orthomolecular therapy


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Related to orthomolecular therapy: Orthomolecular psychiatry, Orthomolecular nutrition

or·tho·mo·lec·u·lar ther·a·py

treatment designed to remedy deficiencies in any of the normal chemical constituents of the body.
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She has written hundreds of articles on orthomolecular therapy, and her work has been published in several languages around the world She has lectured to professional and lay audiences since the early 1970s.
They also respond differently to orthomolecular therapy. The nonschizophrenic bipolars need mood-stabilizing treatment, while the schizoaffective patients need this plus treatment for the schizophrenic component of their disease.
There are numerous anecdotes recorded in the vast medical literature and hundreds of anecdotes about patients who recovered with orthomolecular therapy. One could easily collect every one of these.