depression

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    Zinc as a Treatment for Depression

    Hello, I am a physician, though my speciality is in Preventive Medicine, not Psychiatry. Actually I spent ten years at the U.S. Food and Drug Administration in an office dedicated to getting drugs for rare diseases to market and have worked for a number of years since as a consultant to...
  2. kind2creatures

    Magnesium Option for Depression

    Magnesium may be a safe option for depression, more here. http://www.greenmedinfo.com/blog/magnesium-safe-first-line-defense-clinical-depression
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    BPA exposure early in life can lead to depression

    BPA is a phthalate that is also a known endocrine disruptor. It disrupts multiple hormones in the body. http://goo.gl/hfXr2j BPA also linked to problems with neurodevelopment, such as increased anxiety, depression, aggressive behavior (like lead exposure), attention deficit, hyperactivity...
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    Natural hair care questions

    Hello, I am new to this forum, and I have some questions regarding natural hair care and health. For nearly the past two years, my hair has been gradually suffering increasing damage--- symptoms include: -split ends -hair tangling, knotting at ends -falling out, thinning (If I pull gently, a...
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    low testosterone/ erectile dysfunction at 18

    I am 18 and started having erection problems and low libido at age 15. Before age 15 my libido was insanely high and all I could think about was sex. Now i don't even have the urge to masturbate. I've taken many antibiotics for acne and ringworm which i think could have caused this. I have...
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    Developing severe depression after diagnosis of Ulcerative Colitis.

    Hi there, 4 months ago I was diagnosed with ulcerative colitis. I was prescribed sulfasalazine by my GP due to my inability to obtain an appointment with a gastroenterologist for several months. The sulfasalazine completely debilitated me. When I finally got the appointment with the gastro, he...
  7. kind2creatures

    Nutritional Advice to Avoid Using Drugs for Depression

    Nutrition and other alternatives to fight depression without the use of dangerous pharmaceutical drugs with numerous side effects.
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    Ashwagandha - first time user, dosing question

    HI everyone, I'm new! Briefly a bit about my background: I'm a full time single Mum of 3 primary school age children. I am studying Bachelor of Health Science at University, and don't work. I am supported by benefits, which is barely sufficient, at the end of the fortnight there's little to...
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    Be on the Lookout for MSG

    Hey everyone, I have just published a blog entry on the dangers of monosodium glutamate and how it could be ruining your mental health and making you obese. I talk about where you are most likely to come across this ingredient in foods, how to detect it as well as how to avoid it as much as...
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    sleeping in is ruining my life but i just can't get out of bed?!

    I could really use the help from a medical professional. I have a debilitating problem where I cannot get out of bed for work or personal commitments.I always feel proud of myself when I get up early and make it to work 10 minutes early, but this is a rare occurrence. I am normally 10-20...
  11. kind2creatures

    Lithium OROTATE for Mental Health Issues

    Dr. Gray's hypothesis is that research has not been done because pharmaceutical companies wouldn't make much money from it. Lithium orotate is not a prescription drug, but a natural supplement that anyone can buy cheaply over the counter. Pharmaceutical companies are making a pretty penny...
  12. liverock

    Magnesium- The Original Brain Chill Pill

    Nice to see a psychiatrist who believes in some treatment besides drugs.8-) http://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/evolutionary-psychiatry/201106/magnesium-and-the-brain-the-original-chill-pill ..........check out her other article on how low Zinc levels can affect neurotransmitters and cause...
  13. kind2creatures

    Backyard Solution for ADHD and Depression

    Interacting with dogs has shown to be a very effective treatment for both ADHD and depression. http://healthypets.mercola.com/sites/healthypets/archive/2013/08/07/dog-human-brain-chemistry.aspx
  14. kind2creatures

    Hidden Causes of Weight Gain

    Some hidden causes of weight gain such as allergies, stress, thyroid, depression, insomnia, etc...http://energytimes.com/pages/features/0613/gain.html
  15. kind2creatures

    Lithium Orotate for Depression and Bipolar

    I just heard a doctor on the radio mention that Lithium Orotate was a good alternative to unsafe anti-depressant prescription drugs. Here's an article about its use for depression and other conditions...http://www.globalhealingcenter.com/natural-health/lithium-orotate/
  16. kind2creatures

    Natural Postpartum Depression Support

    Informational article regarding postpartum depression support...http://www.healthyfellow.com/1521/natural-postpartum-depression-support/#more-1521
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    Depression caused by low testosterone?

    Hello, I'm a 23 year old male. I've been seeing a Naturopathic doctor since February 1st. My reasons for going to see him were severe acne and depression (low energy, anxiety, irritable, moody, no motivation, no passion for life, and no sex drive). Since then I changed my diet to organic...
  18. kind2creatures

    Depression and Nutrition - Feeding The Mind

    Feeding the Mind: Nutrition and Depression Depression: is the most prevalent of all the emotional disorders. Symptoms may vary from feelings of minor sadness to sheer misery and dejection. When sadness persists and impairs daily life, it maybe an indication of a depressive disorder. Depression...
  19. kind2creatures

    Stretching Through the "Winter Blues"

    Benefits of stretching to overcome depression and the 'winter blues'...http://energytimes.com/pages/departments/0213/holistic0213.html
  20. Ted_Hutchinson

    Depression: an inflammatory illness?

    Depression: an inflammatory illness? This is an interesting paper discussing the role of inflammation in depression. Seems to me that restoring the NATURAL anti inflammatory reserves that human DNA evolved with may be helpful for everyone and also help prevent/treat depression. Humans...
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