Entries by C. Norman Shealy, MD, PhD

Ask The Doctor: Can Acupuncture Help Depression?

The simple answer is yes! Acupuncture can help depression. But we need to look at the broadest possible view of this most common problem. Depression is the result of feelings of loss of life, function, finances, love or faith. It can result from abuse or actual or imagined harm. Conventional medicine treats depression with antidepressant […]

A Doctor’s Advice: Why You Should Consider An Anti-Inflammatory Diet For Chronic Pain

Virtually all symptoms and illnesses are the result of inflammation and everything affects everything. Other than breathing and water, food is the most essential for life itself. Following an anti-inflammatory diet for chronic pain is effective and fairly simple. Eighty percent of your food should be vegetables and fruits and twenty percent protein. Since the […]

8 Natural Anti-Anxiety Remedies That Really Work (According To An MD)

Anxiety is the major emotional/mental distress facing Americans today. Most turn to anti-anxiety drugs to alleviate their symptoms, but anti-anxiety drugs are among the worst of all pharmaceuticals. Fortunately, natural anti-anxiety remedies are thousands of times safer and more effective than any mood drug!  All mood drugs are addicting and never cure anxiety or depression.  […]