Helene Sandstrom – Short Bio

Helene Sandstrom is a freelance translator, science journalist and former co-editor of The Swedish Journal of Nutritional Therapy and Functional Medicine, specializing in health, nutrition and integrative medicine. She also serves as public relations officer for the Nordic Network for Personalized Lifestyle Medicine which aims to help bring integrative and functional medicine into Swedish government-run health care.


Mad in America hosts blogs by a diverse group of writers. These posts are designed to serve as a public forum for a discussion—broadly speaking—of psychiatry and its treatments. The opinions expressed are the writers’ own.