Mental Health

Worried About Your Memories?

With Alzheimer's and dementia in the press, we all have worries and concerns about maintaining our memory and independence long-term. According to expert Dr Bredesen, Alzheimer's is a metabolic problem that is destroying your brain. He describes a 36 angle approach towards the preservation of our optimal metabolic state in... 

Posted: 16/09/2016

Nutrition and Dementia

Dementia has to do with impairment of cognition that may result in interference with normal day to day activities. Patients may experience deficits in memory, reasoning, learning capacity, attention and language. Also affected may be personality, mood and behaviour. Causes of dementia may include B12 or folate deficiency, hypothyroidism, alcoholism,... 

Posted: 27/07/2011

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

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