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So I've been seeing a lot of people recommending switching up your diet to at least decrease a little bit of the dpdr. Just in general taking more vitamins, eating 3 meals a day, avoiding sugar etc. Has anyone actually tried it out and noticed an improvement? Not just with dpdr but also general mental health? If yes, what in particular is what makes a big difference?

Also, I've been avoiding caffeine and alcohol for a few months now because I'm scared that it would really increase the dpdr. Does anyone know if it actually does make a difference or not?
 

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I'm not sure if it makes a really big difference for an already physically healthy person, but eating healthy and eating 3 meals a day has improved my general mental health. Being anemic/ iron deficient increased dpdr's impact on me, eating more and healthily helped everything. I'm pretty sure I saw somewhere that most of the serotonin we make comes from the intestines, so I guess eating nutritional things would help your mood.
 

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Nope, none.
 

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Some food substances, like gluten and lactose, can cross the blood/brain barrier, causing inflammation and symptoms like brain-fog and congestion, so it can be a contributor.

I have a recipe book from the seventies about a wheat and dairy free diet for schizophrenics, so it's been known a long time.

If you don't have these issues, sugar isn't good either, but lots of greens for your gut will always help. They say we have a second brain in our gut.

Depends how sensitive you are, I guess. I'm sensitive to diet.
 

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Yes absolutely. I went keto over a year ago and I feel so much better. I feel better than I ever have in my life actually. It has helped a ton with my anxiety, depression, lethargy, vision, energy, and so on. Try it out and see for yourself.
 
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