Episode 132 – How We Need To Treat Depression w/ Dr. Paul Saladino

Episode 132 – How We Need To Treat Depression w/ Dr. Paul Saladino

Do you or someone you know struggle with depression? This is a must-listen-to episode as we sit down with Dr. Paul Saladino. We’re talking all about how functional medicine ties into depression. THIS is how we should be treating depression, instead of throwing pharmaceuticals and off you go.

We need to dig DEEPER – while pharmaceuticals can be a great way to help short-term, it’s NOT a long term solution. Here is what Dr. Paul and I are covering in this episode…

  • What he is seeing in psychiatry residencyย 
  • Pros + cons of traditional treatment of depression
  • How depression is connected with food, inflammation, nutrition
  • How depression is connected with methylation + genes
  • How depression is connected with gut health
  • Action steps that YOU can be taking right now if you suffer from depression

About Dr. Paul Saladino

Dr. Saladino trained at the University of Arizona with a focus on Integrative Medicine, obtaining his M.D. in 2015. He is a certified Functional Medicine practitioner (IFMCP) through the Institute for Functional Medicine and currently in his final year of residency in Psychiatry at the University of Washington. His interests include connections between the microbiome and mental illness as well as nutritional biochemistry. In his practice he is passionate about understanding and correcting the roots of disease.

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Lahana Vigliano
lahana@thrivalnutrition.com

Lahana Vigliano is a Certified Clinical Nutritionist and CEO of Thrival Nutrition. She has her Bachelor's Degree in Nutrition Science and currently pursing her Masters Degree in Nutrition Science and Functional Medicine. Lahana and her team help support women who struggle with weight loss, hormonal imbalances, digestive issues, chronic fatigue, and many other lingering issues that leaves women not feeling their best. She uses food as medicine, as well as herbs and supplements when needed, to support her clients. She looks at the whole body holistically making sure women are understanding how nutrition, sleep, stress, and their environment impact their health. Connect with her on Facebook + Instagram (@thrivalnutrition).