Category: Minerals

A Promising Approach: Orthomolecular Psychiatry

Orthomolecular Psychiatry for Mental Illness Orthomolecular psychiatry was first introduced by Nobel Prize winner Linus Pauling. This word gives a treatment of disease with nutrients. Ortho means “right” and molecular means to give the body the right mix of nutrients. In Orthomolecular Psychiatry, it is known that the wrong balance of nutrients affects mental health. […]

How Nutrient Overload Can Make You Sick

Nutrient Overload Just like nutrient deficiencies, nutrient overload can cause an array of mental health problems as well. Some noticeable Symptoms include: VomitingNauseaAnxiety, Panic attacksHallucinationsMood swingsDepressionHyperactivityBlack stools It is important to get blood work done by your physician if you think you or a loved one may be suffering from a nutrient overload. Therefore, this […]

Nutrients: Too Little or Too Much of a Good Thing?

Nutrients Nutrients play a major role in mental health. They are what synthesize and produce neurotransmitters. Neurotransmitters such as serotonin, dopamine, and GABA are important in regulating one’s mood, anxiety levels, motivation, drive, sleep patterns, and more. It is known that nutrients are the primary raw materials for the synthesis of neurotransmitters. We all need […]