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Supplements Benefit Mental Health with Jullia Rucklidge

Jan 24, 18
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When it comes to mental health, can supplements play a therapeutic role, or are they just "expensive urine?" Well thanks to researcher Professor Julia Rucklidge from Massey University, we have some answers.

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Apr 28, 17
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On analysing the scientific basis for the efficacy of S-Adenosylmethionine (SAMe), a recent comprehensive review shows the beneficial effect of supplemental SAMe as a potential alternative to or adjunctive therapy for use with antidepressants.

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Jan 23, 17
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Improvements in brain white matter may be a good predictive measure of omega 3 benefit in depression. 

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Jun 30, 16
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"The success of antidepressant drug therapy is not high, with studies suggesting 19-60% of patients are unresponsive to the treatment". Optimal methylation seems to be one very important piece of the mood puzzle.

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Depression and Anxiety: Treating the Causes

Apr 15, 15
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Depression and anxiety disorders are exploding in prevalence. It is believed that at least 3 million Australians, at any given time, suffer from these conditions. And, while we do have standard medication for many psychiatric and psychological conditions, research shows that anywhere between 60-90% of people prescribed antidepressants fail to get a benefit that is superior to placebo. What these statistics suggest is that we are not addressing the underlying causes.

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