Vitamin D And Depression

This winter has certainly been an odd one. Imagine–over 50 degrees, sunny, and no snow on the ground in Minnesota on January 10th. Two of my patients were going out golfing just to say that they had played in Minnesota in mid-January. Today I watched many people walking outside my office enjoying the weather, and … Continued

Willy Wonka vs The Evil Multi-vitamin

Compare and contrast the headlines from two separate studies in the last few weeks. The first stating that taking a multi-vitamin will cause you to die earlier, and the second stating that people who ate chocolate five times per week had lower risk of developing cardiovascular disease and stroke. Both studies were published in reputable, … Continued

Sunshine On My Shoulders Makes Me Happy

The signs are unmistakable. It is now the time of year again in the Upper Midwest when many of us are noticing the shortening of the days. For those who look forward to winter sports or pulling the snowmobile out of storage there can be a sense of excitement during this time. However for those … Continued

Omega 3’s Effective for ADHD

A new study published in the Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry shows that supplementation with omega-3 fatty acids (fish oil) may decrease the symptoms of ADHD in children. In an evaluation of 10 trials with a total of 669 children with ADHD investigators found that those who received omega-3 supplements … Continued