• Folate Therapy

    Folate Therapy For Depression & Schizophrenia

    Folate such as methylfolate can be an effective stand-alone treatment or adjunctive treatment for depression and schizophrenia. Many practitioners including psychiatric clinics are able to do an MTHFR test for you and a folate test at the cellular level. If done correctly, and you find you have either of these going on with you, folate may be of benefit. This nutrient can be the cause of many neurological symptoms, and a deficiency in it can really impact one’s health. It can cause a host of problems such as anxiety, depression and schizophrenia, and akathisia or a feeling of restlessness within the patient. A side note that is relevant, it is…

  • Methyl Folate And Its Many Mistakes For The Mind

    This post is about methyl folate and how it can drive some people crazy. It can literally strip you of crucial DNA. It is possible that it strips DNA at the cellular level while also donating it, according to research done on the Walsh approach. On the other hand, following a functional medicine approach, methyl folate is thought to spur the production of neurotransmitters. These neurotransmitters include serotonin, dopamine, and norepinephrine. I personally was prescribed methyl folate by most practitioners I visited as I did my research on the MTHFR genetic mutation and how it can play a role in mental health conditions. I also did my research on the…

  • Vitamins

    6 Essential Vitamins That Can Help Your Mind Mend

    Vitamins A, C, E There are three major antioxidant vitamins and they are vitamin A, vitamin C, and vitamin E. Antioxidants work to reduce free radicals in the brain and body. They are free radical scavengers. What’s important is that these vitamins combat brain inflammation which is thought to be a cause of mental health disorders such as Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s. Vitamins A and E are fat-soluble vitamins that protect the brain and cell walls. Vitamin C is water-soluble. Beta carotene is a form of vitamin A that is an important antioxidant. Natural vitamin E is preferred over the synthetic form for brain health as well as natural vitamin C…

  • MTHFR

    An MTHFR Protocol Is The #1 Methylation Support

    MTHFR The MTHFR gene mutation has different variants such as being homozygous and heterozygous. MTHFR can have significant reductions in methylation and people could benefit from supplementing with activated forms of folate, such as methyl folate, methylcobalamin B12, B6 as P-5-P, and other methylated nutrients such as TMG or SAMe. If you have the homozygous MTHFR gene mutation you may benefit from methylation support for your mental health condition. CAUTIONMay Come with Side Effects It is important to get accurate testing done before you decide to supplement with these nutrients. Methylated nutrients are very powerful and may produce unwanted effects such as irritability, anger outbursts, and deterioration instead of improvement.…

  • Schizophrenia: The Best Conventional Practices

    Schizophrenia Schizophrenia is characterized as a psychotic disorder. Psychotic disorders are those that deal with delusional thinking and or hallucinations as core symptoms. Some other psychotic disorders include schizoaffective disorder and psychotic depression. Schizophrenia can be debilitating and is thought of as one of the most severe mental health conditions. It is not the most common mental illness, which makes it extremely difficult for others to understand. Approximately 1% of the worldwide population suffers from schizophrenia. This equals about 20 million sufferers. Approximately 3.2 million are Americans. If you or a loved go to visit a physician for your condition you are likely to be directed to a psychiatrist. From…