Disclaimer – this episode is for exploratory purposes only, and not medical advice. Please seek the advice of a licensed medical professional when considering any medical treatment.
In episode 17 of The OCD Stories podcast I interviewed Dr Courtney Paré. Courtney specialises in naturopathic medicine, and has had her own battles with OCD.
I had an enjoyable chat with Courtney about nutrition and homeopathic medicine. We discussed alternative methods and how they can work with traditional OCD therapies. We proved and/or debunked myths around various supplements for OCD such as 5-htp. Courtney shared her OCD story, and how she is overcoming the disorder. The thing that stuck out for me is how important a holistic, and natural approach can help OCD recovery. This talk offers a lot of insight into areas of OCD recovery that rarely gets talked about. Enjoy…
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Courtney’s OCD story (2:40)
Courtney’s treatment (Homeopathy, and ERP) (12:20)
What is naturopathic and homeopathic medicine? (17:00)
Nutritional deficiency and OCD (20:30)
Does 5-htp work for OCD? (23:30)
Does Inositol and L-theanine work for OCD? (26:00)
Vitamin B6 and B12 for depression? (28:10)
Avoid caffeine and sugar for OCD (31:25)
The biggest mistake people make with nutrition (37:00)
When you doubt you ever had OCD (43:00)
The benefits of juicing for OCD? (47:00)
The importance for exercise in OCD recovery (54:00)
OCD and meditation/mindfulness (57:30)
Courtney’s one piece of advice (1:02:00)
Courtney’s advice to make your life amazing (1:03:10)
What Courtney would write on a billboard (1:06:00)
Find out more about Courtney:
Courtney’s website: NaturalHealthSolutionsRichmond.com
Courtney on Twitter: @
Courtney’s OCD story
To your success,
Stuart and The OCD Stories team
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