Nutrition and supplements for antidepressant withdrawals

Can I make my antidepressant withdrawal symptoms better with nutrition and supplements? Planning your titration from antidepressants is important. There are core nutritional supports that include b-complex, amino acids, DHA and EPA, and other micronutrients that should be initiated 1 to 3 months prior to attempting titration. Experienced clinicians recommend titration occur slowly, between 4Continue reading “Nutrition and supplements for antidepressant withdrawals”

How do ketogenic diets help anxiety disorders?

How could a ketogenic diet help my anxiety? Or improve my symptoms of Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD), Panic Disorder (PD), Social Anxiety Disorder (SAD), Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD), and or Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)? Ketogenic diets help anxiety disorders by mediating the underlying pathologies of mental illness that are primarily metabolic in nature. These include glucoseContinue reading “How do ketogenic diets help anxiety disorders?”

How is a ketogenic diet complementary to psychotherapy?

The standard of care for mental disorders is medication and therapy. Even in what are considered to be primarily neurological conditions that are generally treated with medication, psychotherapy is always considered an excellent adjunct that improves outcomes for the patient. For example, the American Psychological Association lists cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) as an evidence-based treatment forContinue reading “How is a ketogenic diet complementary to psychotherapy?”