According to the National Institute of Mental Health, mental illness affects 26.2 percent of the United States adult population. Children with mental illness cover 20 percent of the population while teenagers between the ages of 13 and 18 have a lifetime prevalence of mental illness that stands at a staggering 46.3 percent!physical causes of mental illness1

Research has shown that mental illness disability rates have increased six-fold since the mid-1950s. In 1987, Prozac and other psychiatric drugs hit the market and have been soaring in use and profit for nearly 30 years.

The cause of the sudden rise in mental illness has been attributed to everything from more accurate diagnosis to the rise in crime rate.

Whatever the cause, many patients who see psychiatrists for treatment are given psychiatric drugs to suppress their symptoms without getting to the root cause of the problem.

There are 5 common causes of the symptoms of mental illness that should be looked into before psychiatric medication is prescribed.



  1. Vitamin Deficiencies

Poor diet, overuse of antibiotics, low stomach acid, and poor soil quality all contribute to widespread vitamin deficiencies. Vitamin D3 deficiency affects millions of people and can contribute to severe depression and anxiety. Magnesium deficiency also heavily contributes to anxiety, depression, and insomnia, which can lead to psychosis.

colemanjoseph41
4/19/2018 5:45:54 AM

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colemanjoseph41
4/19/2018 5:45:05 AM

There are various causes behind the mental illnesses. My friend once was suffering from depression. She used to be stressed due to it. She tried antidepressants but that did not helped her. Then she tried consulting a professional counsellor but that also did not worked for her. Seeing her problems someone told her to consult Voyance Pure(http://www.martine-voyance.com/). She consulted the psychic and the psychic helped her know the exact reason behind her depression also told her ways to overcome her depression.


Adiyoga
2/21/2018 12:09:07 PM

very helpful post. My partner suffers from delusions (Age 64) and has done so 2 yrs. Cleared for 3 months last Nov 2017 to mid Jan 2018) and have returned with a storm. Any challenges based on facts results in shouting and she asks for divorce, Refuses to see as she believes her delusions are all real. I don't know what to do. It may not be mental condition but physical as you suggest




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