schizophrenia

Mental health: the nutritional links

Researchers in The Netherlands have discovered a link between nutrient deficiencies and schizophrenia. In a study on 61 schizophrenia patients, those not taking a daily multivitamin had low vitamin B12 and high homocysteine (a marker for heart disease). The majority had high levels of saturated and monounsaturated fatty acids, but low levels of healthy omega-3 [...]

Mental health: the nutritional links 2015-09-09T13:49:26+00:00

Schizophrenia Therapy: Omega-3s, antioxidants appear to help

Many studies confirm the benefits of omega-3 fatty acids for psychological disorders including depression, bipolar disorder and Alzheimer’s disease. Omega-3s are abundant in fish oils and flax seed oil. A new study suggests that supplementation with omega-3 fatty acids, along with antioxidant vitamins, has benefits for patients with schizophrenia. Researchers from the National Chemical Laboratory [...]

Schizophrenia Therapy: Omega-3s, antioxidants appear to help 2015-09-09T13:51:13+00:00

Drug side effect eased with vitamins

Many neurological disorders such as schizophrenia are treated with anti-psychotic medications. While these medications may help the symptoms of the disorder, long-term use has been known to cause tardive dyskinesia. Repeated involuntary movements throughout the body characterize this condition. Around the world, researchers have been investigating ways to lessen the severity of this side effect, [...]

Drug side effect eased with vitamins 2015-09-09T13:51:18+00:00

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