High doses of B vitamins could reduce schizophrenia symptoms when nutrient deficient! Multi-nutrient treatment for mood disorders will be further studied – yay!
SMILES trial: Improving diet quality will benefit the “physical illnesses that are so commonly comorbid with depression and which are both a cause and consequence of depression.” The Mediterranean diet was “associated with a 30% reduced risk for depression…” and generally “…diets higher in plant foods, such as vegetables, fruits, legumes and whole grains, and lean proteins, including fish, are associated with a reduced risk for depression, whilst dietary patterns that include more processed food and sugary products are associated with an increased risk of depression.”
Watching birds could calm you down!
Genes GNB3, CREB1 + negative life events = major depression?
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One of the Biggest Myths About Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Just Got Debunked
The disease (also myalgic encephalomyelitis) is linked to a serious cell receptor dysfunction (transient receptor potential melastatin 3 (TRPM3)) in cells! Calcium ions can’t make it inside the cells what impairs their function!
“…the involvement of TRPM3 receptors could explain why so many patients appear to experience CFS/ME following a traumatic event or serious infection…The class of receptors TRPM3 belongs to are also known as ‘threat rececptors’, because they’re upregulated when the body is under any kind of threat, such as infection, trauma, or even childbirth.” (sciencealert.com)