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When You’re Not Really Bipolar After All: Anatomy of the Diagnosis of Bipolar Disorder

For the first few years after I arrived in the DC area, I took call at two local hospital emergency rooms...

Your Mighty Moody Microbiome – Part 17
Do Gut Bugs Love Genetic Testing?

Many moving pieces play a role in determining the health of our gut bugs, and those microbes in turn play a significant role in the health of both our bodies and our minds.

Treatment-Resistant?: What to Do When Your Medication is Not Working

Treatment-resistant is a clinical term used to describe the situation when your condition doesn’t respond to a prescription medication as expected – it may work partially, or not at all.

The DNA of Emotional Health – Part 4
Should “an Orchid” become “a Dandelion”?

Biohacking Your Orchid Genes SLC6A4, COMT, and OXTR. Maintain your beautiful orchid personality and develop the resiliency of a dandelion.

The DNA of Emotional Health – Part 3
Biohacking OXTR: the “I Feel Comforted” Gene

The OXTR Gene with Two Variants Can Affect Your Psychological Wellbeing. Learn how biohacking OXTR variants can lead to very positive outcomes.