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What Can You Do About Depression! The St John Alternative

By Stephen Gainsly

Using St. John's Wort to treat Depression

Depression comes in many forms and with the overabundance

of anti-depression drugs currently available, it is often

tricky for doctors to prescribe the right one for their

patients.

Some patients suffer from a mild depression, also known as

dysthymic depression. This includes symptoms of sadness and

a loss of interest in activity. Many times this kind of

depression goes unnoticed and untreated, but can last for

many years.

Other types of depression include major depression and

bipolar depression. There are others as well, and can

include disorders relating to pregnancy and traumatic

events.

A lot of the medications used to treat depression include

complicated chemical balances that need to be adjusted to

the particular patient, and can also have multiple physical

and emotional side effects. Some patients report feeling

worse after having taken traditional medications or they

report needing to switch from medicine to medicine as one

wears off and becomes less effective.

So what does a person with depression do? What does a

person do if they don't have access to a trained

psychiatrist that can prescribe them medication?

The newer trend in handling depression begins with a

healthier lifestyle. Eating more fruits and vegetables, as

well as avoiding sugars and caffeine can create a more

wholesome environment in the body and an increased

resistance to the everyday stresses of life.

Physical exercise helps to ease mood swings that are caused

by depression. It also strengthens the body so that it can

deal with stress more effectively.

St John's Wort is a herb that has been used in Europe for

centuries to treat depression. It is now popular in the

United States.

St. John's Wort works by stabilizing the mood and reducing

the amount of swings in the overall demeanor of the patient.

And because it's not created with chemicals, it can also

have fewer side effects.

It's still in the testing stage, to establish its

depression alleviation properties beyond doubt. But you

don't need a prescription to get it in the grocery store.

So for those who can't make it to the doctor's office, or

folks who find the medical fee too high, St John's Wort is

easily available and conveniently accessible.

As with any medication, you should consult your doctor

before taking St John's Wart to treat depression. Sometimes

depression has other underlying physical causes that need

to be ruled out before medication is prescribed.

About The Author
Stephen Gainsly runs the website

Depression HA,

inc. which a site dedicated to depression issues and

has an amazing array of news and views depression related.


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