Hi, I'm Elana Miller, MD

I'm a psychiatrist who's passionate about integrating Western medicine, Eastern philosophy, and holistic approaches to help people live richer and fuller lives

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A Little Sunday Science Lesson

Hi everyone. I hope you all are having a great Thanksgiving weekend. A few people asked in response to my last post what specifically was the conflicting information I got about my decision to stop or continue treatment. I wanted to take this opportunity to explain a little more about the science behind my illness […]


It’s been so long, I’m not sure where to start. I haven’t written because I’ve been in a hole, and to write about it would have made it more real, and I felt ashamed about what was happening to me. I was ashamed at how deep I had fallen. My last round of intensive chemo finished in early […]



The morning is the most difficult time of day. The morning is when I wake gripped with fear, my heart seized with terror at the thought of waking up, getting out of bed, living through the day. It’s hard to describe the fear to those who haven’t lived it. If you haven’t lived it, I […]

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