Thursday, 18 June 2009

Self Help for Depression

Why don't doctors advise us more about our lifetsyle when prescribing anti- depressant medications ? This is a good question because it raises the whole question about self help for depression. Apart from the side effects of depression medications which include weight gain and loss of libido, there are many things the depressed person can do to change his or her whole lifetsyle and even get rid of the medications. For example, we now know that three times a week sweat breaking exercise can be just as effective as a good dose of the SSRIs which doctors are so fond of prescribing ! THEY ALSO FORGET TO TELL US THAT AS SEROTONIN WHICH GOVERNS OUR MOOD ALSO CONTROLS OUR APPETITE AND OTHER ESSENTIAL BRAIN FUNCTIONS

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