Low-Carbohydrate Diet Superior to Antipsychotic Medications

These outcomes are truly remarkable: improvement by dozens of points on the PANSS, significant weight loss, and better quality of life. There simply is no psychiatric medication available with the power to accomplish those results. I have certainly seen antipsychotic medications help people with bipolar and psychotic symptoms, and sometimes help dramatically. However, all antipsychotic medications, unfortunately, come with a substantial risk of side effects that can worsen quality of life, not the least of which is weight GAIN.

via Low-Carbohydrate Diet Superior to Antipsychotic Medications | Psychology Today

Author: Dominic Pukallus

Long-term Illness survivor passionate about helping others as I was helped.

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