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The Epigenetic Theory of Autism

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  The following was taken from an intereview with Dr Walsh by Dan E Burns and his excellent website, the Age of Autism. If you like this article, please visit his website. Autism: Tornado in the Brain By William Walsh and Dan E. Burns “It’s becoming quite clear to more and more of us that […]

Pyrrole Disorder and Depression

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Among 10’s of thousands of individuals tested with depression, 15% turned out positive for pyrrole disorder known as kryptopyrroles.  Biotype #3 Pyrrole Depression Patients who present with pyrrole disorder often are high in oxidative stress, suffer from severe mood swings and explosive anger, have extreme anxieties and fears, have poor short-term memory, and may have little or […]

Natural Remedies for Mood Disorders

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Pioneers in the field of Nutrient Therapy, such as Carl Pfeiffer, MD, PhD and William J. Walsh, PhD, President of the Walsh Research Institute, have found abnormalities in methylation and elevated or reduced levels of histamines in the body to be central to many different behavioral or mood disorders, such as bipolar disorder, depression, anxiety, […]

Good Foods During Pregnancy

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 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

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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

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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

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##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 […]

Five Biotypes of Depression

The Five Biotypes of #depression & Advanced Nutrient Therapies with William Walsh, PhD Second Opinion Physician, David Epstein, D.O., is trained in the Walsh Protocol, developed by Dr. William J. Walsh, PhD, and committed to the natural treatment of depression, as well as other mood and behavioral disorders, thru the use of Nutrient Therapy.  It […]

Detoxify the liver naturally – It’s not a fad diet thing

Despite popular health fad beliefs, it cannot be “cleansed” with a juice fast or a calorie restriction diet. So forget the Oz Liver Cleanse and the Lemonade Master Cleanse. They will not detoxify the liver naturally and may in fact be the opposite of what is needed. Detoxifying and cleaning the liver is a two […]