posted on Jan, 16 2010 @ 02:29 PM
reply to post by l neXus l
Number one cure is to deal with any root causes. Dealing and coping with any problems in your life is always the first place to start. Next line of
defense is diet and exercise. If your body is not get everything it needs to function properly it's going to manifest in several ways. Make sure your
getting enough B vitamins, Vitamin D, Magnesium, Calcium, and protein. As far as cures for depression you have a few options.
This is a natural amino acid. It is believed to increase serotonin and dopamine in the brain. I've heard success stories and would suggest starting
This is a naturally occurring precursor to the neurotransmitter Serotonin, and worth a try. If you use this I suggest taking it un an empty stomach
with no other supplements.
St John's wort-
There is some evidence that this herb works on neurotransmitters and can be helpful to people with mild depression. If you go this rout do not cheap
out. Go to GNC and get there high grade stuff.
Omega Fatty Acids-
People with not enough Omega fatty acids tend to have depression problems. If your eating a lot of crappy overly processed food then you probably are
not getting enough. If you don't already eat fish, consider eating more, or supplement it.
Drink Green Tea-
It contains a rare amino acid that can produce a relaxed feeling.
Caffeine- This one is debatable. Some will tell you to stay away from caffeine, but some research shows that caffeine can have a positive effect on
ones mood. Research shows that nurses that drink coffee are less likely to commit suicide.