The Complete Herbal Guide / Schizophrenia

Natural Remedies for Schizophrenia

Schizophrenia is a severe chronic mental illness that affects 1 out of 100 people. Individuals diagnosed with schizophrenia will display distinct thought and behavioral characteristics such as hearing voices, hallucinating, neglecting personal hygiene, failing to express emotions, and showing signs of paranoia. There is substantial evidence that certain chemical imbalances can contribute to the onset of schizophrenia. In general, schizophrenia patients share the same symptoms, as defined by a schizophrenia symptoms test, but their drug dosage and form of treatment may vary. Antipsychotic drugs are used to lessen and control the severity of symptoms but may cause unpleasant side effects. For this or another reason, some patients decide to seek alternative treatments. Natural Schizophrenia Treatment Panax Ginseng Panax ginseng is believed to improve memory, critical thinking, and concentration. According to a 2008 Canadian research...

The third leading cause of death after heart disease and cancer


Cindy Perlin, LCSW Psychiatric Medications: The third leading cause of death after heart disease and cancer A parent’s worst nightmare is the death of their child.  What happened to Marci Webber is worse.  Marci experienced a paranoid psychotic episode brought on by psychiatric medication.  She emerged from the psychotic episode to learn that she had killed her four-year-old daughter Maggie, whom she loved and cherished, and had tried to kill herself.  Now confined indefinitely at a state hospital for those found Not Guilty By Reason of Insanity, Marci wants to warn the public about the dangers of psychiatric medications and seeks justice for herself and her family. She has asked me to share her story. Marci was a struggling 43-year-old single mother of three girls when the tragedy...