Natural, Safe and Effective Treatment Alternatives for Depression and Anxiety.
We are a drugged nation,
overdosing on antidepressants and antipsychotics
like no other country in the world.
-In 2007 we spent over $25 billion dollars on antidepressants and antipsychotics.
-In 2009 the US wrote more presciptions for psychiatric disorders than there are people in the USA.
I don’t agree. While necessary sometimes, in my experience, depression, anxiety, nervousness, etc, can most often be controlled naturally through diet, lifestyle, and selective neurotransmitter enhancing or adaptogenic herbs and vitamins to restore the bodies natural balance and return to health.
The causes of depression can be many and varied. Often times there are many contributing factors that need to be addressed. Don’t get me wrong, I'm not completely opposed to psychiatric drugs. Often times they are needed. BUT!
In my opinion and according to the the US government, the FDA and Medicare, these drugs are grossly over prescribed and are often doing more harm than good.
Neurotransmitters are chemicals in the body which act as messengers that regulate many physical and emotional processes including movement, stress response, cognition, emotions, energy, cravings, pain and much more.
The 3 most commonly thought of neurotransmitters that people associate with depression or mood disorders are dopamine, serotonin and norepinephrine.
However, 3 other transmitters that are just as important but less discussed are epinephrine, GABA, and glutamate.
When you don’t know where you are or where you have been,
you have no way of knowing where you should go.
In many cases the antidepressant medications people go on actually make the depression worse.
Go figure! a medication to help with depression actually makes depression worse? Funny how that works.
The body will initially manifest the symptoms in other ways as it attempts to compensate and essentially save the brain (most important organ), but as the neurotransmitter levels continue to be unbalanced or lacking, eventually the mood and behavioral disorders follow suite.
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- Attention Deficits
- Altered sleep
- Decreased Concentration
- Irritable bowel Syndrome
- Altered mental Clarity
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