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what do experts consider effective ways to get rid of depression?

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Dr. Leslie Howell
20 years experience psychiatry
Depression treatment: There are both medical and non-medical treatments for depression. Non-medical treatments for depression include exercise, healthy diet, therapy, herbal supplements (5 htp, same and st john's wort), journaling and light therapy. I can't really say there is one particular treatment that is the best. Often for severe depression a combination treatment of medication and therapy is beneficial.
Answered on Oct 30, 2019

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