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Study Says Antidepressants are Not Much Better than Placebos for Mild/Moderate Depression by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Tue 05 Jan 2010 10:51pm When I read this article, the first question that popped into my mind was, “why are so many people taking psych drugs?”  If the placebos are doing better, why not prescribe them instead?   Recently in the news with this article about antidepressants not working for major depression, and the answer was to approve another drug to add on to the d ... Read on »
Antidepressants may not work for the mildly or moderately depressed by Sally Kneidel Patient Expert Posted Mon 01 Feb 2010 12:00am  Text and photo by Sally Kneidel, PhD, of According to the CDC , about one in five Americans are affected by depression and/or anxiety. That seems about right to me, or maybe even a low estimate. Perhaps women talk about it more, but it seems to me at least half my close friends struggle with anxiety or depression at som ... Read on »
Discontinuing Even Moderate Drinking May Be Connected to Depression by Jeremiah D. Doctor of Philosophy Posted Fri 03 Oct 2008 12:51pm New research conducted on mice indicates that the cessation of even moderate drinking may lead to the experience of depression in the days and weeks ahead. According to this article, mice were provided with a moderate amount of alcohol on a daily basis for 28 days. Researchers then discontinued providing the mice with alcohol. Fourteen days aft ... Read on »
Treat Depression Naturally With Exercise by Dr. Gray Doctor of Chiropracty Posted Fri 23 Oct 2009 10:04pm Here is some no-nonsense advice regarding the use of exercise to treat depression. First, in mild to moderate cases, it works great. There have been tons of reports showing the beneficial effects of regular exercise in treating cases of depression. Second, the intensity of exercise is more important than the frequency. In other words, using ... Read on »
Study: Eat This and Reduce Hot Flashes and Midlife Depression by Colette Bouchez Healthy Living Professional Posted Tue 05 May 2009 6:02pm New research from the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition shows a common food compound can ease both the hot flashes and depression common to midlife changes in women. Here’s what you need to know – Colette Bouchez As the witty – and clearly prophetic – actress Bette Davis once quipped: “Gettin’ old ain’t for sissies”. While I’m not sure how ... Read on »
All About Depression - NIMH Article by Untreatable .. Patient Expert Posted Wed 02 Dec 2009 1:29pm What Is Depression? Everyone occasionally feels blue or sad, but these feelings are usually fleeting and pass within a couple of days. When a person has a depressive disorder, it interferes with daily life, normal functioning, and causes pain for both the person with the disorder and those who care about him or her. Depression is a com ... Read on »
Depression is one of those illne... by Bill .. Posted Mon 25 Aug 2008 2:32pm Depression is one of those illnesses that can be helped in a large part by starting an exercise program. Exercise as any seasoned runner knows will increase endorphin levels and the idea of a runners high is very much something that can help a person. Add the regulating of hormones that happens as you get in better shape and you have a great p ... Read on »
Omega-3s Help to Improve Depression by A4M Posted Wed 09 Mar 2011 11:37pm Posted on 2011-03-09 06:00:00 in Depression | Dietary Supplementation | Fatty Acids, Lipids & Oils | In that certain previous studies have suggested a link ... Read on »
Treating Depression: Are Placebo as Effective as Antidepressants? (60 minutes) by Bob DeMarco Patient Expert Posted Mon 20 Feb 2012 12:55am After watching, Treating Depression: Is there a placebo effect? on 60 Minutes, I had to ask myself, if dementia patients were enrolled in a perpetual clinical trial where they received placebo, would it make a difference? Alzheimer's Reading Room Irving Kirsch Do antidepressants work? Since the introduction of P ... Read on »
An Interview with Dr. Andrew Weil about Depression by Dan Lukasik Posted Tue 19 Jun 2012 7:58am One reason Andrew Weil, M.D., the “father of integrative medicine,” wrote his new book, Spontaneous Happiness , is that the most searched-for term on is “depression.” It’s the common cold of modern emotional life. And he thinks we’re thinking about it all wrong. Yes, an imba ... Read on »