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Holiday Season Mood Balancing Act…Let The Star Be You!
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Holiday Season Mood Balancing Act…Let The Star Be You!

Sunlight and cold weather really start to drag us down around this time of the year. It’s apropos that November has a National Family Health Awareness Day. Around this time of the year, a lot of mood issues or family stressors pick up around holiday time so we need to […]

Factors that Impact Your Heart Health
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Factors that Impact Your Heart Health

Everyone knows February has Valentine’s Day in it but what a lot of people may or may not know is that February is all about the matters of the heart in more ways than just Valentine’s Day. February is American Heart Month. It is a time for us to take […]

Parents Need TLC Too!…Self-Care Tips for Busy Parents
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Parents Need TLC Too!…Self-Care Tips for Busy Parents

In celebration of July’s National Parent’s Day, I’d like to send out some gratitude for my parents but I’d like to also send out some ‘take care of yourselves’ tips for all the hardworking loving parents out there…you deserve it! I know that when you’re a parent, your priorities and […]

When an Unexpected Suicide Happens….
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When an Unexpected Suicide Happens….

By Dr. Carolina Castanos, PHD Sometimes suicide appears to happen out of the blue, suddenly, and without any apparent signs.  According to the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention on average, there are 123 suicides per day and, men die from suicide 3.5 times more than women.  Suicide is the 10th […]

Causes of Depression
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Causes of Depression

A lot of medical research has contributed much to the understanding of depression. However, scientists do not know the exact reason that sets off depressive illness. There is no exact answer to the causes of depression but there are a lot of possibilities oftentimes resulting from a combination of things […]

Happy Pill and Energy Booster?…Where Can I Get Some Rhodiola
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Happy Pill and Energy Booster?…Where Can I Get Some Rhodiola

Rhodiola rosea is a supplement that quickly became one of my favorite to recommend to my patients in my integrative medicine clinic in San Jose, CA. Some of my patients like to call it their ‘happy pill.’ Clinically, the reason is it helps with energy and boosts mood. Rhodiola has […]

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