Are you ready to transform the way you think about anxiety? Bestselling author and nutritional psychiatrist Dr. Uma Naidoo, MD, brings you a groundbreaking guide beyond traditional mental health approaches. “Calm Your Mind with Food: A Revolutionary Guide to Controlling Your Anxiety” unveils a full-body […]
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In this article, we will explore the importance of mental health nutrition and nutritional psychiatry, and how our food can impact our mood and overall well-being, as well as our ability to successfully recover from addiction.
This article will focus on the biochemical/nutritional tools we have available to us. We will explore ways to reduce inflammation, decrease pain awareness, improve pain tolerance or resilience, speed up tissue healing, and even positively impact impaired neural pathways.
As I delve deeper into the question of how to help people in recovery effectively provide themselves with the core nutrients their brains need both to heal from addiction and to support a robust Recovery Journey, I am appalled by the general lack of attention being paid to this key aspect of treatment and recovery.
he impact of allergies and intolerances on mental health can be as simple as brain fog and spaciness, but can often be implicated in the experience of more severe mental illness, such as depression, anxiety, and even psychosis.
Amino acid therapy is a promising approach to addiction and mental health recovery that focuses on repairing the neurotransmitter system in the brain. Amino acids are the building blocks of proteins, which are essential for the growth and repair of tissues in the body.
By Christina Veselak MS, LMFT, CN. Director, The Academy for Addiction and Mental Health Nutrition In honor of Stress Awareness Month, I would like to explore the roles our four mood-mediating neurotransmitters play in helping us cope with stress, and how to support their function […]
How the FINANCIAL BOTTOM LINE of an Addiction Treatment Program Will IMMEDIATELY Benefit From Adding a Robust Nutritional Component to their Approach!
This article was written on the last day of a 4-day addiction conference in Colorado. I was there presenting on a genetic test, GARS, that purports to be able to predict with a fair degree of accuracy people’s predisposition to a variety of behavioral and […]