Healing Depression & Bipolar Disorder Without Drugs: Inspiring Stories of Restoring Mental Health Through Natural Therapies [NOOK Book]

Overview

When Gracelyn Guyol was diagnosed in 1993 with a mild form of bipolar disorder, also known as manic depression, she was prescribed a commonly used antidepressant. Soon she developed breast cysts and benign tumors, a possible side effect of the antidepressant. She went off the drug and within two months, her tumors disappeared.

Under the care of a naturopath, Guyol embarked on a quest to educate herself about the underlying genetic, hormonal, ...
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Healing Depression & Bipolar Disorder Without Drugs: Inspiring Stories of Restoring Mental Health Through Natural Therapies

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Overview

When Gracelyn Guyol was diagnosed in 1993 with a mild form of bipolar disorder, also known as manic depression, she was prescribed a commonly used antidepressant. Soon she developed breast cysts and benign tumors, a possible side effect of the antidepressant. She went off the drug and within two months, her tumors disappeared.

Under the care of a naturopath, Guyol embarked on a quest to educate herself about the underlying genetic, hormonal, and other causes of depression and bipolar disorder. She investigated many natural therapies-including diet, vitamins, herbal treatments, and energy healing-before finding the solutions that have kept her free of depression and bipolar symptoms since 2002.

Healing Depression & Bipolar Disorder Without Drugs features Gracelyn Guyol's own story and those of thirteen other people around the country who have cured their depression and bipolar disorder using only natural therapies. In-depth research and the expertise of alternative health-care professionals are included in this landmark guide for patients and caregivers seeking responsible, safe alternatives to psychiatric drugs.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780802718297
  • Publisher: Bloomsbury USA
  • Publication date: 5/26/2009
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 304
  • Sales rank: 341,810
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.25 (h) x 0.75 (d)
  • File size: 6 MB

Meet the Author

Gracelyn Guyol is a former public relations executive and this is her first book. She lives in Stonington, Connecticut.
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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 1, 2012

    Gave me hope and resources!

    This book is easy to read and helped me understand how people suffer with this disease. They suffer not only from the many effects bipolar causes, but also from many commonly prescribed medications that are supposed to help them! The author gives many references to various natural treatments- AND they treat the cause of the illness rather than the symptoms! I highly recommend this book to anyone who would like to find help for someone with bipolar or adhd.

    4 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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