“Transform the Labels”
Transform a Life
This is the first book to feature an innovative micronutrient treatment that is proving effective with a wide range of bio behavioral syndromes including bipolar syndrome. The book, part memoir and part medical detective story discusses...
Ten Ways to keep your brain from screaming “OUCH?” Yep, that’s the crux of it. I know. Doesn’t sound very professional, but really, does it take the latest edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual (DSM) with umpteen zillion diagnoses...
Why is mental illness appearing earlier and with more severe symptoms than 20 years ago? Why is autism increasing at such an alarming rate? Why is the average life span of a mentally ill patient 25 years less than the rest of us?
Would you like to help a loved one or a close friend dealing with mental illness?.”
My first visit with Dr Z was very encouraging to me. I had seen many doctors in the past, but the problem with my visits before is that they were not my idea, and I didn’t even want to be there. It’s different now. I’m actually excited to see this doctor because I’m open to […]
Welcome to “A Path Not Taken.” To see an introductory video click on “Read More.” In my first book, Too Good to be True? Nutrients Quiet the Unquiet Brain, published in 2003, I shared my family’s four generation bipolar odyssey. Some of you sent me emails thanking me for the positive contribution that book made in […]
My father asked me to participate in an online blog, an ongoing discussion between him and me that we will post periodically on the internet. In this blog, he has asked me to detail feelings, thoughts and experiences I have on my journey towards recovery, especially in regards to my treatment. I am more than […]
….We are the jumping jacks, they pull the strings and we dance. Our talents, our possibilities and our lives are all the property of other men. We are intellectual prostitutes.
A culture that ascribes homicidal ideation and behavior to “mental illness” and then fails to explore the biological avenues that contribute to these behaviors is a culture stuck in the past, incapable of accurately diagnosing and treating those whose brains are broken.
For those of you following this now occasional blog, note that the emphasis is changing from the small picture (my son) to the big picture, those institutional memes that prevent him and others from being treated for their diagnosable illnesses. For those wanting to know more about this I refer you to two books, both […]
On July 21st, the Nevada County Planning Commission will consider a request by a Verizon-affiliate to install eight antennas on top of the Friar Tuck Building. Peer reviewed studies point out harmful health effects for those living near such antennas. However, federal law prevents this as a consideration. Local history may provide perspective. In 1853 […]
Dr Bransfield, who wrote the introduction to my first book gave a Dean Center Lecture Grand Rounds March 14 this year at Harvard Medical School Teaching Hospital. His topic was microbes and mental illness. Some of his ideas I discuss in Beyond Mental Illness. In that book I discuss some of the effects of quinolinic […]
On October 10th, 2015 I got up at zero dark 30 and drove through the early morning fog from Penn Valley to Mountain View, the epicenter of Silicon Valley, an area where innovations in technology have revolutionized our culture. I drove there to attend—of all things—a daylong conference on the health and environmental hazards from […]
…he sees a tipping point coming as people become more aware of the risks of electrosmog. I hope he is correct.
Overview of one of my son’s illnesses. It is not bipolar disorder.
I will be speaking at the 2015 Round Table Conference. The topic? Mental Illness: Not What We Think.