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Recovering from Anxiety & Depression Without Drugs

Recovering from Anxiety & Depression Without Drugs

  Recovering from Anxiety & Depression Without Drugs Anxiety and depression can mess up your life. Mental health problems are not understood at all. Research hasn’t gotten to first base on any of them. Treatment is limited to controlling symptoms, and often...

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Depression: You Need a Program, Not a Pill

Depression: You Need a Program, Not a Pill

Depression: You Need a Program, Not a Pill According to the CDC, one in six American women over the age of 15 takes antidepressant medications. These women take daily medication even though no single region of the brain or neurotransmitter pathways has been identified...

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SIBO: Overlooked Cause of Digestive Distress

SIBO: Overlooked Cause of Digestive Distress

Introduction You may have heard the term “SIBO” and wondered about it. SIBO is Small Intestinal Bacteria Overgrowth. It usually results from the poor passage of food through the small intestine, which creates a breeding ground for bacteria. The bacterial overgrowth...

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Easy: Less Risk of Stroke, Heart Attack

Easy: Less Risk of Stroke, Heart Attack

Easy: Less Risk of Stroke, Heart Attack Here’s a story about Matrix GLA Protein. Did I put you to sleep with one sentence? Maybe! But I think you’ll really want to hear this story: it’s cool. Stroke and heart attacks happen when your arteries get stiff. You’ve heard...

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Evidently, It’s the Gut

Evidently, It’s the Gut

Do You: Get too little or poor quality sleep? Have high-stress levels in your life? Eat sugar regularly? (Wine, beer, candy, soda, sweet tea, cookies) Eat a lot of carbs? (Pasta, rice, bread, oats, potatoes, pancakes, biscuits) Eat a lot of processed foods? (boxes,...

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Differences Between a Mammogram and Thermography

Differences Between a Mammogram and Thermography

Differences Between a Mammogram and Thermography October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month With breast cancer, early detection is considered the primary factor in good outcomes and reduced mortality. Conventional medicine is focused almost entirely on early detection,...

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The Physics of Pain

The Physics of Pain

The Physics of Pain There is a physics of the nervous system that explains long-term or chronic pain. If you are suffering from this kind of pain, usually you just want it to stop. You aren’t likely to care overly much about physics. However, you should know that...

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What Do You Mean By Leaky Gut?

What Do You Mean By Leaky Gut?

Introduction Below this Introduction is a well-written in-depth article on Leaky Gut with some great examples of how it happens. This Introduction is a short version if you don’t have time for the full story. There is this thing called “Leaky Gut” that you may have...

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Intermittent Fasting?

Intermittent Fasting?

Intermittent Fasting? Intermittent fasting is an eating pattern that cycles between periods of fasting and eating. For example, you might eat only between 8 AM and 6 PM, or you might fast for two full nonconsecutive days a week. There are a lot of variations. The...

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Telling 45 Year-Old Women What is Going to Happen

Telling 45 Year-Old Women What is Going to Happen

We Tell Adolescent Girls What's Going to Happen So, why don't we tell 45-year-old women what's going to happen? Why is it still taboo to talk about? Remember puberty? Your reliable young body suddenly got a mind of its own. Crazy things started happening, both...

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Fatty Liver and Dementia

Fatty Liver and Dementia

Fatty Liver and Dementia Introduction Fatty Liver can be caused by alcohol use, but it can also happen in people who don’t drink or use very little alcohol. Called “NAFLD” (Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease”), it affects 25 to 30 percent of people in the US and...

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Energy is Life; Fatigue is No Life

Energy is Life; Fatigue is No Life

Energy is Life; Fatigue is No Life If you have a fatigue problem, you know it. The Misery Package Often physical fatigue combines with mental sluggishness. Brain fog, poor concentration, and memory problems at the same time you have no energy can make up a misery...

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Dr. Billiot’s weekly articles to help you learn and understand more about your own health and how to maintain it.

Learn from Dr. Billiot!

Evidently, It’s the Gut

Evidently, It’s the Gut

Do You: Get too little or poor quality sleep? Have high-stress levels in your life? Eat sugar regularly? (Wine, beer, candy, soda, sweet tea,...

read more