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Are there any natural foods/and or supplements that can help a person cope with depression and mood swings?

11 doctors weighed in
Dr. Allen Fein
Family Medicine
8 doctors agree

In brief: Don't Rely on Herbs

Many seek out st.
John's wart for depression from health food stores. Research has show such a wild variation in the active ingredients measured in such minimally regulated products. Products have been actually found to contain none of the active ingredient, hypericum. Such supplements cost more than reliable generic antidepressants. Depression is serious. Don't gamble with herbs. See your md.

In brief: Don't Rely on Herbs

Many seek out st.
John's wart for depression from health food stores. Research has show such a wild variation in the active ingredients measured in such minimally regulated products. Products have been actually found to contain none of the active ingredient, hypericum. Such supplements cost more than reliable generic antidepressants. Depression is serious. Don't gamble with herbs. See your md.
Dr. Allen Fein
Dr. Allen Fein
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Dr. Kevin Passer
Pediatrics - Psychiatry
2 doctors agree

In brief: Supplements

Two come to mind-800 to 1600 mgs per day of sam-e, and about 3000 mgs of omega 3 fatty acids per day.
Check with your dr. Also, just because it's "natural" doesn't mean it's safe. Good luck.

In brief: Supplements

Two come to mind-800 to 1600 mgs per day of sam-e, and about 3000 mgs of omega 3 fatty acids per day.
Check with your dr. Also, just because it's "natural" doesn't mean it's safe. Good luck.
Dr. Kevin Passer
Dr. Kevin Passer
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Dr. Albert Pizzo
Family Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Depression Mood

Depends on the type of depression and mood swings.
Best to see your doctor concerning a specific diagnosis of the type of depression you have and what is the cause. Then proper treatment and diet can be given to help you.

In brief: Depression Mood

Depends on the type of depression and mood swings.
Best to see your doctor concerning a specific diagnosis of the type of depression you have and what is the cause. Then proper treatment and diet can be given to help you.
Dr. Albert Pizzo
Dr. Albert Pizzo
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