Choline and Schizophrenia

Dr. Weeks’ Comment:  Choline (from phosphatidyl choline or lecithin or in organic chicken eggs) is brain food. Now research shows it can reduce mental illness if taken by pregnant women.   Dietary Supplement During Pregnancy Could Reduce Risk of Schizophrenia…

Dr. Weeks’ Comment: Exercise offers more benefit than antidepressants when compared head to head in clinical trials. But, alas, exercise take more effort than popping a pill….     but if you pop an anti-depressant, clarify with your doctor the…

Dr. Weeks’ Comment:  Depression can be hard to accurately diagnosis and all too frequently is determined either by “intuition” (“clinical judgment) or simply on the patients’ say so:  the self-assessment or declaration.  However, there are physiologic parameters which must be…
Oxytocin and Schizophrenia

Dr. Weeks’ Comment:   A safe and potentially beneficial agent for those suffering with schizophrenia and from anti-psychotic drugs.   Oxytocin Add on Study for Stable Schizophrenic Patients … Dose of oxytocin is based upon previous studies in humans showing improvement in schizophreniarelated changes…
Daffodils for Depression

South African daffodils may be a future cure for depression Scientists at the University of Copenhagen have previously documented that substances from the South African plant species Crinum and Cyrtanthus – akin to snowdrops and daffodils – have an effect…