suffered from on and off depression and anxiety over the years. I also have a low thyroid and struggle with my weight. I have recently weaned off of Zoloft, but I don't always feel emotionally in charge, and I am l. "A Pediatrician Gives a Glowing Recommendation" according to Samuel D. Ravenel. As a Functional Medicine practitioner (pediatric), I have studied the integrative medicine literature and read a large number of the most highly regarded books in the field. After A Pediatrician Gives a Glowing Recommendation As a Functional Medicine practitioner (pediatric), I have studied the integrative medicine literature and read a large number of the most highly regarded books in the field. After 31 years in private pediatric practice and 11 years in academic pediatrics, in the past five years of moving to a Functional Medicine (healing) approach to chronic health problems, I have . 1 years in private pediatric practice and 11 years in academic pediatrics, in the past five years of moving to a Functional Medicine (healing) approach to chronic health problems, I have . Highly recommended read, not just for depression Fantastic resource for eating and living in a way that helps to heal your body and addresses the causes of depression, while avoiding drugs that don't really address the root problem and likely cause bigger and longer-term issues with your health. Dr. Brogan is a no-nonsense psychiatric practitioner who has left anti-depressants behind and shows you how to assess yo