DAWC 2016 011 Mental Health Challenges

Mental Health Challenges

Mental Health Challenges
Mental Health Challenges are on the rise in the U.S.

Mental Health Challenges.  In this episode of Dr. Andy’s Wellness Corner, Dr. Andy goes into the hidden challenges of mental health.  He also goes into the social and family struggles involved in helping someone suffering from a mental illness.  He also delves into medications and the importance of therapy.  Lastly Dr. Andy outlines the importance of exercise, positive social habits and natural solutions to support healthy brain function.  Lastly he details the importance of gut health and it’s role in supporting healthy brain function, and neurotransmitter production.

Did you know that mental health problems are on the rise?  Of course Dr. Andy will outline these frightening stats.  He also will break down the prevalence of the most common mental health conditions in the U.S. today.  As he does, he will outline common treatments and medications.  But he will also go into some important natural approaches to mental health.  These include exercise, social environment, owning a pet and of course gut health.

Did you know the digestive tract is also known as the second brain?  In fact, it actually has its own nervous system known as the ENS or Enteric Nervous System.  And it plays a key role in converting neurotransmitters to their active form.  These chemicals are vital for brain health and to regulate mood.  Dr. Andy also outlines the importance of enzymes in this process.  He includes break-through research showing the importance of digestive health for individuals facing mental challenges.

About Dr. Andy

After many years of clinical practice, Dr. Marrone has forged a remarkable career as a practitioner, educator and lecturer. His extensive knowledge of enzyme nutrition has made him a much sought after practitioner. Do you suffer from health problems that nobody seems to have the answer to?  Are you sick and tired of the revolving door approach of modern medicine?  Give Dr. Marrone a call to set up a consultation.

This episode originally aired on 08/08/2016.