megavitamin therapy


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megavitamin therapy

Also once termed orthomolecular medicine, this is the use of large doses of vitamins to improve physical and mental health.
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Noun1.megavitamin therapy - therapy based on a theory that taking very large doses of vitamins will prevent or cure physical or psychological disordersmegavitamin therapy - therapy based on a theory that taking very large doses of vitamins will prevent or cure physical or psychological disorders
therapy - (medicine) the act of caring for someone (as by medication or remedial training etc.); "the quarterback is undergoing treatment for a knee injury"; "he tried every treatment the doctors suggested"; "heat therapy gave the best relief"
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For the twelve months prior to this therapy, she had been under the care of an orthomolecular medical practitioner who had been treating her with megavitamin therapy, Nystatin and a 'Candida maintenance diet' with no noticeable improvement.
He is credited with legitimizing megavitamin therapy through 46 books on nutrition, including the bestseller Super--Nutrition: Megavitamin Revolution.
The MDs who practiced alternative medicine had not been trained at their medical colleges to practice nutrition, megavitamin therapy, herbal medicine, and homeopathy.
(18.) Gaby AR: Orthomolecular medicine and megavitamin therapy. Essentials of complementary and alternative medicine.