Dealing with Depression: A Natural Perspective

Approximately 30 million Americans take antidepressant drugs. That is a mind-blowing statistic. The obvious question is: Why are so many people depressed? There are a lot of theories, but the way a person feels at any point in time is determined by the interplay...

Light Therapy is More Effective than Prozac in Major Depression

Introduction: Bright light therapy has a proven track record of success in the treatment of seasonal affective disorder (SAD), commonly referred to as the winter blues. A new study from the University of British Columbia shows that this simple and safe therapy is...

Fish Oils Relieve Depression in College Students

Introduction: What if in the treatment of depression, physicians quit relying on manipulating brain chemistry with drugs and focused instead on supporting brain chemistry? Based upon the results of a new study with fish oil supplementation conducted at the University...

Low Vitamin D Levels Linked to Depression

Introduction: Depression is a major public health problem, especially in women. Recent statistics indicate that approximately 63% of American women and 35% of men will experience clinical depression at some point in their lifetime. While depression is clearly a...

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