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Healing The Brain: The Root Causes Of Mental Health Decreasing Our Lifespan | Dr. James Greenblatt

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The world is experiencing a mental health crisis like never before. While that is rightfully scary, itโ€™s important to recognize that many of our daily choices can up-level our brain function and mental health. The inadequacies of current psychiatric disease and care models require urgent attention to address root causes such as nutrition, toxins, and gut health. In this episode of the podcast, I talk to Dr. James Greenblatt, who draws on his four decades of experience in studying functional psychiatry to highlight the importance of a personalized approach to mental health.

In this episode, we specifically focus on:

The pressing need for a new model of mental health care.

How is functional psychiatry different from conventional psychiatry?

Root causes of mental health issues and the importance of addressing nutrient deficiencies, toxins, and gut health.

Success stories using the personalized approach with low-dose lithium, ketogenic diets, and nutraceuticals to treat psychiatric symptoms.

Encouragement for those suffering from mental health disorders to explore Functional Medicine approaches.

Integrating Functional Medicine principles into mainstream psychiatry.

Join us to discover how Functional Medicine can transform mental health care and offer new hope for those struggling with mental health disorders.

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  • @jean6460 says:

    Thank you Dr Greenblatt!!

  • @richardmiddleton7770 says:

    Sleep, exercise and nutrition. Sleep is the biggest one.

  • @mollywhitman5219 says:

    I have a mood disorder. Who do you go to for testing and proper treatment? I have tried every diet imaginable. So many meds and supplements.Iโ€™ve been to every health professional I can think of. I could really use some help, please.

    • @REL602 says:

      There’s no help. We simply have to cope on our own. Nobody understands. Especially the doctors have no clue.

    • @lindajones4849 says:

      You didn’t mention your specific problem so I can only give generic recommendations. Stop eating any ultraprocessed food including sodas, energy drinks, fruit juice, any food with high simple sugars. Check for nutritional deficiencies such as b vitamins, vitamin D.Check for hypothyroid/ hyperthyroid.

    • @timnestor3005 says:

      Dr Chris Palmer, “Brain Energy.” Dr Georgia Eades, “Change your Diet Change Your Mind”. These two books claim the benefits of a ketogenic diet for mental health. I personally have benefited from a carnivore diet. Good luckโ™ฅ๏ธ๐Ÿ’ช๐Ÿ”ฅ

  • @devinderkumargupta1283 says:

    Thanks very much .My daughter has Schizophernia .Can you kindly make video to cure it?

  • @lydianegron8744 says:

    Thank you for information .

  • @rmondave says:

    Minerals in water are best absorbed! Spring water sources are mostly polluted .

  • @candygram4435 says:

    Fascinating! Thanks so much!

  • @lucindanewcomb8769 says:

    Abuse is the #1 cause of โ€œmental healthโ€ issues.

  • @davkimb says:

    I’ll try to watch this again later. Google needs to calm their panties down with these ads. 5 minutes into the video I’ve already got two 5 minute ads, and a 52 minute ad.

  • @charlesmay3759 says:

    Mark Harmon doesnโ€™t interview his guest, he interviews himself he loves to hear the sound of his voice, if he would just let his guest speak, we could certainly learn from his guest.

  • @happycamper9421 says:

    My 92 year old mother and I (68) enjoy your channel very much. Thank you and your guests for the advice that is delivered with good humor. BTW I live in a very isolated woodlands where bats get into the house. What’s with the giant bat hanging in your corner? Just kidding…ok, not a bat, turn up the lighting on my laptop and put on my glasses…

  • @lindajones4849 says:

    Dr Hyman ” i got my dysgraphia after medical school” ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜…๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚

  • @popocopfiveo says:

    Looking to purchase lithium. Which is the best supplement?

  • @fiddlerJohn says:

    13:02 “We’ve seen psychosis reverse um gluten is actually really common aggravate for psychosis vitamin B3 and and high copper as well so there are number of variables that if we just tested and looked for yeah we could reverse major think that’s important I mean I’ve had a bunch of schizophrenic patients probably not have much with you but I I uh I was like listen I don’t know if I can help you but let’s look and see what we can correct and let’s see how you do and it’s amazing to see how people improve I mean in the data literature I looked at the literature about this I was curious but about 17% of people with schizophrenia have Celiac disease absolutely and it’s undiagnosed so in other words you *.*.* get rid of the gluten *.*.* and they kind of wake up.”

    • @fiddlerJohn says:

      26:55 “The amount of lithium in the tap water predicts exactly rates of suicide High lithium low rates and and we can 15 different countries millions.”

  • @HealthandLongevity98 says:

    Looking forward to everyone’s and doctors’ support

  • @chrissles says:

    Can lithium orotate be used instead of lithium bicarbonate?

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