In addition to nature treatments such as nutrition, your healthcare professionals may include one or more types of the following treatment methods:
Psychotherapy: Your healthcare provider may recommend this type of treatment to address some of the symptoms of depression. It includes a sequence of interpersonal treatment sessions. According to Dr. John M. Grohol, psychotherapy (also called talk-therapy or counseling) is a process focused on helping you heal and learn more constructive ways to deal with the problems within your life.
Lifestyle: This option includes improvement in sleeping and eating habits and physical activities.
Stress Management: Stress reduction have also proven very helpful in managing symptoms of depression. Research shows that prayer and meditation are beneficial in reducing stress.
Medication: Your healthcare provider may suggest that you try one of a number of different medications. Lexapro oral, Cymbalta oral and trazodone oral are some of the popular medications for mood disorders.
Depression is a serious brain disorder characterized by persistently depressed mood or loss of interest in activities, causing significant impairment in daily activities such as work, and personal development.
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This blog series is designed for general education only. For specific depression treatments best for you, talk with your doctor.
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James Justin, MSW