Category: Disordered Moods

The Autism Metabolism

What do hypothyroidism, inflammation, intestinal distress, lipid peroxidation, bacterial endotoxin, oxidative stress, high cortisol, high serotonin, low vitamin D, mitochondrial dysfunction, low cholesterol, iron accumulation, and high nitric oxide, lactate and histamine, all have...

Ohh No, My Cholesterol Is Too Low!

Although it’s true that sugar promotes cholesterol production, and the polyunsaturated fats interfere with it, restricting sugar consumption and increasing fat intake loses it’s appeal when you learn about some of the problems associated...

High Anxiety, When Sugar Falls.

I’d like to talk about anxiety. Not so much the external factors that help to create or worsen it: environmental toxins and poisons; difficult social interactions and relationships; hereditary elements; early life and present...

Schizophrenia – Keeping It Real

 “A spontaneous recovery from schizophrenia…is so rare…that when it occurs psychiatrists routinely question the validity of the original diagnosis” – A Beautiful Mind It’s sad when you realise how much is known about metabolic...

Sorry! We Meant To Say Lower Serotonin.

The simplistic idea that mood disorders like depression or anxiety result from insufficient serotonin in the brain, has never been properly demonstrated, and contradicts basic physiology. Regardless, extremely profitable drugs – like SSRI’s (Selective...

Coffee Cheer

Many ‘antidepressant’ drugs on the market today, are prescribed with the intention of increasing levels of active serotonin – the so called ‘happiness hormone’ – circulating in the brain. Unfortunately (and not for biologically...