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Can "mental illness" sometimes be a part of what a person is rather than illness?

I am feeling like there is all the time coming more and more diagnosis for different kind of mental illnesses by the day. Could it be that something labelled outside the norm would actually be a part of who somebody is rather than illness?

If trend goes on like this could soon everyone who is outside some narrow standard norm be mentally ill ?

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  • Mar 17 2013: Hello Kalle,

    There is research that indicates that much of our mental health conditions today result from mineral and vitamin deficiencies. My 12 year old son diagnosed bipolar at 7 dealt with issues of extreme rage. Though medicated and constantly, the symptom of rage would still surface. I began doing my own research and learned that unexplainable rage and anger could be traced to a problem with ratios of minerals in scientific studies. The most important ratio related to anger and rage is calcium to copper. It should be 1 to 1. We had my son's hair tested for mineral analysis and determined that many of his ratios and levels were out of range. His copper was extremely high and he had levels of mercury and other toxic metals due to lower amounts of buffering minerals. 3 months ago we started him on a good multi-mineral and a combination of pharmaceutical grade vitamins and nutrients to balance the entire body including the mind under the care of holistic board certified physician. His improvement has been remarkable What is really interesting is the response I received from his psychiatrist where sharing the opinion from the results of the tests. That, however, is another story.

    Jason

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