Fish Oil Slows or Prevents Macular Degeneration

In a December 2013 article from the Orthomolecular Medicine News Service entitled ‘Something’s Fishy About Macular Degeneration Fish Oil Studies‘ author Bill Sardi debunks a recent National Eye Institute study by laying out the vast amount of evidence that points to the efficacy of fish oil supplements in slowing or preventing macular degeneration. According toContinue reading “Fish Oil Slows or Prevents Macular Degeneration”

Niacin and Schizophrenia: History and Opportunity

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEOrthomolecular Medicine News Service, October 27, 2014 Niacin and Schizophrenia: History and Opportunity by Nick Fortino, PhD Candidate (OMNS Oct 27, 2014) Schizophrenia is usually treated with prescription antipsychotic drugs, many of which produce severe adverse effects (1-6); are linked to an incentive for monetary profit benefiting pharmaceutical corporations (7-13); lack sufficient evidenceContinue reading “Niacin and Schizophrenia: History and Opportunity”

VIDEO: Orthomolecular Treatment of Alcoholism, Depression, and Schizophrenia using Vitamin B3 (Niacin) Video with Dr. Abram Hoffer, MD, PhD

I put together a video for the folks at the Dubuque Rescue Mission (where I volunteer) about treating alcoholism, depression, and schizophrenia using vitamin B3 (niacin). The video includes YouTube clips of Dr. Abram Hoffer, MD, PhD, one of the most respected names in Orthomolecular Medicine.  Dr. Hoffer actually mentions several different ways to careContinue reading “VIDEO: Orthomolecular Treatment of Alcoholism, Depression, and Schizophrenia using Vitamin B3 (Niacin) Video with Dr. Abram Hoffer, MD, PhD”

Orthomolecular Treatment of Bipolar Disorder

Wikipedia defines bipolar disorder as follows: “Bipolar disorder, also known as bipolar affective disorder, manic-depressive disorder, or manic depression, is a mental illness classified by psychiatry as a mood disorder. Individuals with bipolar disorder experience episodes of an elevated or agitated mood known as mania alternating with episodes of depression.” On a webpage entitled ‘Hoffer’sContinue reading “Orthomolecular Treatment of Bipolar Disorder”

Orthomolecular Treatment of Parkinson’s Disease

Nutritional therapy is also known as Orthomolecular therapy. According to the Orthomolecular Medicine website, “Orthomolecular medicine, as conceptualized by double-Nobel laureate Linus Pauling, aims to restore the optimum environment of the body by correcting imbalances or deficiencies based on individual biochemistry, using substances natural to the body such as vitamins, minerals, amino acids, trace elementsContinue reading “Orthomolecular Treatment of Parkinson’s Disease”

Orthomolecular Treatment of Alcoholism, Bipolar Disorder, Depression, Psychosis, and Schizophrenia using Vitamin B3 (Niacin)

I recently had someone contact me with concerns about the effectiveness and safety of vitamin B3 (niacin). So, I pointed them to the work of the world’s foremost expert on the use of vitamin B3 in the medical field, Dr. Abram Hoffer, MD, PhD.  Dr. Hoffer successfully treated thousands of patients using vitamin B3 therapy. InContinue reading “Orthomolecular Treatment of Alcoholism, Bipolar Disorder, Depression, Psychosis, and Schizophrenia using Vitamin B3 (Niacin)”

¡Sexual King Kong! (or How to Become a Multi-Orgasmic Man) (or Sexual Kung Fu)

I recently read the book ‘The Multi-Orgasmic Man’ by Mantak Chia and Douglas Abrams Arava and I learned many things that I did not even think were possible!  Men, stop and think for a few moments what your life would be like if you could have multiple orgasms just like some women can… That’s rightContinue reading “¡Sexual King Kong! (or How to Become a Multi-Orgasmic Man) (or Sexual Kung Fu)”

Orthomolecular Treatment of Psychosis with Vitamin B3 (Niacin)

Wikipedia describes psychosis as follows: “Psychosis refers to an abnormal condition of the mind, and is a generic psychiatric term for a mental state often described as involving a “loss of contact with reality”. People suffering from psychosis are described as psychotic.” In a 1996 article in the Journal of Orthomolecular Medicine entitled “How toContinue reading “Orthomolecular Treatment of Psychosis with Vitamin B3 (Niacin)”