Robin Williams and the Growing Epidemic of Depression

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Robin Williams’ suicide shocked the world. It seems unfathomable that someone so manically funny, who brought so much laughter into our lives, could be plagued with depression. As his beloved alien character Mork might have said … “Does. Not. Compute.” Outwardly, it appeared that he had everything to live for — loving family, adoration from fans, respect of […] Read more »

Lyme Disease: A Hidden Cause of Mental Decline and Alzheimer’s?

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Deer ticks. Lyme disease. These words might be enough to keep you indoors this summer. First discovered in Lyme, Connecticut, this disease is now found in all 50 US states and on every continent except Antarctica. Last summer the Center for Disease Control announced that the current rate of Lyme disease was found to be ten times higher […] Read more »

Stop “Menopause Moments” Naturally

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You aren’t feeling yourself lately. You’re forgetful, irritable, and overly emotional. You’ve left your cell phone in the refrigerator again, and are starting to feel like you’re going crazy. You may even wonder if you’re developing Alzheimer’s. If you’re a 50-something  woman, you can almost certainly blame at least part of the problem on menopause. […] Read more »