Depression

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Do you get the winter blues? Many people do, and if you’re one of them, you might want to consider checking your Vitamin D level, as we now know that Vitamin D deficiency is not just harmful to physical health. It also might impact mental health, according to a team of researchers that has found a link between seasonal affective disorder, or SAD, and a lack of sunlight.



In the two preceding blog posts, we’ve reviewed the multiple causes of depression, and why anti-depressants are not effective in the treatment of mild to moderate symptoms. Now we’re going to review a wide variety of treatment approaches.


During an interview this week on the Frankie Boyer show about depression, she asked me what were, in my opinion the top 3 causes of depression-my response diet, stress and physical inactivity. Diet plays a significant role in our brain function. Dietary factors should always be addressed when managing depression, as evidence demonstrates that various aspects of diet can affect the disorder.


I was deeply saddened by the death of Robin Williams last week. He was one of my favorite comedians. I still vividly remember first seeing him as “Mork from Ork,” and sensed then he was headed for great stardom. His comedic brilliance brought me often to tears. Birdcage remains as one of my favorite comedies of all time.

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