Mood Problems in Avila Beach
Reduce Mood Swings & Find Inner Peace
1 in 4 American women is taking medication for mental health problems. Today we have a mismatch of our paleolithic genes and modern lifestyle. Depression is not a disease. You can not diagnose a mood disorder as you can with diabetes in a blood test or hypertension with a blood pressure reading.
We are finding that mood disorders are not brain problems but can be triggered by food intolerances, blood sugar imbalances, chemical exposures, thyroid dysfunction, and nutrient deficiency along with gut infections.
Anxiety is the most common mood disorder and affects over 40 million adults in the US or 18% of the population. That’s nearly 1 in every 5 people is experiencing anxiety. This is a modern phenomenon.
Depression is the leading cause of disability affecting over 15 million adults and is more prevalent in women. 80% of those with clinical depression receive no intervention. This is a real problem since depression is very treatable.