Many individuals fear the negative effects of medication when dealing with depression. Some may need it but others through coping and potentially herbal supplements can overcome. This is obviously something that is decided between a patient and a doctor.
Certain herbs though do have the potential to help with depression and are worth looking into under the direction of a physician.
The article, “11 Herbs and Supplements to Help Fight Depression” from Healthline looks at a few herbs and supplements that may help you. The article states,
“Depressive disorders are treated with medication and psychotherapy. Lifestyle modifications, including making dietary changes and taking certain supplements, may also help people with depression. For example, research shows that specific vitamins, minerals, herbs, and other compounds may be particularly effective at improving depressive symptoms.”
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