Monday, May 18, 2009

Depression: New Approaches to an Age Old Problem


"......The commonly accepted antidepressant medications and therapies are just often out of reach for those without insurance or monetary means.However, there are some interesting studies out there about some different and often cheaper techniques that are being used to assist in the treatment and management of depression. Again, this is not a substitute for medical opinion, diagnosis, or treatment. It is just an information guide for potential options to speak with a health care provider about.

Omega -3 Supplements

The journal, "Nutrition" recently published a study showing that women who consumed high levels of omega- 3 fatty acid fish (tuna, mackerel, albacore tuna) reported fewer symptoms of depression. Another older study found that lab rats fed fish oil have higher levels of the "happiness" hormone, dopamine.............."

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