The term adrenal fatigue was first used by chiropractor James Wilson in 1998, and became popular with a book he published in 2001. I've written before about some of the quacky dabbling of chiropractors outside the neck and back pain issues we commonly associate them with. You can probably guess from that alone where I'm… Continue reading Is Adrenal Fatigue Real?
This is a follow-up to an earlier post I wrote on whether "natural" is better. I recently saw the documentary Letters From Generation Rx, and it got me thinking about the notion that vitamins can cure mental illness. I suppose in some ways it's a natural reaction to the imperfect nature of currently available… Continue reading Why Do People Think Vitamins Can Cure Mental Illness?
Recently, I watched an episode of the Netflix docuseries A User's Guide to Cheating Death that challenged the idea that "natural" is always good for you. I decided to throw in my own two cents about the issue of whether "natural" is actually a good thing. What does "natural" mean? The term "natural" isn't regulated… Continue reading Is “Natural” Better for Your Health?