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orthomolecular medicine

Orthomolecular medicine is the term for treatment with vitamins, trace elements and amino acids. This part of medicine has critics who claim that our daily food contains everything and that additional doses can be dispensed with.


Especially in the context of industrial agriculture, the soil was becoming more and more depleted and clearly lost minerals. Some types of fruit and vegetables are harvested early so that they reach the supermarket fresh. However, fruit and vegetables that are not sun-ripened contain fewer vitamins. In general, I therefore think that an addition makes sense. Vitamin D deficiency is also widespread, since vitamin D3 is formed in the skin under the influence of sunlight. Vitamin D three deficiency is now almost undisputed. However, the vitamin D doses don't make sense if the vitamin D receptor is blocked.


In the case of chronic diseases, the use of vitamins, minerals and amino acids makes sense in any case. The fastest way to reach the required levels is through infusions of vital substances. Afterwards, oral intake of the vital substances is often recommended in order to maintain the level. Occasionally, further insights can be derived from the effect of the infusion. For example, if someone develops a headache while taking a vitamin B complex infusion, this indicates a phase 1 detoxification disorder, which should be clarified.


A special case is the trace element iodine. There is often a deficiency here that cannot be remedied by consuming iodized salt. Iodine can be given as a capsule. As an example, I would like to add that research has shown that children are more intelligent if the mother took an iodine supplement during pregnancy. Contrary to popular belief, iodine can also be very successful in treating thyroid disorders. Basically, all cells need these important trace elements.

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