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mental health

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    Blocking Human Fear Memory With The Matrix Metalloproteinase Inhibitor Doxycycline

    Blocking human fear memory with the matrix metalloproteinase inhibitor doxycycline Blocking human fear memory with the matrix metalloproteinase inhibitor doxycycline D R Bach , A Tzovara & J Vunder Molecular Psychiatry doi:10.1038/mp.2017.65 Download Citation Neuroscience Received: 05...
  2. P

    PH Of Soul: How Does Acid-base Balance Affect Our Cognition?

    pH of soul: how does acid-base balance affect our cognition? Abstract Respiratory Alkalosis due to changes in sympathetic hyperarousal during pathological emotional states can change our cognitive abilities. This occurs through the effects of Alkalosis upon cerebral vasoconstriction and the...
  3. haidut

    Intelligent People More Likely To Suffer From Mental Illness

    I have mentioned a few times on the forum that in the "psychiatric bible" DSM IV/V a good mental health is characterized by a mild to moderate delusion, while realism is characterized by a mild to moderate depression. Peat said a few times that people with high IQ have a hard time adjusting to...
  4. raypeatclips

    Magnesium Deficiency Makes Rats Murder Each Other. Magnesium Anti-stress Effect

    Inhibition of mouse-killing behaviour in magnesium-deficient rats: effect of pharmacological doses of magnesium pidolate, magnesium aspartate, magn... - PubMed - NCBI Magnes Res. 1995 Mar;8(1):37-45. Inhibition of mouse-killing behaviour in magnesium-deficient rats: effect of pharmacological...
  5. Amazoniac

    ErectedI Mean, Neglected: Sexual Disinterest As An Early Sign Of A Concerning Generalized Problem

    Not surprisingly, Wilhelm Reich's take on cancer and degeneration. Treatment and protocol aside, it's an interesting book pointing out that diseases are just a manifestation of a generalized problem and that many patients display signs of repression, exhaustion, frustration, conformism...
  6. haidut

    Pregnenolone As A Treatment For Loneliness

    I touched upon this idea/topic in some of my other posts, and just like those other posts, I would like to emphasize here that I am not suggesting steroid supplementation as a substitute for social interaction. The purpose of this post if to provide some insight on the biochemical effects of...
  7. haidut

    Depression Affects The Digestive System Health, Anxiety The Skin

    Ray has written quite extensively on the connection between intestinal inflammation and both mental disorders as well as skin health. There is a quote from him often appearing on the front page saying something along the lines that the health of the intestine is reflected in the physiology of...
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    Add-on Pregnenolone With L-Theanine To Antipsychotic Therapy Relieves Negative And Anxiety Symptoms

    Add-on Pregnenolone with L-Theanine to Antipsychotic Therapy Relieves Negative and Anxiety Symptoms of Schizophrenia: An 8-week, randomized, double... - PubMed - NCBI Abstract AIMS: Pregnenolone (PREG) and L-Theanine (LT) have shown ameliorative effects on various schizophrenia symptoms. This...
  9. ecstatichamster

    Why Is Everyone Suddenly Bipolar?

    Omg. Everyone's bipolar now. It's the diagnostic norm now. Wtf? Is there a Peaty explanation?
  10. haidut

    Societies With Little Coercion/oppression Have Little Mental Illness

    The author is a psychologist/psychiatrist whose posts commonly come on a site I visit often (Hacker News). I think his conclusions would not be surprising to the people on the forum considering the connection between coercion/oppression, serotonin, and a host of mental conditions. Still, it is...
  11. haidut

    More Evidence That Anti-depressants May Worsen Mental Health

    I think at this point there is enough evidence to warrant putting quotes around the term "anti-depressants" since in many cases not only they do not improve mental health but may make the situation dramatically worse. This latest study adds even more weight to the evidence against the commonly...
  12. haidut

    Acetazolamide Plus Thiamine As Treatment Of Mental Conditions

    These studies confirm Ray's view that reduction in oxidative metabolism plays a role in the pathogenesis of these conditions. The combination should be a potent way to lower lactic acid beyond what either agent could do alone. I wonder if it could be a viable alternative to substances like DCA...
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    Aspirin: A Review Of Its Neurobiological Properties And ther

    Aspirin: a review of its neurobiological properties and therapeutic potential for mental illness. Berk M, Dean O, Drexhage H, McNeil JJ, Moylan S, Oneil A, Davey CG, Sanna L, Maes M. Abstract: "There is compelling evidence to support an aetiological role for inflammation, oxidative and...
  14. haidut

    Vegetarian Diet Appears To Be Highly Detrimental To Health

    You can imagine the furor this news is generating around the various Vegan and Paleo circles on the Internet. But the conclusions are rather strong and statistically significant, even though this was an epidemiological study. What can I say, animal products rule...
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    Anti-authoritarians Diagnosed As Mentally Ill?

    This psychiatrist attempts to explain why: http://www.madinamerica.com/2012/02/why ... tally-ill/