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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.


For many years physicians and scientists believed that cognitive decline—memory loss, etc, was an unavoidable portion of living longer, into the sixties, seventies, and eighties.  Fortunately, a growing number of research studies are finding that lifestyle factors including exercise and a healthy diet can delay and probably prevent the process.  Researchers at Rush University Medical […]


Researchers have found that higher vitamin B6 levels is linked with a 50 per cent reduction in the risk of developing lung cancer in a study involving over 400,000 people, including former and current smokers.  Also, high levels of methionine, an amino, also contributes to a lower risk.   The study authors wrote in the […]


Researchers at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago found that for every 10 milligram increase in the vitamin B6 intake and for every 10 microgram increase in vitamin B12 there was a 2 percent per year decrease in the risk of developing depression symptoms.    Previous studies have associated a lower risk of infection to […]


    Australian researchers have determined that daily vitamin supplements produced a two-fold reduction in disability caused by migraine headaches.  Previous studies have found that CoQ10 and magnesium supplementation can help reduce the frequency and severity of migraines.   Researchers at the Genomoics Research centre in Brisbane have found that a gene that reportedly makes […]