Depression

Depression is a chronic emotional state that is fast becoming common in Australia, with one in four women and one in six men experiencing an episode of clinical depression during their lifetime. Everyone can feel a bit down or \u2018blue\u2019 at times, but there is a difference between this type of mood and Clinical Depression.\n

Depression can become an illness when:Going in Style live streaming movie\n

The mood state is severe
\nIt lasts for 2 weeks or more and
\nIt interferes with our ability to function at home or at work.\n

If you have such feelings and they persist for most of the day for more days than not over a two week period, and they interfere with your ability to manage at home and at work, then you might benefit from getting an assessment by a skilled professional. If you are feeling suicidal it is very important that you see your GP or mental health practitioner straight away.\n

Natural Medicine to Support Depression\n

There is a lot that can be done nutritionally to help overcome Depression. A consultation with one of our qualified Naturopaths or Herbalists can help uncover what may be the best treatment plan may be \u2013 and what dietary improvements, nutritional or herbal supplements and even flower essences may be most effective. It is important to find out whether any underlying health issues may be contributing to the Depression, such as Candida or other parasites, nutritional deficiencies, underactive thyroid, food and\/or airborne allergies, heavy metal toxicity or seasonal affective disorder among others.\n

Nutrients in specific therapeutic dosages including Magnesium, Fish Oils or Flaxseed, B Vitamins, Tryptophan, SAMe* and 5HTP* have been shown to help resolve Depression. Herbal medicines that have been proven to be effective against Depression include St John\u2019s Wort*, Siberian Ginseng, Gingko as well as other medicines for symptom management, depending on the individual.\n

The Bach Flower, Gorse, is often useful for Depression, in combination with the homeopathic remedy, Aurum 30c.\n

Even if the Depressed individual needs to take pharmaceutical anti-depressants in the short term to \u2018get back on track\u2019, there is still a lot that can be done naturally to make this a quicker process.\n

*Please note that it is important to discuss these supplements with your naturopath to ensure you are taking a quality product at the correct dosage and to avoid any possible contraindications with other medications.\n”streaming War for the Planet of the Apes 2017 movie