“A complete remission of symptoms”
| New research says diet may help treat schizophrenia
| By Chris Palmer M.D., Apr 06, 2019
| Psychology Today – Schizophrenia is usually a chronic, devastating disorder that causes tremendous suffering. It can ruin lives. Even with the best treatments available, symptoms and suffering often continue.
An article published April 6, 2019 in the medical journal Schizophrenia Research describes two patients with longstanding schizophrenia who experienced complete remission of symptoms with the ketogenic diet, a well-established, evidence-based treatment for epilepsy.
Of particular interest, both patients were able to stop antipsychotic medications and have remained in remission for years now.
Though more evidence is needed, this is extraordinarily hopeful news for those with this disorder and for the mental health professionals treating them.
Food cure for hallucinations, delusions – and mass shootings?
Schizophrenia affects 1 percent of the population. Its close cousin, bipolar disorder, affects 2-5 percent of the population.
Tens of millions of people suffer. Symptoms include hallucinations, delusions, and disorganized thought and speech patterns.
Hallucinations are when people see things or hear things that aren’t there. Delusions are thoughts that aren’t true, such as paranoid beliefs. Many people describe these psychotic symptoms as “being out of touch with reality.”
People diagnosed with schizophrenia may also ignore hygiene, avoid being around people, and lack motivation. The illness affects most areas of life and can severely impair people at school, work, and in relationships.
Prevailing treatments revolve around antipsychotic medications.
As useful as these are, unfortunately, they often yield poor results.
A three year study that tracked over 6,000 adults diagnosed with schizophrenia shows just how poor.
All patients were treated at academic medical centers and were taking antipsychotic medications.
The study tracked 3 metrics: symptom relief, quality of life, and ability to function in society.
Only 4 percent of those patients achieved full relief from the illness on all three measures. Clearly, we need new treatment ideas for schizophrenia …
“Within two weeks of starting the diet, she reported a noticeable reduction not only in her weight but also her psychotic symptoms.”
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- Mass-Murderer Described Self as “Transgender”
PSYCH DRUG SHOOTERS:
Florida school shooter “was on medication,” just like nearly all other mass shooters
By Mike Adams, February 16, 2018
(Natural News) Nearly every mass shooting over the last 20 years has one thing in common… and it’s not GUNS.
It’s actually psychiatric medications.
And now, to no one’s surprise, we are learning that Nikolas Cruz, the shooter who killed 17 students and staff at a Florida high school, was reportedly taking mental health medications, reports the Miami Herald.
In a story entitled, “Florida school shooting suspect was ex-student who was flagged as threat,” the Miami Herald describes Nikolas Cruz as “a troubled teen with few friends and an obsessive interest in weapons.”
The story quotes Barbara Kumbatovich, an in-law of the family, who “said she believed Nikolas Cruz was on medication to deal with his emotional fragility.”
Other media sources — even the Washington Post — have reported Cruz was treated in a “mental health” clinic, which are of course well known for dosing up patients with mind-altering, psychiatric drugs.
Psychiatric drugs are the common thread in nearly all school shootings
The website PsychDrugShooters.com details over 100 school shootings carried out by individuals who were taking psychiatric medications. Natural News has reported on this phenomenon for over a decade with stories like:
- “Illinois Shooter was Treated with Psych Meds Prior to Shooting Rampage”
- “Xanax link to mass shootings confirmed yet again”
- “Mainstream media avoiding any mention of link between psychiatric drugs and violent shootings”
The left-wing media, predictably, exploits every school shooting to push its agenda of repealing the Second Amendment and confiscating guns from law-abiding citizens, turning the United State of America into a police state where a corrupt government has a monopoly of firepower … Read more.