Between 12-15% of pregnant and postpartum women experience depression. If you are pregnant or recently had a baby and are experiencing symptoms of depression or anxiety, consult a licensed healthcare professional. Dr. Beata Lewis and Moriya Jakobov, NP of Mind Body Seven in New York specialize in women’s health. Call (212 ) 621-7770 or book an appointment online today.
If you are someone who suffers from PMS or PMDD, you likely already know how important it is to have effective treatment options that address often painful and disruptive symptoms. Read on to learn more about the causes PMS and PMDD and the ways that Chinese Medicine is providing relief for women through acupuncture.
At least 25% of Americans are deficient in Vitamin D. Find out why vitamin D is important for your mental health and how to meet the recommended daily dose. While sunlight provides the most vitamin D naturally, too much sun exposure provides its own risks and so many people turn to vitamin D supplements.
Dr. Beata Lewis discusses how community involvement can be as good for your own physical and mental health as it is for the health of the community. Voting, volunteering, and engaging with others in the community often lifts the spirit and new research uncovers that it is also associated with positive physical health benefits as well.
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.
Recent research shows that blue light-blocking (BB) glasses can be effective in relieving the symptoms of mania in patients with bipolar disorder. Here, Dr. Beata Lewis presents research supporting this integrative approach to treating this disorder and explains why, as an integrative psychiatrist, she appreciates these alternatives to traditional medications.