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Even with the advances made in treating depression with drugs, research has demonstrated that talk therapy can significantly reduce depression and prevent future problems without drug-related side effects.
Homeopathy can be used to treat depression, complementing conventional treatments, by using remedies that address the specific symptoms of each individual.
An herbal program can include herbal antidepressants and tonic herbs and formulas for any weakened systems.
Naturopathic Medicine is an effective form of natural therapy for depression, helping the identify and correct possible diet, nutritional, and lifestyle causes of the emotional disorder.
Anxiety and Depression are two of the most common mental-emotional conditions affecting individuals today. The good news is that Acupuncture can provide a natural form of relief from these feelings, helping you return to a happier life.
Depression, also known as depressive disorders or unipolar depression, is a mental illness characterized by a profound and persistent feeling of sadness or despair and/or a loss of interest in thingst....
Essential oils used in aromatherapy can bring relief from many of the symptoms of depression, as well as feelings of sadness anxiety, and grief.
Postpartum depression is a mood disorder that begins after childbirth and usually lasts at least six weeks.Postpartum depression, or PPD, affects approximately 15% of all childbearing women. The onsey....
Ademetionine, also known as SAMe, is a specific form of the amino acid methionine known as S-adenosyl-methionine. The body manufactures it, and it is found in most tissues of the body. Ademetionine is....
The acronym for 5-hydroxytryptophan (or 5-hydroxy-L-tryptophan) is 5-HTP, a compound found primarily in the brain. This compound is made from tryptophan, a natural amino acid inherent in foods. Tryptn....
Damiana is a widely-reputed aphrodisiac used in traditional medicine in Mexico, even though its effectiveness is not supported by science. Although regarded as a nervine, it is somewhat stimulating and is used for mild depression. In Germany damiana is said to relieve excess mental activity and nervous debility. It has also been used for anxiety with a strong sexual factor. Damiana has a taste of SPICY and a temperature of WARM.
This South American herb has a stimulating effect due to its caffeine and theobromine content. It is traditionally employed for rheumatism, mild depression, fatigue, and acute headache. Yerba Mate has a taste of BITTER, ASTRINGENT and a temperature of HOT.
Seasonal affective disorder (SAD) is a form of depression most often associated with lack of daylight in extreme northern and southern latitudes from the late fall to the early spring.Although resears....
Kola nut is a central nervous system stimulant used for short-term mild depression, seasickness, appetite stimulation, and chronic diarrhea. Because of its caffeine content, it is also used for narcolepsy, fatigue, and exhaustion. Kola has a taste of BITTER and a temperature of HOT.
St. John's wort shows great promise as an antiviral and anti-inflammatory agent and is being researched for its potential benefit to AIDS patients. It has long been used as a remedy for uterine cramping, mild depression, bedwetting, and anxiety. St. John's wort is used internally and externally for pain relief. One of its main active ingredients, hypericin, is a strong anti-inflammatory and can penetrate through the skin if applied locally as an oil. This warming and soothing oil is used ext
Wild oats is one of the first herbs herbalists think of for any kind of nerve trauma, nervous system weakness, or for addictions. It is a mild herb used to nurture the nervous system and counteract mild depression. Its restorative and nerve-strengthening effects are said to make it useful for withdrawal from addictions (i.e., nicotine and morphine), and it is found in a number of commercial formulas for kicking the smoking habit. Wild oats reportedly has been used for nervous exhaustion, gene
Kava is the national drink of Fiji and is popular throughout the South Seas. Drinking kava imparts a calm feeling, relaxes the body, and sometimes enhances mental activity and communication with a sharpening of the senses. It is used in religious ceremonies in Polynesia as well as for social gatherings. It is especially indicated for nervous anxiety, overtiredness, stress, and restlessness, as well as for irritable bladder. Kava has a multitude of medicinal uses including bladder infections,
Corydalis is the name of a group of herbs used in different parts of the world to relieve pain. is a species used primarily in Chinese herbal medicine. , native to the Himalayas, is used medicinally, ...
Because of its balanced flavor, containing all 5 flavors (sweet, sour, bitter, acrid, salty), schisandra fruits are recommended for mild digestive or liver disorders, especially when caused by stress or overwork. It is also used for people who are recovering from illness or who have depressed adrenal function due to stress. In Chinese medicine schisandra is used to nourish the adrenals, as an astringent for diarrhea and frequent urination, and to control sweating. Schisandra is often blended w
Biofeedback instructions can teach you to manage chronic pain by providing you with immediate information about your brain’s electrical activity (EEG), skeletal muscle activity (EMG), and skin temperature (TEMP) from biofeedback electrodes using biofeedback equipment.