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4 Serotonin Supplements to Treat Depression, Anxiety, and Insomnia Yourself

4 Serotonin Supplements to Treat Depression, Anxiety, and Insomnia Yourself

Research shows that when you’re consistently sad, pessimistic, or moody you may have a serotonin deficiency that you can treat yourself by using serotonin supplements. The 4 natural supplements presented here have all been shown to help treat serotonin deficiency symptoms such as depression, insomnia, and more by increasing serotonin

8 Tips on How to Cure Depression

8 Tips on How to Cure Depression

If you’ve been feeling down in the dumps for an extended period of time, you may be suffering from depression. You’re not alone, as millions of other Americans experience this common disorder. The bright side is that there are a number of effective lifestyle strategies you can take to fight

Update: St. John’s Wort and Depression

The herb St. John’s wort has a 2,000-year tradition of use for depression, pain, and insomnia. It started to become popular in the late 1990s, when studies showed the herb worked as well as antidepressants (selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors, or SSRIs) at treating mild-to-moderate depression. St. John’s wort also had

5. Treatments for Depression

Just over half of adult Americans suffering from depression receive what is considered to be “minimally adequate treatment” in any given 12-month period, according to the National Institute of Mental Health. That means almost half of all depressed people in the U.S. are not receiving the care they need, even

How to Increase Your Happiness

Depression, which involves feelings of sadness and hopelessness, is the leading cause of disability worldwide, according to the World Health Organization. So it comes as very good news that scientists are coming closer to understanding what generates the opposite of depression—feelings of happiness and life satisfaction—and identifying strategies that can

Do “Natural” Remedies Work for Depression?

An estimated one out of four Americans turns to alternative treatments for health problems, and many of them are looking for help with major depression. But an MGH expert urges caution when you consider using a natural remedy to chase your blues away.

“It’s important to remember that just because something

Drug-Free Treatments for Depression

An estimated 10 million older Americans suffer from depression, often brought on by feelings of loneliness, isolation, or physical decline. While popular common antidepressants like selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors can be helpful to control symptoms, they are not always the best solution.

“Older adults are sensitive to the common side effects

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