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Lipoic Acid: A Promising Alternative Therapy for Alzheimer’s Disease

Lipoic acid: a promising alternative therapy for Alzheimer’s disease This is the fourth In a series on complementary and alternative and integrative treatments of dementia. Previous posts reviewed the evidence for dietary changes, multi-modal interventions and a promising natural product … Continue reading

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Taking Care of Depressed Mood in Pregnancy Without Drugs

Following a brief review of the consequences of untreated depressed mood and risks associated with antidepressant use during pregnancy, I comment on the evidence for complementary and alternative (CAM) modalities widely used to treat this serious problem. Consequences of depressed mood … Continue reading

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Omega3s Have Established Antidepressant Benefits

This is the fifth in a series of posts on non-pharmacologic treatments of depressed mood. Previous posts briefly reviewed research findings on S-adenosylmethionine (SAMe) and folate. This post is offered as a concise review of omega-3 essential fatty acids, eicosapentaenoic … Continue reading

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Select amino acids and Omega3s are beneficial and safe treatments of Bipolar Disorder

Integrative Management of Bipolar Disorder: Amino Acids and Omega-3s This is the second post in a series on integrative management of bipolar disorder. Previous post reviewed conventional psychiatric management of bipolar disorder. The focus of this post is on amino acids … Continue reading

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