MTHFR – GENETIC CAUSE OF ANXIETY, DEPRESSION AND CARDIOVASCULAR PROBLEMS

March 7, 2015 by  
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As a practitioner for over 21 years, I’m always bemused when I read an article in a newspaper or see a story on a current affairs program that claims to provide ‘breaking news’ about a health condition that I’ve usually been treating for many years. I’m equally bewildered when they allege that there is a […]

IS LEGALISING MARIJUANA PLAYING WITH FIRE?

March 31, 2014 by  
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In late 2012, the American state of Colorado introduced the legalisation of cannabis. Washington is now also considering legalising cannabis and the world is watching carefully to monitor the effects of these radical changes to their drug laws. But is the legalisation of cannabis a positive or negative amendment? When marijuana is available legally for […]

DO YOU SUFFER FROM DEPRESSION OR ANXIETY? YOU MAY HAVE PYROLURIA.

February 17, 2014 by  
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Do you suffer from anxiety or depression or some other mental health problem? Do you find it hard to feel an inner feeling of calm? If so, you may be suffering from Pyroluria. Pyroluria is a genetic abnormality in hemoglobin synthesis that affects up to 10% of the population (although most people are not aware […]

DEPRESSION – A CLINICAL CASE STUDY

February 10, 2014 by  
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THE FOLLOWING CASE IS TAKEN FROM MY PATIENT FILES AND ILLUSTRATES HOW DEPRESSION CAN BE PROPERLY TREATED WHEN THE CAUSE IS KNOWN Maureen* was 48 yo and happily married with 3 teenage children. She worked full-time as a lawyer and had worked her way up to a top position that earned her respect and a high wage. […]