Psychiatric Disorders Safe Approaches to Treatment
Many people who are prescribed medication for psychiatric conditions/symptoms (depression, anxiety, insomnia, bipolar illness, panic attacks, and schizophrenia) call our office seeking alternative ways to address their issues that do not involve pharmaceutical drugs. At the very least, they wish to decrease their drug regimens, which cause so many unwanted side effects.
Adverse effects of psychiatric medication include :
- Parkinsonian syndromes
- Erectile dysfunction
- Inability to achieve orgasm
- Decreased libido
- Diabetes / elevated blood sugar
- Low energy / sleepiness
- Weight gain
- Poor memory
- Lack of concentration
- Altered bladder function
- Metabolic Syndrome
Many nutritional and metabolic factors affect psychological function and all of them can readily be investigated and then optimized to achieve a much more even chemical balance, thereby reducing or eliminating the need for medication.