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If told am clinically depressed but don't want to take antidepressants, is there something else I can do to increase dopamine & serotonin ?
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Dr. Joseph Weiner
Psychiatry
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Yes
Exercise, good nutrition, fish oil supplements [omega fatty acids], and s-adenosyl methionine supplements [sam] are all natural ways that can help mild to moderate depression.
Psychotherapy is also affect for depression, and a discussion with a mental health professional can help guide you in this direction. Hope this answer helps.

In brief: Yes
Exercise, good nutrition, fish oil supplements [omega fatty acids], and s-adenosyl methionine supplements [sam] are all natural ways that can help mild to moderate depression.
Psychotherapy is also affect for depression, and a discussion with a mental health professional can help guide you in this direction. Hope this answer helps.
Dr. Joseph Weiner
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Dr. Ed Friedlander
This is very good advice. If you're disabled, don't hesitate to take Rx you truly need. But find things you can do that will bring you real meaning and satisfaction. Work very hard at them. Life is supposed to be tough -- do something worthwhile, perhaps even in the service of others.
Dr. Robert Patterson
Family Medicine
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In brief: Serotonin/ Dopamine
Assuming you want natural approaches.
Check these sites out-( look at info not the products) dopamine-http://tinyurl.Com/3k83ro serotonin-http://tinyurl.Com/29svdlc summary-http://tinyurl.Com/6tont7c hope this helps.Remember to look at the info..Not necessarily the stuff they are selling.

In brief: Serotonin/ Dopamine
Assuming you want natural approaches.
Check these sites out-( look at info not the products) dopamine-http://tinyurl.Com/3k83ro serotonin-http://tinyurl.Com/29svdlc summary-http://tinyurl.Com/6tont7c hope this helps.Remember to look at the info..Not necessarily the stuff they are selling.
Dr. Robert Patterson
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