A mind of your own The Truth About Depression and How Women Can Heal Their Bodies to Reclaim Their Lives
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- Publisher: 2016.
|Summary, etc.:||Named one of the top health and wellness books for 2016 by MindBodyGreenDepression is not a disease. It is a symptom.Recent years have seen a shocking increase in antidepressant use the world over, with 1 in 4 women starting their day with medication. These drugs have steadily become the panacea for everything from grief, irritability, panic attacks, to insomnia, PMS, and stress. But the truth is, what women really need can't be found at a pharmacy.According to Dr. Kelly Brogan, antidepressants not only overpromise and underdeliver, but their use may permanently disable the body's self-healing potential. We need a new paradigm: The best way to heal the mind is to heal the whole body.In this groundbreaking, science-based and holistic approach, Dr. Brogan shatters the mythology conventional medicine has built around the causes and treatment of depression. Based on her expert interpretation of published medical findings, combined with...|
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- Library Journal Reviews : LJ Reviews 2016 February #1
Physician Brogan, board-certified in psychiatry, psychosomatic medicine, and integrative holistic medicine, argues that anxiety, depression, and panic attacks are not a neurochemical disorder but rather a complex inflammatory disease that originates far from neural synapses and serotonin. She describes the biology of depression in depth and proposes a comprehensive treatment for wellness including meditation, diet, detoxification, sleep, and exercise. Interestingly, the author warns about the potential side effects of body lotions, tap water, and over-the-counter pain relievers. VERDICT This book would benefit women who have run the gamut of depression treatments and are looking for a tangible solution.[Page 65]. (c) Copyright 2016 Library Journals LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Media Source, Inc. No redistribution permitted.