Article Category: Nutrition

Nutrient Cocktail for Schizophrenia and Bipolar Disorder

The following is from J.P. Saleeby, MD, of Savannah, Georgia (Contact info at the end – for further info, his practice is on our site directory at www.AlternativeMentalHealth.com). Below are comments from several emails he sent, plus an article he wrote on this remedy. I have been having success treating schizophrenia with intravenous use of … Continued

Nutritional Protection from the Damaging Effects of Psychiatric Drugs

by Charles Gant, M.D., Ph.D., East Syracuse, NY Regarding the complementary use of nutritional supplements and psychotropic medications, many psychiatric patients seem to be unable to discontinue medications without incurring withdrawal side effects and many want to stay on medication believing, sometimes rightly, that recurrence of psychiatric symptoms are prevented. In my practice when I … Continued

Using Natural Remedies in theTreatment of Emotional and Mental States

by Gayle Eversole, DHom, PhD, CRNP, AHG Natural healing is an ancient practice, documented in cave paintings at least 80,000 years old. Through the ages more than three-fourths of the world’s population have relied on remedies from nature. Most people associate this approach with physical health needs. The healers of the past knew better: they … Continued

NUTRITIONAL TREATMENT OF TARDIVE DYSKINESIA

by Walter Lemmo, ND Vancouver, BC, Canada In the September 2001 issue of the American Journal of Psychiatry vitamin B6 (aka. pyridoxine) demonstrated significant benefit for the troublesome movement disorder tardive dyskinesia (TD) 1. For those people unfamiliar with this painful & crippling problem, TD is a neurological problem associated with antipsychotic or neuroleptic medications. … Continued

Nutritional Supplements For Treating “Bipolar Disorder,” “ADD,” and other Mental Health Conditions

Many companies have developed nutritional supplements that reportedly treat a variety of mental health problems. Below are some, provided for informational purposes only. Safe Harbor and alternativementalhealth.com do not endorse or recommend specific commercial products. 1) The most studied of these that we are aware of, with university research, is the supplement developed by TrueHope … Continued