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Seroquel Alternatives

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It is truly uncommon for a prescribing psychiatrist to have much insight regarding Seroquel alternatives.

Even if a powerful neuroleptic such as Seroquel was chosen at a time of demonstrable crisis, that does not automatically warrant a lifetime of being medicated. Yet people often find themselves trapped on antipsychotics having so many side effects that they have a whole new set of problems.

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Seroquel Side-Effects and the Alternatives

When a person is encountering debilitating Seroquel (aka Quetiapine) side effects, or when this medication is not providing adequate treatment, Seroquel alternatives help is available, including certain types of counseling or psychotherapy and natural treatments. While counseling by itself usually cannot replace the medication, it is often a vital part of an effective antipsychotic alternative treatment plan.

The other alternative Seroquel options besides figuring out the cause of the original symptoms and treating your mental health naturally are treatments with other prescription medications that have side effects very similar to Seroquel side effects. This medication is an atypical (second-generation antipsychotic) licensed to treat schizophrenia and bipolar disorder.

Prescription drugs that are considered to be alternatives to Seroquel include atypical antipsychotics other than Seroquel, typical (first-generation) antipsychotics, and mood stabilizer drugs. Conventional medicine doctors are likely to recommend these drugs first when symptoms are not being adequately controlled by Seroquel. While this is the way conventional medicine often works, through exhaustive processes of trial-and-error with different drugs, there is a better way to tackle mental health conditions, including bipolar disorder and schizophrenia. When this medication is not working, it may be time to consider natural Seroquel alternatives options. Natural therapies are always aimed at putting you one step closer to reaching your desired state of mental health.

natural methodsPrescription drugs are not addressing what the underlying problems are. So while you may feel a little relief while you are on the drug, the underlying condition continues and often worsens. The most successful antipsychotic alternatives to Seroquel often include finding the underlying reasons of what the original symptoms are, whether it is a nutritional deficiency, an accumulation of environmental neurotoxins, a poor diet, an unhealthy lifestyle, or an unsupportive surrounding, and then working to change the circumstances of those underlying reasons, read more about Seroquel withdrawal. Getting to the bottom of the cause of symptoms, rather than focusing solely on fixing the symptoms with prescription drugs, can create happiness and success that is long-lasting drug-free.

Aside from discovering what led the individual to be medicated, to begin with, healing methods of Seroquel alternatives help such as acupuncture, counseling, massage therapy, meditation, yoga, and exercise can really change the way a person feels. Altering aspects of lifestyle such as making dietary and nutritional changes, which can include eating more high protein foods and eliminating sugar and processed food from your diet, can also make a very obvious difference in the way a person feels.

Moreover, several studies favor psychosocial treatments in part of a Seroquel alternatives-based treatment plan for schizophrenia. These therapies help individuals to deal with certain difficulties associated with schizophrenia such as communication, work, self-care, maintaining healthy relationships, and motivation.



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Dr. Samuel Lee

Dr. Samuel Lee is a board-certified psychiatrist, specializing in a spiritually-based mental health discipline and integrative approaches. He graduated with an MD at Loma Linda University School of Medicine and did a residency in psychiatry at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center and University of Washington School of Medicine in Seattle. He has also been an inpatient adult psychiatrist at Kaweah Delta Mental Health Hospital and the primary attending geriatric psychiatrist at the Auerbach Inpatient Psychiatric Jewish Home Hospital. In addition, he served as the general adult outpatient psychiatrist at Kaiser Permanente.  He is board-certified in psychiatry and neurology and has a B.A. Magna Cum Laude in Religion from Pacific Union College. His specialty is in natural healing techniques that promote the body’s innate ability to heal itself.

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