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Joan Mathews Larson, PhD: She treats hypoglycemia with glutamine, niacin, chromium, low-carb diet
Thursday, January 08, 2009 9:32 am Email this article
For 30 years, Joan Mathews Larson, PhD has been treating addiction, anxiety and depression with natural supplements in order to correct the underlying biochemical problems which cause these conditions.
In this video clip, she tells how Nutrient deficiencies can cause symptoms that feel like a psychiatric disorder.
She tells how vitamin B1 ( thiamine ) can cause problems with memory and concentration. numbness and tingling in the arms and legs, a sensitivity to noise, and belligerence.
She notes that they inject vitamin B1, and that a deficiency of vitamin B1 is very common in alcoholics, and often requires massive doses.
“Just a little bit about nutrient deficiencies, because nobody [ treats them ] anymore because it’s such an old thing.
“We don’t seem to realize but these things [ that is, nutrient deficiencies ] duplicate what we now call psychiatric disorders.
“[ Nutrient deficiencies ] are some of the real underlying causes of mental imbalances and mental illness.
“Vitamin B1, thiamine, we inject.
“Here is something that all alcoholic’s lose in great amounts [ vitamin B1 ], and so….
“They have memory loss, and central nervous system damage, and numbness and tingling in their hands and feet, and they can’t concentrate, and they jump from noises.”
Dr. Larson is the author of “7 Weeks to Sobriety”, “Depression Free”, and “7 Weeks to Emotional Healing”.
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