It is the part of medicine dedicated to cellular rehabilitation. Its aim is to restore chemical balance. This object is achieved through the use of substances and natural elements such as vitamins, minerals, trace elements, amino acids, probiotics, coenzymes, which will allow a biochemical rebalancing, neutralizing toxic effects and improving the quality of life.
We can say that orthomolecular medicine is a preventive and curative medicine, for example, it can treat a person who is stressed, before triggering a stomach ulcer or a crisis of hypertension or pancreatic deregulation and produce a diabetes, or post psychological shock immune blockade.
Orthomolecular medicine intervenes at two levels: preventive, maintains bio-cellular energy balance and curative, when deficiencies are manifest in cellular nutrients.
Orthomolecular medicine tries to maintain an optimal balance between our internal molecular and natural elements such as enzyme balance, endocrinological balance, and nutritional balance.
Examples of trace elements that are used for diseases are: