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Your Mighty Moody Microbiome – Part 2
How “Messages from Bugs” Affect Our Mental Health

Various bacteria found in your microbiome can exert epigenetic effects on your DNA, through a complex set of “messages from bugs.”

Your Mighty Moody Microbiome – Part 1
Your Microbiome – An “Invasion of the Body Snatchers”?

In our new series, “Your Mighty Moody Microbiome,” you will learn how the DNA in these microorganisms is an extremely important “manufacturing plant” that also helps regulate the DNA in your body’s cells, and how you can use that information to improve your emotional health.

Psychobiotics and Your Microbiome – It’s a Gut Feeling

Researchers have coined the term “psychobiotics” to describe probiotics (live bacteria and yeasts that are good for your health, especially your...

Treatment Resistance and the Biopsychosocial Model

According to the biopsychosocial model, mental health and wellness exists at the intersection between our biology, our psychology, and our environment.

DNA Battle of the Sexes
Weaponized Genetic Testing and Depression in a Married Couple

We should be careful NOT to conceptualize mental illness as synonymous with “personality flaws”—and how toxic it can be to a love relationship when the biologic basis of mental illness is “weaponized.”

Americans In Pain and Addicted: Untangling the Opioid Crisis

Part Eight (Finale): Pain, Pain, Go Away! Final Insights from Experts
When you search the words “Opioid Crisis” on the internet, mountains of alarming articles pop up, but precious few provide well-researched background on the origins and ever-evolving dangers of the epidemic.