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Tuesday, August 7, 2012

Natural Remedies for Depression ?

Have you had those moments when you weren't feeling quite like yourself? Those negative thoughts were creeping in? clouding your judgment? making every day chores seem like amazing feats of heroism?

If you've never felt like that - good for you! I on the other hand struggle with life's ups and downs. From depression during my divorce to post-partum depression, etc...

I tend to be a very happy and optimistic person, but the flip side of that coin brings those days when staying in bed is more alluring than hopping in the shower and going through the motions of the day.

There are some fabulous medications on the market today, and seeking the help of a healthcare professional is always a great idea. Sometimes I'm not feeling depressed, but I fear I'm headed there. I don't particularly care for some of the side effects of medications I have been on in the past, and a natural remedy can sometimes give me just the kick in the pants that I need to 'get happy' again.

Here are some remedies that I've found helpful and that have been recommended by Dr. Oz:

**Increase your intake of omega-3 fatty acids (from fish oils). There are no known side effects and they can be purchased over the counter and may be effective for treating mild depression. (found naturally in sardines, salmon and walnuts)

**Increase your intake of St. John's Wort - also available in most grocery stores or drug stores.

**"Sammy"...technical term: S-Adenosyl Methionine (possibly also good for treating arthritis and joint pain )...I found this product online for as much as $69/bottle or as little as $12/bottle.

Of course, do your research, talk to your pharmacist and your health care provider. The Omega-3 happens to be my favorite, but I am not on any other medications and have no health problems. This is just some random thought sharing and I am in no way an expert or a physician. (that's my disclaimer)

May your paths be abundantly filled with lemons, sugar, sunshine, and happy thoughts....and when your thoughts aren't so happy, may you always find a shoulder to lean on and a listening ear.



  1. Nice post. Thanks for this sharing. It is very useful info. Omega oil, lemon are really good source.

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