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I have been researching postpartum depression in women. What is the best remedy?
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Dr. Alan Ali
Psychiatry
30 doctors agree
In brief: Postpartum Depressio
Assuming it is severe enough to warrant medical treatment, our patients with similar illness seem to respond well to group of antidepressants known as serotonin reuptake inhibitors, such as zoloft (sertraline) or Prozac or celexa.
Consult a psychiatrist to confirm the diagnosis & get recommendation for treatment.

In brief: Postpartum Depressio
Assuming it is severe enough to warrant medical treatment, our patients with similar illness seem to respond well to group of antidepressants known as serotonin reuptake inhibitors, such as zoloft (sertraline) or Prozac or celexa.
Consult a psychiatrist to confirm the diagnosis & get recommendation for treatment.
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali
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Dr. Cornelia Franz
Pediatrics
6 doctors agree
In brief: More
To treat the baby as well and prevent any issues with the child.
I would share your research with your practitioner (medical or acupuncture or homeopath) so you are taking any supplements based on what your body needs and not just something you read. The best remedy is always what is best for the individual and may have several approaches...Not just one.

In brief: More
To treat the baby as well and prevent any issues with the child.
I would share your research with your practitioner (medical or acupuncture or homeopath) so you are taking any supplements based on what your body needs and not just something you read. The best remedy is always what is best for the individual and may have several approaches...Not just one.
Dr. Cornelia Franz
Dr. Cornelia Franz
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Dr. Cornelia Franz
Pediatrics
4 doctors agree
In brief: Don't get it
The best remedy for anything s not to get it in the first place.
...Having said that some women cannot avoid it. Seeing an acupuncturist throughout pregnancy (or after if depression has started) will help immensely. Having regular osteopathic/chiropractic/craniosacral adjustments can also help prevent or treat. Seeing a homeopath can also help and being treated while pregnant is a great way ....

In brief: Don't get it
The best remedy for anything s not to get it in the first place.
...Having said that some women cannot avoid it. Seeing an acupuncturist throughout pregnancy (or after if depression has started) will help immensely. Having regular osteopathic/chiropractic/craniosacral adjustments can also help prevent or treat. Seeing a homeopath can also help and being treated while pregnant is a great way ....
Dr. Cornelia Franz
Dr. Cornelia Franz
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Dr. Marci Dietrich
Bariatrics
3 doctors agree
In brief: Openly talk feelings
Postpartum depression is quite common, but is very variable in severity most patients have a feeling of being totally overwhelmed and a "disconnect" with their newborn.
Extreme fluctuation in hormones exacerbates this situation, as does an environmental condition, as lack of emotional, family, work support. There is a very large gap for women who wish to " do it all" and a feeling of decr.Capacity.

In brief: Openly talk feelings
Postpartum depression is quite common, but is very variable in severity most patients have a feeling of being totally overwhelmed and a "disconnect" with their newborn.
Extreme fluctuation in hormones exacerbates this situation, as does an environmental condition, as lack of emotional, family, work support. There is a very large gap for women who wish to " do it all" and a feeling of decr.Capacity.
Dr. Marci Dietrich
Dr. Marci Dietrich
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