Depression

World of Psychology

Looking through some of the top health blogs on technocrati, I found the 'World of Psychology' blog to be quite helpful. This article on diet coke and depression talks about some of the harmful chemicals that are found in such processed foods, and in particular how aspartame affects depression. Eating a healthy... 

Posted: 15/03/2011

Study finds increased folate levels stop depression

The following is quoted from 'vistasearch' which brings you the latest research from the functional medicine world. The following piece of research shows that boosting folate levels can stop depression. Reference: "Serum Folate, Vitamin B-12, and Homocysteine and Their Association With Depressive Symptoms Among U.S. Adults," Beydoun MA, Shroff MR,... 

Posted: 29/09/2010

CBT for depression

PGPS also does CBT for depression. CBT works with thoughts changing them from negative into positive. Check out this article on CBT, as well as the PGPS article https://www.privategp.com/cognitive-behavioural-therapy.html. And see the video below on why CBT can be of benefit. How positive thinking reverses depression... 

Posted: 23/08/2010

Functional Medicine Depression Treatment

www.privategp.com has a new article on depression. This article gives you a better flavour of what a holistic approach to treating depression might be using functional medicine. It describes the number of different areas of attack one can use on depression using functional medicine. It also uses an example of... 

Posted: 23/08/2010

Autism Urine Test

Private General Practcie Services can carry out urine samples which look at amino and organic acids. Evidence suggests that diet and assimilation play key roles in the development of autism.  Amino acids (which come from protein) are the chemical-building blocks or key neurotransmitters that work on the brain to influence... 

Posted: 20/08/2010