The Problem with Medications:

There is no doubt that modern medicine has made astronomical advances in recent decades. Our diagnostic medicine has improved, therefore less people succumb to common illnesses like colds, measles and chicken pox, but outside of that- if you look around, you will see America is a pretty sick country. In fact, out of 40 of the most populated places in the world, the United States ranks a horrible 37 for its dilapidated healthcare system. Meaning that we are one of the sickest countries in the WORLD! No wonder people are depressed! Those are some pretty sad statistics! 

The trouble with using medications for depression is that it is simply a band-aid approach and nothing else. In most cases, the medications do not work and now you are left with having to wean off of an ineffective drug and try to deal with the depression and anxiety again. It’s a roller coaster ride that I know all too well!

Authored by: Christie Korth

Christie Korth is the founder and director of Happy & Healthy Wellness. Through her work, she helps people make better food and lifestyle choices. She specializes in digestive dis-orders and conducts gluten-free cooking classes, health food store tours and lectures.She also works closely with her local Celiac Support Group and isthe Corporate Nutritionist for Brain Balance Achievement Centers.

She designs nutrition protocols for children who are afflicted with ADHD, Autism, Asperger's and Dyslexia and trains the doctors at Brain Balance Centers across the country on various topics to better serve the children the company serves.

Further, Christie is also author of Healing IBD with Whole Foods: A Survival Guide for Those with Crohn’s and Colitis. Christie received her training to practice Health Counseling at the Institute for Integrative Nutrition, which is the only nutrition school integrating all the different dietary theories — combining the knowledge of traditional philosophies with modern concepts like the USDA food pyramid, the glycemic index, the Zone and raw foods.

She is a Certified Health Counselor through Columbia University's Teacher's College. Additionally, she holds a Bachelor of Science in Holistic Nutrition from the Clayton College of Natural Health. Christie is also Certified as a Group Facilitator from Adelphi Universtiy.

Contact Christie:

Phone (631) 835-5003

www.happyandhealthywellness.com

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