Integrative psychiatry

4 Ways That Probiotics Improve Mental Health

4 Ways That Probiotics Improve Mental Health

However, recent studies show that the benefits of probiotics extend well beyond digestion: probiotics can also have a positive impact on mental health and may be a valuable addition to the tool box of psychiatrists and psychotherapists who care about holistic care. 

4 Supplements That Make Antidepressants Work Better—And Some That Don’t

4 Supplements That Make Antidepressants Work Better—And Some That Don’t

 In recent years, researchers and integrative psychiatrists have been paying more attention to the potential for standardized pharmaceutical-grade nutrients or supplements, known as nutraceuticals, to improve the effectiveness of antidepressants.

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.