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Post Traumatic Stress Disorder with Dr Brandon Brock

Nov 11, 17
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Dr Brandon Brock joins Andrew to give our listeners some insight into the many opportunities that taking an integrative approach can have in helping those living with PTSD. 

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May 12, 17
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This study shows that magnesium can reduce depressive symptoms in those with hypomagnesaemia, even when using a less absorbable form.

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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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Apr 24, 17
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S-adenosylmethionine (SAMe) is integral to cellular metabolism and as the major methyl donor in the body. SAMe is involved in the methylation of a diverse range of compounds including phospholipids, DNA, RNA, proteins and neurotransmitters. It is also involved in two other important pathways – transsulfuration which produces glutathione, and aminopropylation which synthesises polyamines.

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Functional Pathology: Neurotransmitters with Beth Bundy

Feb 01, 17
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Functional pathology testing for neurotransmitters may offer some insights for practitioners who are treating depression, anxiety, insomnia and chronic pain. Beth Bundy talks testing benefits and pitfalls.

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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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Jan 20, 17
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Evidence shows that certain complementary medicines hold great value in the treatment of mood disorders. We take a look at some of the recent research.

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Jan 06, 17
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Serum levels of vitamin B12 play an important role in cognitive and mental health. Observational studies have found as many as 30% of patients hospitalised for depression to be deficient in vitamin B12.

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