Supplements and Herbs For Treating Depression
by R. T. Shelly
medicines it is a good idea to at least attempt eating a healthy diet which excludes
processed foods like meat, and sugar based snacks. Researchers have found that
people who consume mostly fruit, vegetables and fish were over half as likely not to
get depressed. Another positive lifestyle choice, besides diet, is to consider exercise.
Exercise will help manage your stress levels, and create the feel good brain
hormones also helping to contribute to positive emotions and moods.

Herbs that treat depression are viewed as a whole body therapy and can be as
strong as prescription medicines. Everyone can respond differently to herbal
remedies as well as medicines for treating depression, so check with your physician
before starting a particular supplement.

Even though you may be eating healthy there are some supplements and
herbs for treating depression that you can try. These include;







Herbs that treat depression like St. John's wort have been used widely with fewer
side effects and they have the same positive results as some prescription drugs.
Passion flower and St. John's wort work much more effectively together so look for
this combination.

You may not respond right away to the supplements or herbs for treating
depression. Three to five weeks is the usual time frame for people to notice a
difference, but results can occur sooner. Eventually you can reduce the amounts you
are taking and use maintenance doses as needed.


About The Author

R. T. Shelly

Find out more about some of the most
for depression using
alternative therapies that support emotional wellness, health and the nervous
system. A
entitled Help for Depression is available at Prescription Drug
Alternative.
Depression can sometimes be caused
by incorrect nutrition, an illness,
emotional issues or other biochemical
changes in the body. Types of
depression can range from mild
symptoms to very severe or chronic
types. Whether you decide to treat
your depression with traditional
medicine which, by the way only
treats the symptoms; or if you
decide to try supplements or herbs
for treating depression, it will all
depend on the type of depression
you have.

If you do decide to use traditional
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