Dr. Chuck Cochran | Depression and Anxiety | 855 4th Street – Pismo Beach, CA 93449

Dr. Chuck Cochran | Depression and Anxiety | 855 4th Street - Pismo Beach, CA 93449

Are you anxious to get specific with fine-tuning your clinical anxiety and depression program? Interestingly, neither of these diagnoses actually points to a cause of illness; they both are merely labels for a group of symptoms. In: Scriver, CR, Beaudet, AL, Sly, WS and Valle, D (eds). The role of NPY in anxiety-related behaviors has been investigated in a variety of behavioral tests. These studies have led to the suggestion that instability in the circadian system underlies the development and progression of bipolar disorder. Additionally, MEDLINE was searched using the term chronic fatigue. Generally speaking, herpes is a generic name for a group of viruses.

The actual or perceived threat to an organism is referred to as the “stressor” and the response to the stressor is called the “stress response.” Although stress responses evolved as adaptive processes, Selye observed that severe, prolonged stress responses might lead to tissue damage and disease. Muscle tone was increased in all limbs, with mild-moderate axial rigidity. There are well-documented links between close relationships and physical health. Different patterns of mesial temporal lobe damage occurred, involving either amygdala alone, or amygdala and hippocampus, but never hippocampus alone. This is not to imply that loneliness itself ensures this creativity, rather, it may have an influence on the subject matter of the artist and more likely be present in individuals engaged in creative activities. Therefore, undoubtedly, the devastated expression of these molecules causes inefficient immune responses against viral infection. Some of these are epidemic and most often go undiagnosed or misdiagnosed.

Heavy metals, particularly mercury and lead, play a huge role in the disruption of normal brain and nervous system functioning. Best of all, chamomile comes without the nasty side-effects of traditional anxiety and depression medications. Common sources of mercury include “silver” amalgam fillings (50% mercury and only 30% silver), thimerosol (preservative in vaccines), coal-burning power plants, and contaminated fish. And, lead is commonly found in lead-based paints, cosmetics, lead-soldered pipes, and ceramic clays. He also reported that over half of depressed patients and three quarters of bipolar patients were positive for anti SITH-1 antibodies. The first one shows how mercury fillings “out gas,” and produce vapors that go directly into our sinuses whenever we chew, grind our teeth, or drink something warm (www.iaomt.org/videos/). Thanks to this work, our belief that the brain is the seat of our emotions, just flew out the window!

To compound matters, patients often appear to be well, lab tests are usually normal, and the patient’s physical exam is typically normal with the exception of tender points. An HSV-1 containing the rat beta-glucuronidase cDNA inserted within the LAT gene is less efficient than the parental strain at establishing a transcriptionally active state during latency in neurons. HSV vectors have been shown to be region specific and transient (Kang et al, 2000). All animal use was approved by the institutional animal care and use committee at UT Southwestern. Also, the term chronic fatigue syndrome was searched by itself. Antenatal depression and anxiety affect postpartum parenting stress: A longitudinal, prospective study. 2000).

Bartonella henselae, the microbe related to cat-scratch fever, often accompanies Borrelia burgdorferi. Because most studies have not shown a consistent association between attachment avoidance and health or stress sensitivity, we made no a priori hypothesis about attachment avoidance (Dewitte et al., 2010; Jaremka et al., 2013). Some researchers feel that the more severe mental / emotional symptoms are a result of the Bartonella infections. In Peplau, Letitia Anne; Perlman, Daniel. Our results demonstrated that of the 60 CHB patients, 38 (63.3%) did not have depression and 13 (21.7%) and 9 (15%) had mild and moderate depression, respectively. As its name implies, leaky gut syndrome, will allow undigested food particles, microbial agents and their toxins, and intestinal parasites to pass through microscopic holes in the intestinal wall directly into the blood stream. Many of these toxins can pass through the blood-brain barrier resulting in disruption of normal brain functioning.
Dr. Chuck Cochran | Depression and Anxiety | 855 4th Street - Pismo Beach, CA 93449

Chronic candida overgrowth often results in fuzzy brain, memory loss, anxiety, and depression. Although some food reactions may be life-long, most of them develop as a result of improper digestion and absorption of foods. For instance, for the body to utilize dietary proteins, they must first be completely broken down into amino acids (the building blocks of proteins). If we are unable to digest proteins completely, intermediate molecules, known as polypeptides or peptides, can leak into our system (remember leaky gut syndrome mentioned above). Once in our bloodstream, these molecules cause our immune system to kick in. In many cases, they act like medicine but they are classified as foods. Many patients also experience post-exertion fatigue that lasts more than 24 hours.

O’Connor, LH, Erway, LC, Vogler, CA, Sly, WS, Nicholes, A, Grubb, J et al. Recombinant viruses were selected by three rounds of limiting dilution and the expected insertion into the virus confirmed by Southern blotting. Bilateral stereotaxic injections of purified high titer HSV-Kir2.1 or HSV-GFP were injected into the VTA (from bregma: angle 7°, AP −3.2 mm, Lat +1.0, DV −4.6) using a 33-gauge Hamilton syringe (Hamilton, Reno, NV). Two of the important differential diagnoses are depression and fibromyalgia. The thyroid gland is located in the neck just below the thyroid cartilage or Adam’s apple. A majority of children exposed to war experience significant psychological morbidity, including both post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and depressive symptoms. Oftentimes these values will fall within normal laboratory limits, but we still exhibit all the symptoms of decreased thyroid function, including weight gain, difficulty losing weight, fatigue, dry skin, hair loss, constipation, and depression.

After the initial 1:101 dilution, six serial two-fold dilutions of each sample were assayed, and the last positive value was the IgG antibody titer. Some of the more knowledgeable physicians might attempt treating these symptoms, although laboratory values are normal, with medications such as Synthroid and Levoxyl (T4) or Cytomel (T3). Behavior Genetics 35 (6): 745–52. 29:180. These are individuals whose immune systems are attacking their own thyroid glands. The correct treatment then would not necessarily include thyroid hormone, tyrosine, or iodine. We must first determine why the immune system is under such stress and then do what we can to calm down this misdirected attack.

A couple of simple blood tests for Thyroid Peroxidase antibodies (TPO Ab) and Thryroglobulin antibodies (TGB Ab) will help to determine if this is truly an autoimmune disease. I have yet to find a patient that has normally functioning adrenal glands. I’m sure that there is such a person, they just don’t show up in my office. The adrenals produce hormones that regulate immune function, mineral levels, blood sugar levels, and sex hormones such as estrogen, progesterone, and testosterone. The amino histidine also reduces beta waves in our brains and encourages alpha waves. Despite the recent progress in looking outside of the box for the true underlying cause of CFS, physicians and researchers continue to look at patients who have it with skepticism. Decreased lysosomal storage in the adult MPS VII mouse brain in the vicinity of grafts of retroviral vector-corrected fibroblasts secreting high levels of beta-glucuronidase.

Reverse transcriptase (RT) was conducted using M-MLV procedures (Promega, Madison, WI, USA). Total immobility was measured as the time spent without any motion, except for single limb paddling to maintain flotation. Using Autonomic Response Testing (ART), we can detect these thoughts and emotions. And with the help of some very specific homeopathic preparations and some gentle tapping techniques, these individuals can rid themselves of these destructive thoughts forever. 1992). Low dietary zinc or Helicobacter pylori (H. Following participants’ authorization, electronic medical records were reviewed to obtain height and weight data to calculate their body mass index (BMI; kg/m2).

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