I feel like I'm blessed with a genetic lottery of neuro disorders with a strong family history of schizophrenia, anxiety, suicide, brain cancer, MS, and ALS in my genetic code. It's almost impossible for me not to be interested in finding natural treatments and preventative measures for brain health and mental disorders. I really do look at this history as a blessing in many ways... I have a huge amount of compassion for the mentally ill (one reason why I' starting a free clinic), I wouldn't have probably become a naturopathic physician if I didn't see the huge need when my father was diagnosed with brain cancer, and I'm very intrigued with new research.
I think one of the best things a person could do is to test for nutrient deficiencies before going on medications to find the root cause or start supporting the body's natural processes while taking medications through diet and nutrients.Read More