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Bret Scher, MD December 1, 2023
Does Keto Cause Heart Attacks?
A study presented at a prominent cardiology conference is getting headlines claiming that a keto diet increases the risk of heart attacks. But before we worry too much about the headlines, we need to analyze some very important aspects of the study. ..
Bret Scher, MD & Iain Campbell, PhD December 1, 2023
Researcher with Bipolar Shatters Stigma
Dr. Iain Campbell is a shining example of what “success” looks like in treating serious mental illness...
Bret Scher, MD, Georgia Ede, MD & Ignacio Cuaranta, MD November 30, 2023
How To Talk to Your Doctor About Keto for Mental Health (Part 2 of 2)
Five concerns clinicians may bring up if you ask about starting a keto diet to help manage your mental disorder...
Bret Scher, MD, Georgia Ede, MD & Ignacio Cuaranta, MD November 30, 2023
How To Talk to Your Doctor About Keto for Mental Health (Part 1 of 2)
If you're considering using a ketogenic diet to treat a mental disorder, it's extremely important to seek professional guidance from your treating clinicians. Here are key points to discuss with your physician...
Hannah Warren November 10, 2023
Please don’t call ketogenic therapy a “diet”
Embracing a body-positive approach to metabolic mental health...
Bret Scher, MD October 17, 2023
Does Erythritol Cause Heart Attacks?
Do the results from a study from Nature Medicine mean you should stop eating all erythritol-sweetened products? It might. But most importantly, you may want to reflect on why you eat or drink products sweetened with erythritol in the first place...
Hannah Warren October 5, 2023
Ketogenic therapy for mental health conditions
When countless people are suffering and lives are at stake, why invest time and money in Randomized Controlled Trials?..
Bret Scher, MD & Chris Palmer, MD September 28, 2023
Can Nutrition Treat Mental Disorders?
What you eat has a profound impact not only on your metabolic health but on your mental health...
Baszucki Group September 19, 2023
UC San Diego Launches Clinical Trial of Ketogenic Therapy for Anorexia Nervosa
Roblox founders' family foundation is supporting the trial to build on new evidence for treating anorexia and other psychiatric conditions with metabolic strategies..
Hannah Warren September 11, 2023
Five Reasons I No Longer Label Myself Bipolar
And why metabolic brain dysfunction is a more accurate description...
Bret Scher, MD, Georgia Ede, MD & Matt Baszucki September 11, 2023
Tapering Psychiatric Medications on Keto: Interviews with Matt Baszucki and Dr. Georgia Ede
Anecdotal evidence and growing numbers of case reports show that ketogenic therapy can help people be well enough to consider lowering the doses and number of their medications...
Bret Scher, MD, Annette Bosworth, MD, Mary Kowalczyk and Suzi Kowalczyk September 11, 2023
Keto for Brain Health: A Dramatic Personal Journey
An inspiring story of one family using ketogenic therapy to treat dementia and eventually regain their lives..
Bret Scher, MD September 11, 2023
Is Ketosis Safe? Breaking Down the Myths
Emerging evidence indicates that ketogenic therapy can help treat mental illnesses such as depression, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, anorexia, and others. But some may question if ketogenic therapy is safe...
Bret Scher, MD September 11, 2023
What Are Metabolism and Metabolic Health, and How Do They Impact Mental Health?
Disrupted metabolism, so-called metabolic dysfunction, is a dangerous condition that has been associated with numerous medical conditions, including mental illness, dementia, diabetes, heart disease, cancer, and more...
Bret Scher, MD September 11, 2023
Does Keto Cause Heart Attacks? A Look at the Evidence
There’s a common belief that ketogenic therapy increases your risk of developing heart disease. But the reality is there is no such evidence...
Bret Scher, MD September 11, 2023
Breaking News: Ice Cream Is Healthy! (Or Is It…?)
Is ice cream healthy? Or has nutritional epidemiology misled us again?..
Bret Scher, MD September 11, 2023
Do You Have Insulin Resistance? Test, Don’t Guess.
Mental disorders are strongly correlated with insulin resistance. Testing for insulin resistance could be a powerful tool for improving your metabolic health and symptoms of psychiatric illness...
Bret Scher, MD September 11, 2023
Metabolic Mind: Using Metabolic Strategies to Support Mental Health
How discussing metabolic and ketogenic therapies can help manage symptoms of mental illness...
Bret Scher, MD August 14, 2023
The Connection Between Metabolic and Mental Health
An emerging connection between metabolic and mental health can change treatment paradigms for psychiatric illness...