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Natural Medicine For Complicated Conditions
When Nothing Else Has Worked

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Dr. Gaila Mackenzie-Strawn

MS, DC, CTN

Anxiety & Depression Program

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Natural Medicine San Diego

Our Goal is to Identify & Eliminate the Cause of Your Anxiety & Depression!

Possible Triggers:

Stress
Nutrient deficiencies
Neurotransmitter imbalances
Food sensitivities/Allergies
Food additives: Aspartame, food coloring, dyes
Skipping meals
Dehydration
Over the counter drugs & supplements
Caffeine
Hypothyroidism or hyperthyroidism
Testing:

Neurotransmitter testing
Hormone levels
Nutrient status
Allergy identification
Treatment Program:

1. Assess for Food Allergies

Numerous studies have associated the Western diet with major depressive disorder
Consuming allergens leads to inflammation in the body
Recent studies have shown that depression is due to an allergy to inflammation
Treat allergies with Acupressure Allergy Relief Technique
2. Assess Neurotransmitter Status

Check neurotransmitter status
An imbalance in neurotransmitters has been associated with anxiety and depression
Perform a simple urinalysis and correct any imbalances in serotonin, dopamine, GABA, epinephrine and norepinephrine
3. Assess Nutritional Status

Studies have shown that depression can result from deficiencies in vitamin D, B vitamins, omega-3 fatty acids and vitamin C
4. Provide Neurofeedback

Neurofeedback (EEG biofeedback) has been shown through studies to change the underlying abnormal electoral brain activity associated with depression, anxiety, insomnia and fatigue

5. Exercise

A large body of evidence exists that exercise is an effective treatment for anxiety & depression
Exercise decreases inflammatory substances
Exercises leads to an increase in the production of norepinephrine and endorphins – these chemicals are calming and improve moods
6. Massage therapy to help the body maintain an optimal level of relaxation & stress-relief

Testimonial:

“I just wanted to let you know how great I feel! Its been two weeks now and I’m happy. I haven’t been depressed or anxious at all the last week. I can’t imagine it getting better. I’ve seen so many doctors over the last 4 years because of my depression and none of them really listened or took the time to see what the root of the problem was. They just wanted to give me antidepressants, which I was on and off the last 4 years, and that didn’t even help. I just felt like I was doomed and this was the new me and my fate of just being depressed and anxious. I wanted to thank you! I can’t even believe I feel like this. You’re a godsend! I appreciate you so much and wish I had found you years ago. I feel like you’ve saved me. My boys have a happy functional mom and to me that’s the most important. I didn’t and don’t want my boys to remember me like that. They deserve happiness and a mom that’s healthy and can take care of them…instead of feeling bad and helpless. I really hope you will be practicing for a very long time. We need many more doctors like you. I’ve told family and friends about you & how wonderful you are. You truly are one of a kind!” Sandra M.

Holistic & Natural Medicine San Diego

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Naturopath & Holistic Doctor San Diego Dr. Gaila Mackenzie-Strawn MS,DC, CTN In 1979, I made a life changing decision. Having suffering with painful abdominal pain since the age of two,Read more

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