Category: Medical Treatments

Getting Off Antidepressants Safely and Comfortably

For one reason or another, you’ve decided that you want to stop using an antidepressant. Perhaps you’ve made great strides in your healing and feel you don’t need your medication anymore? Or you can’t afford your medication? Or maybe you

Depression Treatments

There are several different depression treatments that are available. Most require a doctor’s approval, but certain herbs and supplements are available over the counter. The best option for you depends on the type of depression you have, the severity of

Metabolic Syndrome Makes It Hard to Treat Depression

A study published on December 13, 2017 in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society says that having metabolic syndrome may make it more difficult to treat depression in older adults. What Is Metabolic Syndrome? Metabolic syndrome is a clustering of

Antidepressants: What Are They, How Do They Work?

At its simplest, antidepressants are medications which are used to treat depression.  Chemically, they are drugs which are capable of altering the amount of the substances within your brain that scientists believe are responsible for regulating mood (neurotransmitters). The Role