Navigation Links
New Treatment For Anxiety Disorders

Researcher from Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine, Toronto, had said in a report presented at the 20th Annual Convention of the American Association of Naturopathic Physicians (AANP), that orthomolecular treatment could cure // ailments like anxiety disorder.

While many individuals are treated for generalized anxiety disorder (the most prevalent psychiatric condition in North America) with benzodiazepines or selective serotonin re-uptake inhibitors (SSRIs), many naturopathic physicians will use nutrition as a first line defense after reviewing a patient’s history and results of a physical exam.

Orthomolecular naturopathic physicians rule out the existence of physical diseases, organic cause, or psychological problems as being responsible for all or part of a patient’s anxiety. Once these are ruled out, these naturopaths will identify whether the anxiety is caused by nutritional deficiencies (such as insufficient levels of B vitamins), nutritional dependencies (such as niacinamide), food allergies, and/or hypoglycemia (low blood sugar).

Instead of recommending drug therapy, practitioners will prescribe nutritional treatments, changes in diet, and even the elimination of substances that can affect or disturb brain function, such as caffeine, alcohol and products containing processed sugar.

Orthomolecular medicine does not simply take into account the mainstream organic causes of anxiety, but attempts to identify other causal factors of anxiety such as nutrient deficiencies, nutrient dependencies, food allergies, and hypoglycemia. Each of these causal factors, or a combination of them, can cause dysfunction to the brain, causing mood to be altered, and anxiety to be expressed.

This orthomolecular approach to anxiety treats the patient as a whole, rather than giving each anxiety patient the same drug or combination of drugs.

According to the researcher, due to the relative absence of negative s ide effects, and the wide availability of nutritional treatments, the orthomolecular approach should be the first one to be considered when patients are being treated for their anxiety disorders.

Source: Newswise
'"/>




Related medicine news :

1. Advances in Treatment of Cataracts
2. Recommendations for Treatment of Blood Pressue
3. Treatment for Menieres disease
4. Treatment for pre-menstrual syndrome is ineffective
5. Better Treatment for obesity
6. Gene Treatment for Heart Disease
7. More People Seeking Treatment for Depression
8. Focused Treatment For Childhood Cancer
9. Inadequate Drug Treatment For Youth
10. FDA Approves New surgery Treatment for Farsightedness
11. Treatment of antibiotics ineffectual in bronchitis
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:5/31/2016)... ... May 31, 2016 , ... Fire Door Solutions, ... joined the Fire Door Solutions’ team. Keith will serve Fire Door Solutions ... in-field re-labeling. He will be instrumental in developing educational curriculum and leading ...
(Date:5/31/2016)... ... 31, 2016 , ... More than 80 representatives of the Hepatitis B ... Cancer Foundation held an event on National Hepatitis Testing Day outside of Philadelphia City ... the leading cause of liver cancer. , Foundation leaders and the citywide coalition they ...
(Date:5/31/2016)... TEXAS (PRWEB) , ... May 31, 2016 , ... ... live in Greater Houston Healthconnect’s (Healthconnect) regional health information exchange, which enables physicians ... medical records for their patients from other participating organizations in the exchange. SJMC’s ...
(Date:5/31/2016)... ... May 31, 2016 , ... When ... he knew it was something that contractors should have at their disposal on ... gets,” says Butch, CertainTeed’s Director of Contractor Programs. , As a result, ...
(Date:5/31/2016)... ... May 31, 2016 , ... Spartan Bioscience today introduced ... portability and convenience. , The Cube is exceptionally small—it takes up the space ... fits easily into any space, whether in a hospital, doctor’s office, or pharmacy. ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:5/31/2016)... According to a new market ... by Type (Human, Animal Pathology), by End User (Pharmaceutical ... - Global Forecasts to 2021", published by MarketsandMarkets, studies ... of 2016 to 2021. This market is expected to ... Million in 2016, at a CAGR of 12.1%. ...
(Date:5/31/2016)... May 31, 2016 Aloe vera ... food, cosmetics and pharmaceuticals, with global volume to surpass ... 1.6 Bn. Demand for aloe vera extracts ... yogurts will continue its upward momentum in 2016 as ... boost positive sentiment on aloe vera, with wide-ranging applications ...
(Date:5/31/2016)... , May 31, 2016 ... World Health Assembly zur Eliminierung von viraler Hepatitis ... Mitgliedsstaaten eine historische Verpflichtung eingegangen, virale Hepatitis bis ... . World Health Assembly haben sich die ... bzgl. viraler Hepatitis (Global Viral Hepatitis Strategy) zu ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: