Orthomolecular Medicine is not only a valuable alternative to psychotropic drugs, but also forms the basis of modern Preventive, Better-aging and Lifestyle Medicine. Our vitality and balance increases, our performance and regeneration capacity is improved.
The term orthomolecular medicine was created and defined by Nobel Prize winner Linus Pauling in an essay on orthomolecular psychiatry. Orthomolecular Medicine deals with the effect of micronutrients such as vitamins, vitaminoids, amino acids, trace elements, secondary plant substances and minerals.
Micronutrients are a good alternative to psychotropic drugs. They are well tolerated and do not carry the risk of dependence. In addition, experience has shown that they accelerate the psychotherapeutic process.
Mental illnesses always cause an imbalance of neurotransmitters, the messenger substances of the brain. This imbalance can be naturally regulated by orthomolecular medicine and effective psychotherapy. The effect extends to the epigenetic level of the cell.
When used correctly, no undesirable side effects are to be expected. The risk-benefit ratio of micronutrients is usually much better than that of conventional medicines. They contain only physiological substances that are biocompatible and carry no risk of dependence.
Maintaining or restoring metabolic balance through optimal use is the main goal. Most micronutrients available today are based on sound scientific principles. Complementary measures brought about by lifestyle changes optimise your personal treatment.