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At Integrative Psychiatry we practice a relatively new brand of healthcare: Functional Medicine (FM). Also called Integrative Medicine and Curative Medicine, FM represents an evolution in the practice of medicine that better addresses the care needs of the 21st century. By [...]Continue Reading
Sep 26, 2013 in
We are seeing sharp rises in the prevalence of diseases of civilization:
Irritable bowel disease
Sep 22, 2013 in
Memory loss and other cognitive impairments rank among the most feared consequences of aging. The identification of potentially treatable risk factors for cognitive impairment is thus an appropriate major goal of modern medical science. In recent decades, homocyst
Black Tea, Red Wine, Heart Health, & Gut Bugs
We would like to make four main points based on several recent studies regarding the relationship between heart disease, your gut bugs, and foods rich in polyphenols.
#1) Driven by the Current obesity epidemic, Metabolic [...]Continue Reading
Autumn is a beautiful time of year. Unless, of course, you are one of the millions of Americans who suffer from Fall Depression, a specific type of seasonal affective disorder (SAD).
What is seasonal affective disorder (SAD)?
Seasonal affective disorder (SAD) - also kno [...]Continue Reading
One of the most common questions I hear - “What are the best natural agents for treating my depression?” – was covered recently on a Dr. Oz broadcast.
That segment inspired me to stress several points and make a few additional comments. During my lectures on diagnosing and t [...]Continue Reading
Coffee In The News
Like my mom, Anna Ruth, I enjoy my coffee black. Not so much for health reasons but because I like the taste and aroma of strong black coffee. As a result, over the years, I’ve pretty much embraced the good news about consuming coffee and ignored the negative controve [...]Continue Reading
Dear Sir/ Madam: My daughter is diagnosed as bipolar and I've been trying to look for alternative medicine to take the place of those anti psychotic medicines like lithium and recently she is put under abilify.
Dr. Dave: As [...]Continue Reading
Dear Dr. Dave,
I always thought if you craved certain foods that means your body was lacking those nutrients. Lately I heard that you also crave foods you are sensitive to and should not eat. Which is it?
Dr. Dave: Both.
There are numerous imbalances that lead to food cravings. [...]Continue Reading
New research suggests that many forms of cancer seem to lower the risk of developing Alzheimer's disease.
According to U.S. News & World Report, researchers found that after looking through the records of nearly 3.5 million patients, most types of cancer appeared to lower the [...]Continue Reading