On the back wards, where the sun doesn’t shine, time is measured in the burning of a cigarette. Behind a two-inch-thick steel door and diagnosed with schizophrenia,
Shingles, an acute infection caused by varicella zoster (chickenpox) virus (VZV), can be an excruciating condition with painful skin blisters, generally down one side of the body,
Vitamin C appears to be one of the least toxic substances known to man. Four studies involving over 3000 people have tested the effect of 10 g/day and found no ill-effects save loose bowels. However, the leading orthomolecular physician and pioneer...
While most practitioners, conventional and alternative, focus on fighting heart disease, arthritis and cancer, there is growing concern over the silent epidemic of mental disorders that is becoming one of the most common causes of premature death.
Many things can influence bipolar disorder, such as imbalances in blood sugar and thyroid hormones, or lifestyle. Orthomolecular practitioners believe that lifestyle changes should only be attempted after chemical imbalances
Orthomolecular specialists such as the Pfeiffer Treatment Center in the US and the Optimum Nutrition Institute in the UK offer highly individualised treatment programmes based on nutrition and supplements. At these centres,