Can’t shake the blues? These depression treatments might help.
Clinical depression goes far beyond ordinary sadness–it affects your relationships, work, sleep and appetite for an indefinite amount of time. We now know that depression is not just “all in your head,” but the result of chemical changes in the brain. Fortunately, there are many readily available depression treatments.
The non-drug therapies listed here may help with mild to moderate depression (more severe depression will require prescription medication). However, lifestyle and other alternative approaches can work with medication to improve your condition. When you’re feeling low, start here to begin working your way back to a positive mood.