Thursday, February 2, 2023

Tag: nutritional psychiatry

Growing Research Connects Nutrition and Mental Health

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A new article reviews studies in the field of nutritional psychiatry and how nutrition can prevent and treat mental health issues.

What Happened When I Went Off Meds and Onto Nutrients

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I remember clearly thinking, “I’m done. I’m not putting myself through this again.” I wasn’t going to settle for the side effects of a marginally better than placebo treatment again. Here is a brief look into my rollercoaster journey of recovery, returning to work, having my trauma re-triggered, finding a way through, and finally living well.

Study Finds First-Episode Psychosis Patients Fare Better with Vitamin D

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Researchers examine the relationship between vitamin D and clinical and cognitive symptoms in first-episode psychosis.

Research Emphasizes Association Between Inflammation, Diet, and Depression

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Study finds adults with a pro-inflammatory diet have a greater incidence of depression.

Why Nutritional Psychiatry is the Future of Mental Health

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From The Independent: The role that nutrition can play in improving our mental health is often overlooked. Research suggests that we should devote more resources to dietary...

Low-Carbohydrate Diet Superior to Antipsychotic Medications

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From Psychology Today: Research and case studies show that the ketogenic diet may be a promising treatment for psychosis and other mental health challenges. The ketogenic...

“How Probiotics May Help Ease Depression”

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In this video interview, Dr. Kelly Brogan explains how probiotics, or ‘psychobiotics,’ can directly impact brain, behavior, mood, and cognition. “Brogan recommended consuming 15 to...

“Fructose Alters Hundreds of Brain Genes, Leading to Wide Range of...

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A new study out of UCLA finds that genes related to Alzheimer’s and “ADHD” can be damaged by fructose, a sugar common in the...

“Microbes Can Play Games With The Mind”

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In the April issue of Science News, Laura Sanders covers recent studies that have begun turning up tantalizing hints about how microbes, the bacteria...

Omega-3 Screening for Psychiatric Symptoms?

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There is a substantial body of evidence suggesting that not getting enough omega-3 fatty acids in your diet may be connected to a diverse array of psychiatric symptoms. In a new study published this month, psychiatrist Robert McNamara and Erik Messamore provide an overview of the evidence and call for screening of omega-3 deficiency in people experiencing symptoms associated with ADHD, depression, mood disorders, and psychosis.

Is The Microbiome our Puppeteer?

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“My message today is that your state of gut will affect your state of mind. To have a healthy brain, we may need a...