Antidepressants, Osteoporosis, & What Conventional Psychiatry Gets Wrong w/ Dr. Aruna Tummala, MD + BoneCoach™

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The Bone Coach Podcast | Antidepressants, Osteoporosis, and What Conventional Psychiatry Gets Wrong with Dr. Aruna Tummala, MD | Bone Loss Podcast

Could your antidepressants, especially SSRIs, be a hidden culprit behind weakening bones and osteoporosis, especially if you’re navigating postmenopause?

What exactly is “holistic psychiatry,” and how could it revolutionize your understanding of mental health?

Want to know which of your go-to foods are silently undermining your bones and mental clarity?

Dive into this episode for answers!

I had an eye-opening conversation with Dr. Aruna Tummala, a board-certified adult, geriatric, and holistic psychiatrist. We peeled back the layers on the seldom-discussed connections between diet, trauma, toxins, and their potential to affect both your mental and bone health.

Episode Timeline

0:00 – Episode start

1:28 – Introduction to Dr. Aruna Tummala

2:53 – The connection between osteopenia, osteoporosis, bone loss, and mood disorders in postmenopausal women. The risks of antidepressants, especially SSRIs, in increasing bone loss and fracture risk

6:05 – Understanding holistic psychiatry and Dr. Tummala’s journey to becoming a holistic psychiatrist

12:14 – Exploring common misconceptions and practices in diet as contributing to mental health

18:12 – Examining the profound effects of trauma on mental health

24:55 – The role of family in healing trauma

27:32 – Analyzing the role of environmental toxins in mental health issues

32:22 – Dietary approaches and their effectiveness in treating different mental health conditions.

34:57 – The importance of whole nutrition, consuming organ meats for better brain and bone health, and the shift in dietary habits over generations

40:59 – Key takeaways for the audience

42:47 – Introduction and brief overview of the upcoming book of Dr. Tummala, “Psychiatry 2.0.”

44:05 – Where to find Dr. Aruna Tummala

Resources Mentioned

**Show notes @ https://bonecoach.com/aruna-tummala-psychiatry2-trinergyhealth-antidepressants-osteoporosis

You can find Dr. Aruna Tummala’s resources below!

>> Visit Dr. Aruna’s main website
>> Learn more about Dr. Aruna’s Psychiatry 2.0 Program
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About Dr. Aruna Tummala, MD:

Dr Aruna Tummala is a board-certified adult, geriatric & holistic psychiatrist; and founder of Trinergy Health in Wisconsin, USA. Dr Aruna offers evidence based, root-cause holistic mental and whole-body wellness solutions so you can achieve health, harmony and vitality…naturally!

Considered a pioneer in holistic psychiatry, Dr Aruna developed her signature program, Psychiatry 2.0 – a unique, root-cause method to treat mental health problems by healing the body first, to heal the mind. Psychiatry 2.0 combines ancient wisdom of Ayurveda with functional medicine to find and address the root causes of a patient’s psycho-physiological symptoms. This program can be offered in person or online as mental health coaching allowing Dr Aruna to serve clients all over US and the world!

She offers a broad scope of intervention, including diet, exercise, meditation, yoga, nutritional supplements, Ayurvedic herbs, HBOT, psychotherapy, and so on. With this method, patients’ symptoms improve, and their diseases are also eradicated from the root. Her approach reduces the reliance on psychiatric medicines thus reducing the severity and occurrence of side effects while empowering her patients to take charge of their health!

She is passionate about empowering you through education and self-awareness so you can achieve your best, healthiest and most vibrant, inspired self.

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The information shared above is for informational purposes only and is not intended to provide medical or nutrition therapy advice; it does not diagnose, treat or cure any disease, condition; it is not to be used as a replacement or substitute for medical advice provided by physicians and trained medical professionals. If you are under the care of a healthcare professional or are currently using prescription medications, you should discuss any dietary and lifestyle changes or potential dietary supplements use with your doctor. You should not discontinue any prescription medications without first consulting your doctor.