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An Experimental Schizophrenia Diet

Hello reader,

My name is Rainer Salahub and I was diagnosed with schizophrenia 11 years ago this May. Medication and Vitamin therapy has greatly increased the quality of my life, but, I am still not at a point where I can even work part-time. I won't go into all the details of my symtoms, if you are reading this you either understand these yourself or have a loved one who does. In this article I will outline a diet that has reached my attention that is possibly beneficial to people with schizophrenia, and with each following article I will outline my progress.

The diet I speak of is a Targeted Ketogenic Diet, which includes high levels of protein and fat, with a very low carbohydrate consumption (only in the morning and before a workout). I know this probably isn't a new idea to you, but studies have shown this diet to be effective for people with brain disorders, including schizophrenia. What is different with my diet is the supplementation I will be using along with it (I will go into detail at the end). I urge you to research this diet for yourself.

In order to track my progress you must know where I am starting from. I live on my own, in a 1 bedroom apartment where I can walk to do all my activities. I receive government assistance, and am fairly independant. I seem to be competant during the day, but have difficulties at night with voices and hallucinations. My sleep is eradict, and I take medications for psychosis, depression, anxiety and epilepsy. I am able to workout daily, but, have been unable to play music or write songs for a long time. After 11 years, this diet and supplement program will be my only change, and success would mean part-time employment, playing live music again, and some semblance of a routine.

If you have any interest in this experiment for yourself, a friend, or just general curiosity ... I would like to create a website that I would updatte daily. This would include my thoughts, feelings, diet, supplementation, and maybe even pictures, until then you can click the above link for my blog. Schizophrenia effects too many people, and has too great a stigma not to explore complementary therapies, I hope to show after years of research that the right vitamin and food supplementation combined with a specific diet can greatly improve the symptoms of a person with schizophrenia, and if not, people can learn from my mistakes.

Thank you for your time.


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Hi Rainer....I am sorry for your dilemma but here is some information that can bring you great help.....There is plenty of info today about schizophrenia and it comes from what was the medical journal called the Journal of Orthomolecular Psychiatry ...which is now called the Journal of Orthomolecular Medicine...It is in every medical school library...the supplements you are taking are probably what is helping you the most...There are many books by Abram Hoffer which you can even find at Amazon.....and there is loads of info you can read for free in the archives at the online journal....it is called orthomed and it is a dot and then org after it in the internet....There are supplements that can truly help you in this and even some doctors who are trained in this knowledge.....please take the time to visit this site and read as much as you can....you can download them for free in the archives...Everything is based on the needs of your own body only....different people need entirely different things to survive and be physically and mentally healthy in this world.....please read and learn....hope you are better soon......k (I am a scientist myself)

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  about 6 years ago

thank you for the information, it's nice to get a reply for someone who is understanding. I have been saving to see a specialist in orthomolecular therapy and hope to begin this process soon. I am reading all I can from the web site you have recommended to me and may god bless you for taking the time to inform me. I wish you well in your journey through life and know that a kind spirit such as yours will receive kindness in return. What type of scientist are you?

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  about 6 years ago
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