Functional Medicine in Mood and Anxiety Disorders

Conference: Innovative Solutions for Building Recovery with Alternatives to Psychotropic Medication

Friday, Sep 21, 2012
Hilton Garden Inn, Freeport, Maine Workshop/Presentation: B3. Functional Medicine in Mood and Anxiety Disorders
Miles Simmons, MD

This session outlined an integrative model of assessment and intervention in mood and anxiety disorders. Dr. Simmons described the basic components of an integrative treatment plan including nutritional interventions and provided information on readily available blood tests that can be used as nutritional markers. The session highlighted essential nutrients for brain pathway functioning.