Mental Health


What is pots syndrome. A woman with POTS after covid is laying on a couch with her feet up in the air

What Is POTS Syndrome? How Is It Connected To Covid?

What Is POTS Syndrome? And what is the connection to COVID? POTS ( Postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome) is making headlines. It is being seen after Covid infections, even if Covid was mild or asymptomatic. But what is POTS Syndrome? Does it only occur after…

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ARFID or ARFID Syndrome is not the same as a picky eater. This is a picture of a mom trying to feed a small boy but he is covering his mouth and refusing food.

Picky Eater or ARFID? What is the difference?

ARFID: Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment Do you know someone who only eats a few types of foods? Only white food? Only fried foods? Maybe they stick to hamburgers, sandwiches, and pizza while occasionally venturing out to apples or carrots. The specific foods may differ from…

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fasting mimicking diet red plate with a knife and fork and a clock. no food on the plae

Fasting Mimicking Diet: What Is It? Does It Work?

Fasting Mimicking Diets Eating while fasting? How does that work?   By Amy Burkhart MD, RD The fasting-mimicking diet is the newest form of the ancient practice of fasting. But what exactly is it? For centuries, fasting has been used to promote mental clarity,…

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rice dish in bowl rice in arsenic is a concern on a gluten free diet

Arsenic in Rice & Gluten-Free Diet

Arsenic In Rice Should Gluten-Free Dieters Be Worried? Arsenic in rice-should you be worried? Rice is a staple component of the gluten-free diet, so many who follow the diet are concerned. A Consumer Reports video segment titled “Why Your Child Should Eat Less Rice”…

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migraine headache after eating gluten. Young woman lying on floor holding head and stomach

Can Gluten Cause Migraine Headaches?

Does Gluten Trigger Migraines? By Amy Burkhart MD RD Does gluten cause migraine headaches? Headaches, including migraine headaches, are a common complaint amongst people with gluten intolerance or celiac disease. Twenty-five percent of people with gluten intolerance report migraine headaches. .A 2018 study found…

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