Monthly Archives: May 2015

Good Foods During Pregnancy

foods high in methionine

 We are all either undermethylators, overmethylators or normal methylators. Many persons with depression are under or over methylators. Depressed women during pregnancy are frequently undermethylators. The good news is, there are many foods that provide #methionine to reverse the deficiency and lift depression.  This published study in the Psych Congress Journal suggests that women who have […]

Treating Depression Naturally

…by gaining control over your brain’s biochemistry Dr. William J. Walsh, PhD is the president of the Walsh Research Institute, an organization “dedicated to unraveling the biochemistry of mental disorders and [the] development of improved clinical treatments through scientific research”.  Dr. Walsh received his PhD in Chemical Engineering, but while working as a prison volunteer […]

Treatment for Depression without Medication

treatment for depression without medications

It is estimated that 13.1 to 14.2 million American adults suffer from clinical #depression and that 32 million will face the disease at some point in their life.  Only roughly 57% ever receive treatment, but those that do seem to find relief in antidepressant medications, such as SSRIs, #tricyclics, and MAO inhibitors.  However, whether or […]

Medical Marijuana Resources

medical marijuana resources

Recently searching for a strain of medical marijuana with a street name of ACDC, I came across the site #leafly. These guys are by far the most useful of medical marijuana resources. Digging around the site I found mention of Rafael Mechoulam, the Israeli researcher who originally isolated THC.  If you’re looking for high CBD/THC […]

The Role of Pyrroles in Depression

pyrrole disorder depression

##kryptopyrrole, also known as pyroluria or mauve factor, is a condition in which elevated levels of urinary #pyrroles due to oxidative stress. It is often brought on or exacerbated by physical and emotional distress. This may be the trigger that causes one to suddenly develop an imbalance in the breakdown of hemaglobin. This leads to […]