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ADHD Solutions Beyond Drug Pushing

Editor’s note: This is part 2 in a series of pragmatic steps for parents saying no to ADHD meds as a first-line response (Part 1). by Kelly Brogan, MD “She has a remarkable ability to attend and stay on task,” said my daughter’s nursery school teachers as we sat together on diminutive, paint-splotched furniture. My mind wandered to greater, unstated questions: what is happening to
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Did You Consent To The Pill?

by Kelly Brogan, MD As a physician, informed consent means I have an obligation to my patients. I must research and relay what I can about a given intervention’s risks, known and unknown, in the context of the purported benefits, and potential alternatives. The prescription of the pill, which interferes with reproductive hormones, is an example of an egregious lapse in true informed consent.
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What’s Going On With Our Thyroid? – Episode 29

June 18, 2014 – Izabella Wentz, PharmD with Kelly Brogan, MD Tired? Sad? Dry skin? More and more people are wondering what’s going on with our thyroid? Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis sounds… exotic. And something that happens to other people. But it’s not. It affects up to 5% of adults in Western countries. It’s seven times more common in women than in men and often emerges
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