Orthomolecular Treatment for Depression, Anxiety & Behavior Disorders

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Raymond J. Pataracchia Biochemical syndromes of importance in mood and behaviour disorders are those that ultimately influence neurotransmitter production, release, inhibition, and signal transduction. Various segments of the mood and behaviour disorder population fall into subgroups of distinct biochemical imbalance. We often see subgroups of essential fatty acid deficiency, inadequate nutriture, dysglycemia, food intolerance, digestive compromise, […]

The Serotonin Connection

Robert A. Nash Serotonin metabolism is disordered in a variety of clinical states. These include addictions, attention deficit disorder, chronic pain, depression, dysthymia, eating disorders, headache, obsessive-compulsive disorders, panic, poor impulse control, post-traumatic stress disorders, premenstrual syndrome, sleep disorders, stress disorders, sudden cardiac death and violence. A decreased serotonin state has also been implicated in […]

Bone Health and Osteoporosis: An Orthomolecular Perspective

Richard Z. Cheng and Thomas E. Levy Osteoporosis, like most other disease, is caused by many factors including deficiencies of essential nutrients such as vitamin D. But the central dogma has been promoting just prescription drugs and calcium supplements. This strategy sounds simple and straightforward, but unfortunately not only does it not work, it may […]

Orthomolecular Treatment for Depression, Anxiety & Behavior Disorders

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Raymond J. Pataracchia Orthomolecular medicine can be helpful in treating the biochemical imbalances of mood and behaviour disorders. This broad grouping of disorders includes anxiety, severe depression, bipolar disorder, postpartum depression, hormonal depression, other endogenous depressions (cyclothymia, seasonal affective disorder), OCD, ADHD, ODD and, addictive behavior. Mood and behavior disorders have similar nutritional imbalance pro […]

Homeopathic Detoxification with CEASE Therapy

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Cilla Whatcott CEASE stands for “Complete Elimination of Autistic Spectrum Expression”1 and was devised by the late Tinus Smits, MD, a Dutch physician deeply touched by the suffering of children. Hundreds of practitioners (homeopaths, naturopaths and medical doctors) throughout the world have successfully used his method after receiving training and becoming certified. CEASE therapy engages […]