Website editor’s note:The following text has been excerpted from the website of Bio=Balance Health – an organisation the provides training to physicians in science-based treatments for people who have been diagnosed with conditions such as depression, schizophrenia, autism, bipolar etc.

The organisation’s website also provides a link to help people locate a doctor who has trained with Bio=Balance Health.

The training programme is an outreach initiative of the Walsh Research  Institute.

Mental Health:  Science Based Therapies Come to Melbourne

The successful Walsh Research Institute Outreach, which has helped hundreds of Australian patients challenged by mental illness for the past 14 years, will be held in Melbourne for the first time in 2018.

The Outreach, Conference and Training Program for Medical Doctors will be presented by Bio-Balance Health at the Rendezvous Hotel in Melbourne from 17th-23rd March.

Medical practitioners trained in Walsh Research Institute assessment and treatment techniques prescribe vitamins, minerals, amino acids and fatty acids based on each patient’s unique body chemistry.

According to an article in the UK medical journal The Lancet (January 2015), now is the time for the recognition of the importance of nutrition and nutrient supplementation in psychiatry.

“Although the determinants of mental health are complex, the emerging and compelling evidence for nutrition as a crucial factor in the high prevalence and incidence of mental disorders suggests that diet is as important to psychiatry as it is to cardiology, endocrinology, and gastroenterology. Evidence is steadily growing for the relation between dietary quality (and potential nutritional deficiencies) and mental health, and for the select use of nutrient-based supplements to address deficiencies, or as monotherapies or augmentation therapies.”

Rad the full story at this link: http://www.biobalance.org.au/blog/post/2017/09/05/Mental-Health-science-based-therapies-come-to-Melbourne.aspx

 

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