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Integrative medicine for mental health

May 11, 2016 Vickie Sorensen

The use of antidepressant drugs has skyrocketed in recent years, often for off-label maladies. Doctors are now prescribing anti-depressants for everything from ADHD and eating disorders to hot flashes and irritable bowel syndrome. Working to improve mental health can be a confusing and complex journey, and we believe that journey is best made with a licensed mental health therapist. Numerous studies over the years have proven over and over that therapy or even meditation can make a much more significant difference for those suffering from depression, anxiety or other mental health disorders than medication.  

But what if another part of the answer to minor depression and anxiety really is as simple as turmeric, probiotics, or essential fatty acidsThis brilliant talk from holistic psychiatrist Kelly Brogan really got our wheels turning! 



New studies are now emerging showing promising results in balancing brain hormones using natural remedies such as those listed in the video. It is certainly worth looking into as a starting point when looking for help with minor depression and anxiety. 




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