• 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…

  • Schizoaffective

    All About Schizoaffective Disorder

    Schizoaffective Schizoaffective is a disorder with psychotic features just like schizophrenia. The difference here it is accompanies a mood disorder like depression or bipolar. A Schizoaffective disorder diagnoses is a mental illness that is even less common than schizophrenia. At approximately 0.5% of the world population suffering. Schizoaffective is more difficult to treat with psychiatric medications. They combine different medications to alleviate symptoms. Let’s take a look at the medications used for schizoaffective disorder. Antipsychotics forSchizoaffective Disorder Antipsychotic medications are prescribed for psychotic disorders including schizophrenia and schizoaffective disorder. They are also used for people with autism. They work on chemicals in the brain that can affect psychosis, such as…

  • 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…

  • Overmethylation

    Signs Of Overmethylation

    Overmethylation Symptoms There are many mental health traits and symptoms that are present in people with over methylation. Some of these include: Improvement after folate therapyAdverse reaction to SSRI medicationsArtistic and musical abilitiesnervous legs such as restlessness and pacingHyperactivityLow sex driveSleep disordersHigh anxiety and panic attacksUnderachievement in schoolHigh pain toleranceAdverse reaction to methyl donors such as SAMe and MethionineNon-competitiveFood and chemical sensitivitiesEstrogen IntoleranceImprovement after BenzodiazepinesNo seasonal allergies Overmethylated people have high-anxiety depression that worsens after SSRI treatment. Abram Hoffer used folic acid therapy in his practice. Overmethylated people thrive on folic acid, where undermethylated patients get worse. Overmethylated people thrive on folic acid because folic acid increases the gene expression…

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    Conventional Medicine For Mental Health

    Conventional Medicine Conventional medicine for mental health has extended our lifespan and our thinking about mental illnesses. We can now treat disease and mental illness more effectively. Hippocrates is considered to be the father of modern medicine. He described many diseases, including mental illness, and their treatment. Modern medicine encompasses the relief of pain and suffering, the promotion of health and the prevention of disease. If you happen to be one of the people plagued by these mental health symptoms on an ongoing basis, chances are you may take action to get help by an allopathic physician. Here are some of the tips recommended when meeting with your physician about…