Mental Health is Metabolic Health

by | May 13, 2023 | About Us

Medical Review by Chris Palmer, MD

Mental disorders are metabolic disorders of the brain. We need dramatic changes in mental health education, clinical care, and research. It is possible to put mental disorders into remission and this should be the goal of all treatments.

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Stress, Psychiatric Disorders, and Mitochondria

In the realm of mental health, understanding the biological underpinnings that contribute to psychiatric disorders is crucial. The research paper "Stress and Psychiatric Disorders: The Role of Mitochondria" by Teresa E. Daniels, Elizabeth M. Olsen, and Audrey R. Tyrka...

PTSD and Mitochondria

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a complex mental health condition that can develop after exposure to a traumatic event. This disorder is characterized by symptoms such as flashbacks, severe anxiety, and uncontrollable thoughts about the event. Recent research...

Cat Ownership and Schizophrenia: A New Perspective

A new study published in the Schizophrenia Bulletin found an intriguing connection between cat ownership and the risk of developing schizophrenia-related disorders and psychotic-like experiences. This systematic review and meta-analysis offers a new understanding of a...

Exciting news from the UK: The Hub for Metabolic Psychiatry!

The launch of the Hub for Metabolic Psychiatry represents a groundbreaking stride in the integration of mental and physical health research, echoing the principles of the Brain Energy theory. Funded by UKRI as part of the Mental Health Platform, with additional...

The Brain on Opioids: Metabolic Disruptions in Addiction

In recent years, the opioid epidemic has surged to alarming proportions, casting a shadow over communities worldwide. This crisis, fueled by an increase in the prescription of opioid medications and the illicit use of drugs like heroin, has led to a staggering rise...