March 15, 2022
In partnership with our friends at Augustinus Bader
“We're really indoctrinated with the idea that mental health issues are this genetically determined chemical imbalance,” says holistic psychiatrist Ellen Vora. “And that plays a role. I don't deny that, but it's not the whole story.” Vora’s new book, The Anatomy of Anxiety, explores holistic strategies for supporting our mental health, from nutrition to sleep to herbs and supplements. She joins Erica Chidi to talk about identifying what’s at the root of our anxiety, why it’s a whole-body condition, and the connection between menstrual cycles, hormones, and anxiety.