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Can depression be fully cured or it can be just managed with medicines, therapy etc?

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Dr. Dheeraj Raina
28 years experience in Psychiatry
Managed, but ...: Depression is best thought of as a chronic illness with recurrent episodes that are separated by periods of remission. For many, a depressive episode will go into remission on it's own, but will take 9-24 months to do so. Treatment of depression helps shorten episodes and lengthen periods of remission. Depression may not recur if the diagnosis was adjustment disorder. Hope this helps.
Answered on Aug 1, 2013
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Dr. Alvin Stein
Dr. Alvin Stein commented
59 years experience in Pain Management
depression is caused by imbalance of neurotransmitters serotonin and dopamine they need to be rebalanced and the relative nutritional deficiency that is present needs to be resolved. This is done by using amino acid precursor supplementation under guidance of monoamine transporter optimization guidance . published articles on this subject are available on www.neurosciencemyths.com that outlines the programs and the science behind it. depression can be resolved and maintained resolved with this program.
Jun 9, 2013

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