What Treatments Are Available
For Depression ?
Depression is a Treatable Illness
The Basic Premise
YOU MUST CHANGE YOUR BRAIN CHEMISTRY TO GET BETTER
You cannot just do nothing
and expect it to go away.
Somehow, someway, YOU MUST change, improve, or correct your brain chemistry before you will feel good again.
All of the methods below CAN do that.
It's just a matter of what treatment is practical & tolerable for you.
Learn about the pros and cons of your treatment of choice.
Choose one you can stick with.
Give the treatment a chance to work.
How Well Does It Work
Very successful for many !!
I have known people lucky enough to have an antidepressant work quick, easy, first time, and long term with no other help or side affects.
Not successful for everyone
Lots to choose from
Research is ongoing to produce new and better drugs with less side affects
See links below or see my bookstore sections:
Prozac & Alternatives or
Medical / Antidepressants.
Prozac.com | Paxil.com | Zoloft.com | Wellbutrin-sr.com
Celexa.com | Effexor.com
AllAboutDepression.com | Medications
Most patients respond successfully | What can you do?
Healing Depression | Prescription Reminder | Physician Locator
Drug Treatment for People with Mood Disorders
Psychotherapy / Counseling
Can really get you through
Probably best used with antidepressants
For some people, can work as well as antidepressants
American Psychologic Association | How Therapy Helps | Find A Psychologist
Combined Drug Treatment and Psychotherapy
Results similar to psychotherapy.
Probably most effective in mild to moderate types of depression
If a blood test shows you have low thyroid, estrogens, DHEA or other hormones, replacing them can really help.
Therapeutic use of nutritional supplements has great and fantastic potential but is not fully developed yet...