Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)

Higher levels of glutamate and altered glutmate signaling have been linked to the development of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder.  It is thought that the high levels of glutamate in response to immune/microglial activation could be a large contributer to the imblanance. Though the connection is still being explored, glutamate-modualting drugs are being targeted as a treatment.  Personally, this makes a lot of sense as you often see higher levels of OCD in those with chronic underlying infections (PANS, PANDAS, Lyme, etc..) and immune activation. Herbal Medicine in the Treatment of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder: A Review This is [...]

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)2019-09-28T17:04:27-04:00

A Story of Hope with REID: Pediatric Acute-onset Neuropsychiatric Syndrome (PANS)

We occasionally get letters or comments from parents that have seen improvements in health with REID. To help provide hope to so many still in the trenches, I’ve decided to make more of an effort to share some these comments (with their permission, of course). Many of us don’t have it all figured out, but we cling to the hope and words of progress. Everyone’s journey is different, diet changes may not reap huge changes for all, but it is absolutely helping some. Like this family, glutamate and the REID diet have been a huge piece to [...]

A Story of Hope with REID: Pediatric Acute-onset Neuropsychiatric Syndrome (PANS)2019-09-29T17:03:53-04:00

A Story of Hope with REID: Nonverbal Autism & Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

We occasionally get letters or comments from parents that have seen improvements in health with REID. To help provide hope to so many still in the trenches, I’ve decided to make more of an effort to share some these comments (with their permission, of course). Many of us don’t have it all figured out, but we cling to the hope and words of progress. Everyone’s journey is different, diet changes may not reap huge changes for all, but it is absolutely helping some. Like this family, glutamate and the REID diet have been a huge piece to [...]

A Story of Hope with REID: Nonverbal Autism & Obsessive Compulsive Disorder2019-09-29T17:04:48-04:00
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