The Dr. Andrew Weil speeches reflect his experience as a teacher and writer and focus on holistic health and examine why people become depressed. Weil is the founder of the Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine, where he is also a professor the director. He has a medical degree and an undergraduate degree from Harvard University.
Andrew Weil is under the impression that lifestyles are directly connected to depression rates. He points out that Americans eat lots of processed foods, work long hours and are not always as active as they could be. He believes these kinds of conditions lead to depression. Weil likes to point out that undeveloped societies have extremely low depression rates and they live an active, healthy lifestyle. Sleep, eating right and staying active are important in fighting depression.