One of the best parts of capitalism is that demand drives production, and the demand for organics is growing steadily—by one estimate between 20 and 25% since 1990.
Q&A: SAMe or St. John’s Wort?
Q. A friend of mine just tried SAMe for depression and is having a very positive experience with it in a very short time. Can you tell me why in The Triple Whammy Cure you emphasize St. John’s Wort as a natural antidepressant instead?
Echinacea: My Doubts and A New Recommendation
Last year echinacea sales took a drop when a US study showed that this long-respected herb was ineffective against the common cold. Herbalists took issue with the study, but I’ve always harbored some doubts about echinacea myself.
Worry and Stress
Pointless worrying is a significant source of stress for many of my patients. Most of us know the difference pointless and productive worrying. The latter can spur us to find a solution to a problem: you’re concerned that your daughter needs help with reading, and your worry compels you to ask her teacher for help […]
I’m frequently asked if it’s helpful to take supplemental digestive enzymes. The answer is an unequivocal “sometimes.”
Stress and Brain Fog: Three Steps to Clear Thinking
Your brain will simply not function efficiently when you’re stressed out. You’ll forget why you walked into a room, miss important appointments and birthdays, and find that balancing your checkbook is an exercise in advanced mathematics.