How to Beat Depression Naturally

Depression and Anxiety

In order to understand how to beat depression naturally, we must understand what causes depression.

Inflammation and depression

For many years there has been a generally accepted cause of depression with the treatment revolving around neurotransmitter manipulation through antidepressant medications.  It has become quite clear however that inflammation is at the core of depression, anxiety, insomnia  and other mood disorders in many people. And, you can beat depression naturally!

Antidepressants have helped many people and are definitely required for certain individuals in order to function. These medications manipulate neurotransmitter levels but they also have anti-inflammatory properties which can additionally explain why they help people.

Studies are showing that patients with increased levels of inflammatory markers such as C-reactive protein, interleukin-6 and tumor necrosis factor alpha suffer from depression and other mood disorders. Read more

Anxiety and Depression Webinar: Holistic Options

Depression and Anxiety

In this webinar I discuss holistic options for anxiety and depression.

Well, welcome everyone. This is Dr. Nik Hedberg, and tonight we’re going to be talking about holistic options for depression and anxiety, a huge topic in the United States today. Millions and millions of Americans on antidepressants and medications for anxiety. And tonight we’re going to talk about some alternative options, some supplementation, some herbal medicine, and some other things to think about if you do suffer from depression and anxiety. Read more