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Depression & Mental Health

RHR: What Causes Neuropathy—and How To Treat It

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This is an important topic and something that’s fairly commonly experienced. There’s not a lot of great information out there in the conventional medical world on how to troubleshoot neuropathy if you’re experiencing it. In this episode, we cover: 2:28 Potential Causes of Neuropathy 5:44 Testing for B12 Deficiency 10:10 Four stages of B12 Deficiency 14:40 Five Potential Causes of B12 Deficiency 17:36 Treating B12 Deficiency  Chris Kresser:  Hey, everyone. It’s Chris here. Steve is away.… Read More

Is Depression a Disease—or a Symptom of Inflammation?

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The idea that depression and other mental health conditions are caused by an imbalance of chemicals (particularly serotonin and norepinephrine) in the brain is so deeply ingrained in our collective psyche that it seems almost sacrilegious to question it.  Of course Big Pharma has played a role in perpetuating this idea. Antidepressant drugs, which are based on the chemical imbalance theory, represent a $10 billion dollar market in the U.S. alone. According to the CDC,… Read More

5 More Ways to Manage Anxiety Without Drugs

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This is a guest post by Laura Schoenfeld, a Registered Dietitian with a Master’s degree in Public Health, and staff nutritionist and content manager for ChrisKresser.com. You can learn more about Laura by checking out her popular blog or visiting her on Facebook. “And which of you by being anxious can add a single hour to your life?” Christian Verse (Luke 12:25) Last week, I wrote about my top three ways to manage anxiety without drugs. I really enjoyed reading the comments,… Read More

RHR: Why You Need a ‘Digital Detox’ (and How to Do It Right)

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Do you often have difficulty sustaining attention in tasks?  Do you often have difficulty listening when one is speaking to you directly?  Do you often have difficulty organizing tasks and activities?  In this episode, we cover my best tips to do your own ‘Digital Detox’ (and who might need one). In this episode, we cover: 2:02 How to tell you need a ‘Digital Detox’ 14:20 Chris’s best tips to do your own ‘Digital Detox’ 22:34… Read More