Physical, physiological & biochemical
The most material causative factors need to be taken care of first. When I speak of material causative factors, I am referring to the physical body, its physiology and biochemistry. It’s not always obvious what is causing biochemical and physiological imbalances, however. But most people will agree, if the chemistry is imbalanced, the mind will be imbalanced as well. This is where testing, history and physical exam come into play.
Method: During an initial intake we will narrow down probable physiological and biochemical causes: heavy metals/toxicity, hormonal imbalances, food sensitivities, organ or glandular dysfunction and trauma (inherited, acquired).
Testing is an option to confirm the assessment.
Treatment: Based upon physical exam and intake findings, treatment may include dietary changes herbal medicines and low dose medicines (homeopathy/drainage), manual therapy and self-care techniques. Don’t worry, I keep things simple and easy-to-do.
**Outcomes: You will gain an understanding of the various factors affecting your mental health and be provided with some tools to start making changes at the physiological and biochemical level. You may be provided with testing options.
When clearing up the biochemistry and physiology, other issues can also be cleared: e.g. skin, digestion.