Is Depression A Chemical Imbalance?

Is Depression A Chemical Imbalance? After decades of study, there is now a big question about whether serotonin levels or serotonin activity are responsible for depression, according to a major review of prior research.A huge study just published in Molecular Psychiatry (1)  suggests that depression is not likely caused by a chemical imbalance, and calls […]

7 Things this Holistic Psychiatrist Recommends Before Antidepressants

3 Gut Health Hacks for a Happier Mind

Holistic Psychiatrist, Ellen Vora, MD just wrote an article on  the tips & tools you need to help manage your emotional symptoms and feel vibrantly healthy. I found them so clear and helpful, I am listing them here. She list diet and lifestyle approaches to healing depression before taking the first pill. In her clinical […]

Dealing With Depression– Tips to Try

Recent years have seen a shocking increase in antidepressant use the world over, with 1 in 4 women starting their day with medication. These drugs have steadily become the panacea for everything from grief, irritability, panic attacks, to insomnia, PMS, and stress. But the truth is, what women really need can’t be found at a pharmacy.