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Magnesium Stearate And Depression
I heard that taking magnesium aspartate is less beneficial for treating depression due to the excitatory effects of aspartate. Is this true?
Depression is a mood disorder that can affect behavior and emotions. Symptoms of depression include feeling down most of the time, losing interest in previously enjoyable activities, increase or decrease in appetite or weight, sleeping more or less, becoming easily agitated or lethargic, feeling worthless, feeling guilty, having difficulty concentrating, thinking more about death and dying. Depression can sometimes result in suicidal thoughts and plans. In this case, emergent ...Read more
Are there any dangers in taking 200 mg of magnesium aspartate daily? Can this form of magnesium worsen anxiety and/or depression?
Undetermined: Most likely won't but you never know ...Read more
I have bipolar II mainly depressed. I am deficient in magnesium and phosphorus. Could those deficiencies be making my depression harder to treat?
Would a magnesium deficiency caused by levaquin (levofloxacin) be affecting irritability, confusion, and depression? I'm on day 4 of it and these things seem worse
Just Levaquin (levofloxacin): There is lots of magnesium in the body, so it won't deplete to symptomatic levels in just a few days. Levaquin (levofloxacin) can have such side effects, and you should let your prescriber know about them--together decide if this is cause (and if worth putting up with for rest of course, or need new Rx for other antibiotic), or if something else might be going on and you need seen again. ...Read more
Take 60mg of Propranolol ER, 400-800mg of chelated magnesium with malic acid, both for my daily chronic migraines, and 10, 000 IU of Vitamin D3 once a week. Is L-Tryptophan safe to use for depression?
Yes: Yes it is safe in usual doses. Check brainmood. Blogspot. Com ...Read more
My depression and anxiety is so worse and I'm on my normal medication Paxil (paroxetine) 60mg concerta 36mg klonopin for panic attacks I've fake b vitamins, magnesium, vitamin d, folic and iron.?
Need evaluation: You should see your psychiatrist ; inform him or her of your response to the treatment and to discuss a possible change in meds, such as effexor, (venlafaxine) Remeron or tricyclic antidepressant. If you do not respond to adequate trials of antidepressants, then you may need ect. You should also be evaluated for bipolar depression. In that case, I would recommend raising your seroquel ; lowering the paxil. ...Read more
Are things found in supplement capsules bad for you? I'm thinking cellulose, magnesium stearate, silica and gelatin.
The so-called supplement capsule are not and will not do any good for you, other than lightening your wallet.
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex. ...Read more
Nigella sativa, fenspiride hydrochloride, calcium hydrogenophospate, hipromeloze, macrogol, magnesium stearate are any of these dangerous with alchool?
Less is best: If you have tuberculosis as a current condition, you probably should be refraining from drinking alcohol, or taking anything with alcohol. The most important thing is to build up your immune system, so that it is stronger, and that you eat have a nutritious diet, and also get plenty of rest. Less is more. Taking too many things together with alcohol is not advised even if you are feeling well. ...Read more
Take prelief for IC and reflux which contains calcium glucerophosphate and magnesium stearate. Can the magnesium stearate elevate magnesium levels? Mine are already at slightly above normal range.
Watch & see if...: Your scenario deserves a watching with repeating testing in 3 months for confirmation do to correlate with your clinical profile under your doctor's review and guidance since the pill used should not have any significant effect on someone with reasonable functions of kidneys. To help understand how to live a long happy life, review list on Facts of Life-1, 2, &3 on HOME of www. Formefirst. Com. ...Read more
Probably not: Pl see attached link for possible drug interactions of Amethia ...Read more
Can Magnesium stearate as an inactive ingredient in carb blocker pills decrease the effectiveness of Yaz birth controll pills?
No effect: No effect of any ingredient in carb blocker pills on Yaz birth control pills. ...Read more
I want to take milk thistle supplement but I read it contains magnesium stearate which is used for the pills not to stick to the machines is this safe?
Do not take this: No proven evidence that milk thistle supplement will help any person's health but may produce symptomatic hypoglycemia. ...Read more
Safe to take lorazepam w/ nature made magnesium supplement (mag ox, cellulose gel, croscarmellose sodium, mag stearate, silicon dioxide, stearic acid)?
Safe but not best Mg:
It is totally safe but magnesium oxide is a very poorly-absorbed form of magnesium- it may work as a laxative but won't raise your magnesium levels! You would be far better off taking magnesium glycinate, taurate or citrate!
see http://drcarolyndean. Com/magnesium_miracle/. ...Read more
I'm currently taking nitrofurantoin. It says not to take antacids with magnesium trisilicate. Can I take Tums (calcium carbonate) which contain magnesium stearate?
Diluent: Magnesium stearate is often used as a diluent in the manufacture of medical tablets, capsules and powders. In this regard, the substance is also useful, because it has lubricating properties, preventing ingredients from sticking to manufacturing equipment during the compression of chemical powders into solid tablets; magnesium stearate is the most commonly used lubricant for tablets. ...Read more
I have not had a bowel movement in 8 days. I drank a bottle of magnesium sterate and that did not work. Can I use an enema or go to the hospital?
Teen depression: Is harder to diagnose than depression in adults. All teens have some moodiness and rapid mood swings which can be similar to depression. If you are concerned about a teenager you know consider speaking with a psychologist about your concerns and possibly set up an evaluation for the teen. If a teen is extremely isolated and lacking interest in life (possibly suicidal) get help asap. ...Read more
Many things: I agree with dr. Saponaro about using psychotherapy with medications, rather than meds alone. Some studies have also shown consistent exercise to be as effective as antidepressants in treating depression. Nutritionally, you can also make sure to have enough vitamin d and omega-3 fats. If not eating wild alaskan salmon at least 2x/week, be sure to take good quality fish oil w/1000mg epa/day. ...Read more
Please seek medical: Evaluation and treatment. Talking therapy ranks really high. Cognitive Behavioral therapy or psychotherapy can be effective. Aim for daily exercise, 8 hours of sleep per night & good nutrition w 5 servings of veggies & 4 of fruit per day. Try tai chi, yoga, Qi Gong, progressive muscle relaxation, deep breathing exercises & meditation. Don't isolate - spend time w friends & stay active. ...Read more
Persistent despair: Can begin a downward spiral. As energy & motivation decrease, people often withdraw, isolate themselves & feel helpless & hopeless. They may become self-critical & self-blaming. Behaviors, thinking & emotions intensify each other. Chronic, moderate depression is dysthymia. Research & clinical experience show that cognitive-behavioral therapy (cbt) is the most effective treatment. ...Read more
Exercise: Depression can be very serious and sometimes caused by medical illness. See your family doc to get checked out. In addition to prescription medication for depression daily vigorous exercise can help as well as seeing a councilor, reading books about depression, and taking better care of yourself. ...Read more
Cure?: There is no "cure" per se, but medications and/or therapy can lead to full remission of symptoms. Sometimes after 1-2 years medication may no longer be needed, but if recurrence of symptoms on or off medication then indefinite treatment may be needed. Staying off drugs and alcohol, regular sleep pattern, and good nutrition are also important. ...Read more
Most people...: We are all at risk of suffering depression particularly if stress becomes chronic and unmanageable. Genetics plays a role. Early childhood loss of the mother; divorced people and those unhappily married may be at higher risk. Poverty and lower socio-economic status, adult children of alcoholics may be at higher risk. Alcoholism and substance abuse are risk factors. Women report more mde than men. ...Read more
Counseling: Begin by talking it out with someone who is trained and who you feel good chemistry with. It doesn't have to be a doctor. It could be a psychologist or a clergy person or a nurse. It helps for you to believe in them and feel they are listening. Medicines are secondary. You may need them. Keep the faith. ...Read more
Group of Symptoms: Clinical depression is a collection of symptoms - something we call a syndrome - that includes a persistent and pervasive period of sadness and/or a lack of joy, usually associated with feelings of excessive guilt or apathy, difficulties getting motivated, poor concentration and energy, disrupted sleep, feelings of sluggishness or restlessness, social withdrawal, and/or thoughts of death. ...Read more
See Below: Psychotherapy, medication (if there's need), self-care routine --establishing a time to do things that you like/enjoy; relaxation, learning what triggers your symptoms; creating "crisis card" things to do when depression worsens; stress management; sleep hygiene. Psychotherapy will help guide you through the process, while medication will help in stabilizing mood. ...Read more
In addition. . .: In addition to the typical treatments for depression my colleagues describe, there are questions to ask yourself. Are you listening to your own inner callings about life purpose & interactions with others? How is your sense of spiritual connection? A therapist can help you consider these & more; so can therapeutic writing. While painful, depression can also signal opportunity to transform & grow. ...Read more
A mental problem:
Depression is generally considered a possible sign of a psychiatric illness; Sadness is a normal human emotion;
Depression as an illness can be chronic (present al the time); It can also be episodic (it comes and goes);
A person may have period of depression that may last several hours to several months and then disappear on its own; The period of depression is called an episode; ...Read more
Feeling Good: There are several types of depression. Reactive depression occurs as a result of loss and eventually we adjust. If one does not adjust or if the cause is not clear certainly seek professional help. "feeling good" by david burns is an excellent self-help book based on science. Don't let the thickness of it intimidate you. Take it bit by bit. The very best to you. Don't rely on medication only ...Read more