Depression – Natural Remedies That Can Help

Almost everyone will experience some form of depression or anxiety in their lifetime. Far too often medical professionals are quick to treat these symptoms with prescription medications, but leave out a number of natural remedies that can be utilized to help as an overall treatment plan. Some natural remedies for depression include: Exercise While in a spout of depression the last thing you want to do is get out of bed. However, one the best ways to help boost your mood is to get moving, get your blood pumping, and get your sweat on. Those natural feel-good hormones like serotonin, endorphins, and dopamine are released when you perform physical activity. This naturally makes your body and even mind feel good. Oh, and did I mention physical exercise can actually help improve memory and information processing? Learn more about the effects exercise can have on the brain. Diet Many of us are stress eaters. Diving into that bag of cookies when we are feeling down…why? Because again food has the power to very briefly release some of those feel good hormones. However, this feeling of happiness from cookies is temporary. Eating a well-balanced diet can help prevent and even treat symptoms of depression and anxiety. … Continue reading Depression – Natural Remedies That Can Help