What is Orthomolecular Medicine?
For the better part of the 20th Century, we've been taking vitamin and mineral supplements to eliminate deficiencies. Orthomolecular medicine takes this idea one step further, holding that larger than usual doses of certain nutrients can actually prevent or cure disease. Although there's still considerable debate over specific dosages and their therapeutic effects, the basic principle is now firmly established and widely accepted. Two of America's greatest scourges - heart disease and high blood pressure - can both be held at bay by high-dose nutrients, and advocates insist that many other chronic conditions, including diabetes and schizophrenia, can be helped as well.
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