Jawad Majeed, ND (also known as Dr. Jay), is a licensed Naturopathic Doctor who provides care to his community through a Functional Medicine approach. Dr. Jay graduated from the National University of Health Sciences, an accredited 5-year Naturopathic Medical School, and completed an additional residency at the Whole Health Clinic in Lombard, IL.

Relieve Food Depression

9 Foods That Help Relieve Depression

Modern psychiatry often treats mental health conditions with prescription medication. However, medication alone does not address the nutritional deficiencies that often play a part in mental and mood disorders. A randomized controlled trial in 2017 found nutritional counseling over the course of 12 weeks to help fight depression. For many, incorporating a healthy diet may…

5-HTP

Everything You Need to Know About 5-HTP

5-HTP (5-hydroxytryptophan)  is an amino acid in the protein building block L-tryptophan. Found in foods like turkey and pumpkin, L-tryptophan is the main component in serotonin, which regulates sleep, body temperature, sexual behavior, and pain.  Clinical studies show that 5-HTP supplements may lead to increased serotonin production. While our bodies produce 5-HTP, it can also…