Category Archives: Natural Remedies for Stress

Journaling: better than Prozac?

I’m very happy to see an increase in articles, websites and books focusing on mood improvement through (I’m going to lump them together here) “the arts.”  It seems like the media has inundated us with the importance of exercise and … Continue reading

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Using Hormone Replacement To Cope With Men

Ok, so the title of this post is a little tongue in cheek. Many women are cheering the new research that shows hormone replacement therapy (HRT) used early in menopause is safe and effective. That it helps with our relationship … Continue reading

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Hypnosis Can Help You Lose Weight – For Good

By Alena Ciriello, Certified Hypnotherapist Hypnosis is very effective tool for changing poor habits.  Why don’t more people know this?  For one, permanent weight loss is costly to Big Pharma and does little to keep you purchasing shakes, supplements and … Continue reading

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How Hypnosis Works

Hypnosis is a naturally occurring state which happens every day. For example, hypnosis is the last conscious waking state before sleep. In order to achieve sleep, we must enter into a light stage of hypnosis. This state of mind actually … Continue reading

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Recommended products now easy-to-find!

Looking for that recipe, appliance or product that Dr. Robyn raved about? Need a recommendation for a gluten-free product? We’ve compiled some of our favorite books, products and tips into a easy-to-use store:

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Intestinal Bacteria and Mood Disorders: New findings show an association

Most animals, including humans, are populated by rich, highly complex and genetically diverse communities of microorganisms.  These microorganisms (also referred to as microbes or flora) inhabit nearly every part of our bodies, from our gut to our skin and may … Continue reading

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Newsletter published!

Starry Brook published it’s fifth newsletter last week.  If you haven’t yet signed up, be sure to click on the green tab “Sign Up For Newsletter.”  We look forward to hearing from YOU with article requests or healthy tips to … Continue reading

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Mental Health & Acupuncture

Can acupuncture treat anxiety and depression?  Acupuncture is a natural remedy for anxiety and depression. My experience has been that an integrative approach that treats neurotransmitter levels (chemically – either with natural substances or prescriptions), behavior (talk therapy), and the physical … Continue reading

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It’s All About Sex, Baby

Yes, I said sex.  Doctors, say it with me, “Sex is good.  Sex is necessary.”  It’s one of the most liberating and frustrating conversations I have with patients.  I’m often shocked and horrified that they’ve been seeing the same physician … Continue reading

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