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What are the natural depression treatment methods?

What are the natural depression treatment methods?

Some options: Start with talking therapy (such as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy or insight oriented psychotherapy). Don't isolate. Spend time w people. Use your support system. Get out. Don’t stagnate at home. Get at least 8 hours of sleep per night & eat healthfully. Daily aerobic physical activity is a big +. Try acupuncture, tai chi, qi gong, yoga or meditation. Recommend the “Feeling Good Book" ...Read more

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Dr. Pamela Pappas
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Depression (Definition)

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


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Natraul treatment for depression?

Natraul treatment for depression?

Depression remedies: Include exercising, engaging in social interaction & engrossing activities, practicing gratitude, doing kind things for others, learning and practicing stress management, developing and committing to meaningful goals, avoiding negative thinking & negative comparisons with others, and talking to empathic & trusted people. If those aren't enough, talk to a mental health professional. ...Read more

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Are there any natural anxiety and depression treatments?

Are there any natural anxiety and depression treatments?

Sure!: First of all, make sure your overall health is good. Proper nutrition, exercise and sleep go a long way in treating anxiety and depressive symptoms. Yogo or other centering exercises and meditation are also often very helpful in reducing anxiety and depression. Keep a good social network, and spiritual connections too. ...Read more

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Anyone know what is a natural remedy for depression?

Anyone know what is a natural remedy for depression?

Natural approachs: You should discuss any supplements / herbals that you are using or plan to use with your medical provider. These methods are more likely to be effective for mild depression or as an adjunct to traditional medications (with your doctor’s knowledge). I do not recommend on relying on these approaches alone if you have moderate to severe depression. If you feel suicidal, get professional help>. ...Read more

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Is there any yoga or some natural treatments by which we can overcome this depression problem?

Is there any yoga or some natural treatments by which we can overcome this depression problem?

Depends on Cause. : It depends on the cause of your depression. Sometimes it's due to a biological problem, such as low thyroid or low testosterone. Other times it may be due to poor sun exposure, poor nutrition, or not enough exercise. Other times it may be due to unresolved emotional/cognitive problems. You need to find a doctor that will help you figure out the cause. The cause will dictate the treatment. ...Read more

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Anyone know what is a natural alternative to treating depression?

Anyone know what is a natural alternative to treating depression?

Natural treatment: Alternative treatments for depression include exercise, eating a healthy diet, therapy, herbal supplements ( i.e. 5 htp, same or st john's wort), journaling, light therapy in winter months and support groups. Vitamins can also be helpful such as a b complex, vitamin d and omega 3. For severe depression, medication and therapy work best. ...Read more

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What's a natural remedy for severe depression?

What's a natural remedy for severe depression?

Not enough: For severe depression usually a combination of therapy and medication work best. Natural methods may help some but usually not enough for severe depression. Natural methods include exercise, support groups, journaling and supplements( vitamin d, b complex, omega3). Best to see a mental health professional. ...Read more

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I was on the internet and i came across the natural remedy amoryn.Is this something you would prescribe to treat depression?

I was on the internet and i came across the natural remedy amoryn.Is this something you would prescribe to treat depression?

No it isnt: Regular antidepressants are much more effective and better regulated than the "natural "product". For example you have to take a max dose of st johns wort (the active ingredient in amoryn) to equal 75mg of tofranil--usual dose 100-300 mg. Using this type of preparation for a pt with clinical depression is, in my opinion, like hunting elephants with a bb gun. ...Read more

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What should I do for depression treatment that doesn't require rx?

What should I do for depression treatment that doesn't require rx?

Your Options: There are many treatment option available which can be confusing. I would check out curecrowd.Com which crowd sources a multitude of type of treatment option available. Sometimes you have to play with the data on the site but there seems to be a lot for depression so i would use a minimum of 5 filter you can also filter activity or herb. Here is the link http://curecrowd.Com/ailments/depression. ...Read more

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