The number 1 mood disorder in the US is depression also it is no. 1 cause for missing work, cause for suicide. Specialists believe only 50% of people respond to medication, unsure whether it is the many side effects or long-term compliance.
Our bodies produce many chemicals that can effect our nervous system and even our mental state. Depression is long been attributed and found conclusively to be caused by a decrease of a naturally produced neural transmitter chemical – ‘acetyl-L-carnitine. Recognized in the past that this over the counter substance, an amino acid, has an anti-aging effect. Stanford Univ. researchers found low levels of this substance in people diagnosed with depression. Published July 30th in the ‘Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences‘ an animal study showed improvement when given this supplement