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Of, relating to, or being a theory holding that mental diseases or abnormalities result from various chemical imbalances or deficiencies and can be cured by restoring proper levels of chemical substances, such as vitamins and minerals, in the body.
relating to a method of treating chemical imbalances in the body by use of vitamins
or•tho•mo•lec•u•lar(ˌɔr θoʊ məˈlɛk yə lər)
being or pertaining to the treatment of disease by increasing, decreasing, or otherwise controlling the intake of natural substances, esp. vitamins.
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|Adj.||1.||orthomolecular - designating or relating to a form of treatment of mental disorders that seeks to restore biochemical balance in the body with large doses of vitamins and minerals; "orthomolecular medicine"; "orthomolecular therapy"|
healthful - conducive to good health of body or mind; "a healthful climate"; "a healthful environment"; "healthful nutrition"; "healthful sleep"; "Dickens's relatively healthful exuberance"