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Holistic Psychologist Dr. Nicole LePera

Depression and the Social Brain

In this episode of Causes Or Cures,  Holistic Psychologist Nicole LePera  talks about her own personal journey and health struggles, her approach to overcoming them and how that experience, plus her experience with others as a professionally trained psychologist, guided her approach to healing the mind and body. With Blooming Wellness’ Dr. Stair (me),  Dr. […]

Skin scars, blemishes and fungi? Don’t panic, Try Onion.

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Onions make us all cry, however, here’s something about onions to make you smile: The Onion ( Allium Cepa) can be beneficial for your skin. Onion extract has been shown to improve the appearance of scars on the skin.  Specifically, the extract gel improved the scar’s texture, redness, softness and overall appearance.  One study evaluated […]

Psychiatry, Drug Companies, Antidepressants & Solutions: An Interview with Psychiatrist and Author Dr. Daniel Carlat

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Hi guys. This is an interview I did a few years ago with psychiatrist Daniel Carlat, M.D, when I served as editor in chief for The Alternative Mental Health News. Since the questionable efficacy of antidepressants is in the news (again) and “anti-psychiatry” is trending ( again), I thought it was timely to share. In […]

Polygamy and Mental Health: A Conversation with SisterWives Founders Robyn & Chris Alesich

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Interview & Blog by Dr. Erin Stair Hi guys. Below is a fun, casual, organic, informative and entertaining conversation I had with Christopher and Robyn Alesich. They are married to each other, polygamists and founders of SisterWives.Com, the largest polygamy dating site and the only polygamy matchmaking site on the web. They were also delightful […]

How Oscar Wilde Cured My Depression

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By: Erin Stair, MD, MPH When I became depressed, I was also anxious, stressed, sleep-deprived, eating terribly and poorly focused. I was everything BAD and the embodiment of the Chicken/Egg dilemma, as I had no way of knowing if poor sleep and a terrible diet were leading to my depressed and anxious state, or vice […]

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