Dr. David Henderson

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January 10, 2010
David Henderson

Our brains and bodies communicate continuously whether we are consciously aware of them or not. In many ways, this continuous communication is good. To breath, pump blood, or digest our food we need not be conscious. Our brains also have the capacity to multi-task. For example, we can drive home from work while we talk on the cell phone or sing with the radio. Our...

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December 14, 2009
David Henderson

I am often asked about the benefits of supplements for improving mental health. May individuals lean toward supplements because they are “natural”, though unless you are getting these natural supplements directly from your diet, they are not really natural at all. They are still manufactured and processed just like everything else. Because supplements are not regulated by the FDA, it is very...

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December 12, 2009
David Henderson

The holiday season, ironically enough, is a common time of the year for people to attempt suicide.  You may know someone who is struggling with thoughts of death. Here are a few myths (courtesy of suicide.org) you need to be aware of as you try to help them:   1. People who talk about suicide are just trying to get attention. People who die...

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November 17, 2009
David Henderson

I love gifts that have a story behind them and I found one that was perfect for our family this past year. An Inukshuk is a monument made of unworked stones that is used by the Inuit people of North America for communication and survival. The traditional meaning of the word inukshuk is “Someone was here” or “You are on the right path.” Imagine traveling...

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