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Vitamins Westbrook ME

See below for local vitamin shops that sell vitamins in Westbrook, ME and get access to vitamins supplements, minerals supplements, vitamin B complex, liquid vitamins, fat-soluble vitamins, water-soluble vitamins, multivitamins, natural vitamin supplements, as well as advice and content on vegetarian diet.

Pepper Dougherty Debbie Rdld Nutrition
(207) 854-3663
201 Main St
Westbrook, ME
 
Quimby Susan
(207) 772-6279
805 Stevens Ave
Portland, ME
 
Whole Foods Market
(207) 774-7711
2 Somerset St
Portland, ME
 
Nutricomm
(207) 799-1900
42 Stanley St
South Portland, ME
 
Wild Oats Natural Marketplace
(207) 699-2626
87 Marginal Way
Portland, ME
 
Nutrition Works
(207) 772-6279
805 Stevens Ave
Portland, ME
 
Absolute Health Chiropractic Cl
(207) 699-2622
503 Woodford St
Portland, ME
 
General Nutrition Center
(207) 772-9274
100 Maine Mall
South Portland, ME
 
Norton Jill Rd
(207) 828-2402
Portland, ME
 
Diets Limited
(207) 799-6394
527 Sawyer St
South Portland, ME
 

Behavioral Effects of Some Vitamin Deficiencies

 Depression 

Nutrition and Diet

Diet

Drink

Eat

Meals

Suggested Meal Plan

Daily dosages:

Vitamins

Behavioral Effects of Some Vitamin Deficiencies

Vitamin B1 (thiamine)

Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin)

Vitamin B3 (niacin)

Vitamin B6 (pyridoxine)

Vitamin B-12

Folic Acid

Inositol

Vitamin C

Vitamin E

Minerals

Calcium and magnesium

Chromium

Selenium

Iron

Zinc

Amino Acids

DL-phenylalanine (DLPA)

Melatonin

S-adenosyl- L-methionine (SAM or SAMe)

Trimethylglycine (TMG)

Tyrosine

Serotonin and Tryptophan

5-Hydroxytryptophan (5-HTP)

Omega-3 Fatty Acids

Evening primrose oil

Vitamins

It is clear that nutrition can powerfully influence cognition, emotion, and behavior. It is also clear that the effects of classical nutritional deficiency diseases upon mental function constitute only a small part of a rapidly expanding list of interfaces between nutrition and the mind. ..Even in the absence of laboratory validation of nutritional deficiencies, numerous studies utilizing rigorous scientific designs have demonstrated impressive benefits from nutritional supplementation.

Melvin Werbach, M.D.: Nutritional Influences on Mental Illness, Third Lane Press
Deficiency of nutrients can alter brain function and lead to depression, anxiety, and other mental disorders. Nutrient deficiencies can have a profound influence on the brain and mood.

Deficient Vitamin Behavioral Effects
Thiamin (B1) Korsakoff's psychosis, mental depression, apathy, anxiety, irritability 
Riboflavin (B2) Depression, irritability 
Niacin (B3) Apathy, anxiety, depression, hyperirritability, mania, memory deficits, delirium, organic dementia, emotional lability 
Biotin Depression, extreme lassitude, somnolence
Pantothenic acid Restlessness, irritability, depression, fatigue
Pyridoxine (B6) Depression, irritability, sensitivity to sound
Folic acid Forgetfulness, insomnia, apathy, irritability, depression, psychosis, delirium, dementia 
Vitamin B 12 Psychotic states, depression, irritability, confusion, memory loss, hallucinations, delusions, paranoia
Vitamin C Lassitude, hypochondriasis, depression, hysteria

Source: M. Murray and J. Pizzorno: Encyclopedia of Natural Medicine, Prima Publishing

It is essential that you get adequate amounts of all vitamins and minerals in order to maintain good health and emotional stability. Following are the nutrients that are associated with depression and other mood problems.

Vitamin B1 (thiamine)

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