depression

Can Food Help You Fight Depression?

Can Food Help You Fight Depression?

The adage "you are what you eat" may be one of the most profound truths of our existence. So it should come as no small wonder that you experience a profound sense of euphoria when you devour a decadent dessert or sample a slice of authentic New York from your favorite Brooklyn pizza spot. 

Probiotics for Depression

Probiotics for Depression

More and more research is proving that the gut plays an important role in emotional and mental wellbeing. The gut-brain axis is the pathway through which these two parts of the body communicate, and because of this open line of communication, it is essential that we pay attention to how what we eat effects how we feel. As a curious and motivated integrative psychiatrist, Dr. Beata Lewis has spent a lot of time studying the importance of gut health and can offer guidance for those wanting to learn more.

Baby Aspirin for Depression? Anti-inflammatory Insight

Baby Aspirin for Depression? Anti-inflammatory Insight

Inflammation seems to be common in individuals suffering from depression. In these patients, taking the time to treat both their heightened inflammation as well as their depression could lead to a faster recovery and better treatment results. Here, Dr. Beata Lewis offers analysis of current research that explores the role of inflammation in depression.