orthomolecular psychiatry

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orthomolecular psychiatry

The use of large doses of vitamins to improve mental health.
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Practitioners expert in orthomolecular therapy who are knowledgeable regarding amino acid supplementation and nutrition can use their approach to alter the level of the appropriate precursors and support resultant neurotransmitter levels if they know which systems to target.
Biologically Based Therapies: Herbal therapies, macrobiotic and other special diets, megavitamin or orthomolecular therapy, procaine, EDTA and chelating compounds, shark cartilage, aromatherapy, apitherapy and other specific biological treatments such as immunoaugmentive therapy, antineoplastins and Coley's toxin for cancer.
There must be a major expansion into the use of orthomolecular therapy to sort out the variables and to determine how to improve the therapeutic outcome of treatment.