Natural ways to manage moods in times when antidepressants are common place.
We all have depression or deep sadness. We each manage that emotional state in different ways with different results. If you are looking to avoid many of the side effects of common antidepressants here are a few natural options to try. Some of the more common are list below after the videos.
Dr Gregor has a few helpful tips on moods and diet. Just like the grocery shelf pick out what you are willing to try and see if your mood improves.
Watch theses videos and share your feelings.
“Improving Mood Through Diet”
“Antioxidants and Depression”
Thirty to sixty minutes of regular exercise improves the body from depression symptoms. This lifts the mood, boosts self-esteem, and reduces stress that triggers cancer, high blood pressure and other heart diseases.
Yoga and/or Meditation
Studies have confirmed that doing yoga helps a person deal with anxiety, anger, and depression. Yoga does not fix psychiatric disorders but it works when incorporated with medicines. This helps patients deal with symptoms of depression better.
St. John’s Wort
St. John’s Wort is believed to be the natural remedy for depression. It has hyperfornin and hyericin. This remedy boosts the levels of the chemicals that affect the mood. It is usually used as an extract in the forms of tablets and teas.
This antioxidant is far better than just treating cold. It is also a great help in warding off cancer, cardiovascular diseases and even stroke. It helps the eyes and strengthens the immune system. Vitamin C affects the production of the mood chemical norepinephrine.
An herb used to treat symptoms of psychological conditions, ginkgo biloba is a remedy used for centuries. Besides being a remedy for depression, it also works as a free radical agent. It boosts protein synthesis and improves the levels of serotonin—both promotes condition against depression.