Os suplementos de magnésio podem ser uma alternativa aos antidepressivos

Um recente ensaio clínico realizado nos Estados Unidos descobriu que os suplementos de magnésio são eficazes no tratamento da depressão leve ou moderada. Publicado no jornal PLoS One, os pesquisadores mostraram que

a suplementação diária com magnésio leva a uma diminuição significativa nos sintomas de depressão e ansiedade, independentemente da idade, do gênero, da gravidade da depressão ou do uso de drogas antidepressivas do paciente. Observando que o mineral funciona rapidamente e é bem tolerado, o estudo concluiu que pode ser uma alternativa segura à medicação farmacêutica.

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Why nutritional psychiatry is the future of mental health treatment

 

A lack of essential nutrients is known to contribute to the onset of poor mental health in people suffering from anxiety and depression, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia and ADHD. Nutritional psychiatry is a growing discipline that focuses on the use of food and supplements to provide these essential nutrients as part of an integrated or alternative treatment for mental health disorders.

But nutritional approaches for these debilitating conditions are not widely accepted by mainstream medicine. Treatment options tend to be limited to official National Institute for Care Excellence (NICE) guidelines which recommend talking therapies and antidepressants.

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Magnesium Reduces Diabetes and Helps Keep You Young

 

 

 

 

 

By Dr. Mercola

Magnesium is an essential mineral used in pathways for energy production, protein synthesis and cell signaling.1 The mineral is involved in nearly 300 metabolic reactions.2 It is used by every organ and muscle in your body, especially your heart, kidneys and bones. Deficiency and insufficiency have been associated with a number of health conditions, including heart disease, Type 2 diabetes, hypertension and osteoporosis.

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An Integrative Psychiatrist’s Best Tips For Improving Focus, Productivity & Mental Clarity

As an integrative psychiatrist, I teach parents of ADHD children and people with ADHD how to use nutritional and lifestyle changes to improve focus. But many of the natural treatments I suggest can work for anyone who wants to concentrate better and perform more efficiently. My recommendations—which are outlined in my book Finally Focusedfall into two categories: supplements to take and lifestyle habits to develop. Here’s what I would recommend for anyone wanting to become more efficient by supporting the health of their brain:

 

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