VITAMIN SUPPLEMENTS AND MENTAL HEALTH
Should you or shouldn’t you take vitamin supplements?
I have never taken supplements with a view to avoiding some long-term illness or chronic condition so the current media discourse is not relevant in my case. However, I do believe that some supplements can be beneficial for people with certain conditions. I do hope that the scare mongering going on in the press does not deter people from seeking a boost to their immune or nervous systems.
When I was first ill in 1989 I was on a concoction of prescription drugs but failed to progress out of the dreadful pit of depression. Eventually, desperate for knowledge about my condition, I began to read books on depression, food additives, vitamins and minerals. I studied the labels on tins and frozen foods with great care. In fact, I was a sponge soaking up anything…
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