An Examination of Political and Environmental Impacts on Mental Health In a Culture of Moral Censorship and Sensationalism.

In this essay I will be introducing several startling ideas which run contrary to accepted understanding of models of mental health, and will endeavor to state my case as well as I can despite the extremely complicated nature of the science behind these new ways of understanding mental issues. Citations will be provided in order to verify the claims made herein.

Confessions of a Mythological Being

Some background for those trying to follow along on my journeys. I have a very rare bleeding disorder. Its very complicated, and involves platelets, mast cells, and probably uric acid crystals causing widespread inflammation, including intracranial.  My doctor isn’t really sure how I’m alive, and encourages me to embrace the self identity of a superhero […]

Podcast #3 – Mitochondria, Neurodegenerative disease, and CoEnzyme Q10

Transcript: One of the more recent discoveries of modern medicine is the mitochondria and the role it plays in health, particularly in muscular and neurodegenerative disease. The mitochondria is both the powerhouse of the cell and the storage place of DNA. This means that mitochondrial dysfunction creates both DNA mutation during cellular replication (which occurs […]