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Supplements Benefit Mental Health with Prof Julia 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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Oct 16, 17
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Pyrrole disorder affects up to 10% of the population, and the incidence can increase to 18-35% in people with psychological disturbances, learning or behavioural problems.

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Sep 22, 17
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A recent clinical trial sought to investigate the effects of CoQ10 supplementation on serotonin levels and depressive symptoms in patients with fibromyalgia.

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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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Blending Functional Medicine with Neurology with Dr Brandon Brock

Apr 05, 17
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The brain is the body's master-controller, making neuroscience a fascinating area of health care. Dr Brandon Brock is a leading expert in functional neurology and today on FX Medicine he shares his personal and professional experiences in this field.

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Jan 27, 17
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In a 2016 published study, researchers evaluated the anti-stress, cognitive and neurophysiological effects of L-theanine in healthy adults. They found this amino acid was effective at reducing stress levels after various cognitive stress tests.

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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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