After being diagnosed with bipolar at the age of 22, Andy tried every possible medication to manage it. He finally found one that worked—sort of. It brought serious side effects, and he ended up hospitalized 5 times. Today, Truehope has provided him with a new sense of purpose and helped recognized the innate love he has for others. Continue reading
Given that we have been producing our EMPowerplus formula for nearly 20 years, we’ve received a lot of questions about it and how it works. Here are 8 of the most popular questions we’ve received over the years. Continue reading
Did you know that anxiety disorder is the most common mental illness in the United States? In fact, among people 18 and older, 1 in 5 have an anxiety disorder. Plus the mean age of onset of anxiety disorder is only 11 years old.
Check out our infographic below for other anxiety statistics and facts.
Therese Borchard, associate editor at Pysch Central, recently wrote an article about the connection between food (or the lack of it) and depression. Specifically, she highlighted 10 nutritional deficiencies that may cause depression: Continue reading
Years ago, a difficult time in Anne’s life led to panic attacks so severe she had to be hospitalized. For years, she struggled with managing her subsequent depression and anxiety with little success and resulting in hopelessness and suicidal tendencies. Then she found Truehope. Today, she feels incredible, fortunate, blessed, calm, centred, stable, and whole. Continue reading
The following account of Dr. Charles Popper’s initial experience with EMPowerplus is taken from testimony he gave as an expert witness in Truehope’s 2006 court victory over Health Canada. He testified that up to that time, he had assisted 100–150 of his own patients and consulted with other doctors on 300–500 more patients in the use of EMPowerplus.
Dr. Popper had been working with a young patient who had bipolar. Because of extenuating circumstances, he had reluctantly put the child on EMPowerplus, using a bottle Truehope reps had left with him earlier when they had visited him about the product.
Despite the advent of medications and other therapies over the last 50 years, mental illness rates have risen rather than declined. Over the last decade, scientists have been uncovering an uncomfortable truth: what we eat affects our mental health.
In this talk at the University of Canterbury, mental health researcher Dr. Julia Rucklidge discusses the data that shows an alarming picture of food choices serving as risk factors to all kinds of psychiatric problems. She also introduces the recent paradigm shift of using nutrients to treat these challenges, reviewing the evidence to date. Continue reading