‘Vitamin B would complaints schizophrenia can reduce”

‘Vitamin B would complaints schizophrenia can reduce”

According to researchers, the symptoms of schizophrenia can be reduced by high-dose vitamin B to add to the medication of patients.

During the study, the eighteen previous studies examining the effect of vitamins and minerals in the symptoms of schizophrenia re-evaluated. In total, these studies 832 patients with schizophrenia.

When adding the vitamins are according to researchers from The Medical Research Council and University of Manchester, the variants of B6, B8 and B12 of considerable interest.

In the study, which was published in Psychological Medicine noted patients who received a lower dose of vitamin B administered had no effect. Also it would be administration of the vitamin have a greater effect on patients who have not long been diagnosed with the disease.

According to hoofdzonderzoeker Joseph Firth are the results of this research make an important step forward. “New treatments for psychiatric disease are urgently needed. Schizophrenia is currently often treated with antidepressants.”


Schizophrenia is a serious psychiatric illness that one in every hundred people happen to you. The symptoms of the disease reveal themselves mostly for the first time at the age of sixteen to thirty-five years. Schizophrenia manifests in almost all cases by the occurrence of psychosis. During a psychosis is the notion of reality is severely disturbed.

Not everyone who has a psychosis experienced in schizophrenia. There is only spoken of the disorder when psychosis takes a long time or occurs more often. Characteristic of schizophrenia is that a person between pychoses by not functioning properly. Not everyone has the same symptoms or experience the same problems.

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