Traditional treatments for depression are medications. Anti-depressants are used to suppress the symptoms of depression such as low moods and negative thoughts. These medications must be prescribed by a physician because they are often quite powerful and can have side-effects such as sleep issues, sexual problems or nausea. It is also important to find the right medication for you – not everyone responds similarly to the same medications.
Okay so I can't pronounce the formal name of this over the counter supplement, nor do I totally understand the chemistry behind it, but it has been my experience that SAMe helps my depression. If you ever take a look at my profile page you will notice that I am not taking any prescribed anti-depressants. It isn't from a lack of…