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Integrative Psychiatry is the Future of Mental Health

by Brian P. Ramos
The landscape of psychiatry is changing as interest in integrative psychiatry grows. The sun is setting on the Prozac Revolution of yore. Integrative psychiatry is on the rise as more and more people recognize that to have optimal mental and physical health, one must take matters into their own hands and go beyond just pharmacology and expensive technologies that are common in allopathic medicine. It is hard to believe that there was a time in the 1970s when the anti-anxiety drug Valium was the most commonly prescribed medication in the United States. Scary time is it not? Today, most psychiatric medications have fallen out […]

Digestive Health Month: How to keep your Gut Healthy

by Brian P. Ramos
Did you know that your intestinal lining alone has a surface area of about 400 meters squared? The health of your digestive system is essential to ensure proper digestion and absorption of nutrients, as well as to support the function of other body systems, such as the immune and nervous systems. The health of the gastrointestinal system, particularly the gut microbiome, even impacts mental health through its connection with the central nervous system, often referred to as the gut-brain axis. I have discussed extensively this topic in previous articles that I recommend you check out. These are found both here […]