by Todd Rowe MD, MD(H), CCH, DHt
Homeopathic Medicine is very effective in the treatment of depression. In fact, in a recent study in the American Journal of Psychiatry, alternative medicine was found to be more popular in the treatment of anxiety and depression, than conventional medicine. If you suffer from untreated depression or have trouble with side effects of conventional medicines for the treatment of depression, consider homeopathic consultation. Homeopathic medicine has the capability to not just manage depressive symptoms but to bring about a cure of this problem in a gentle way.
Frequent Symptoms of Depression
The presentation of depression is highly variable. However list below are some common symptoms:
- Change in Appetite
- Changes in Energy
- Change in Sleep
- Impaired Concentration
- Loss of Pleasure
- Suicidal Thoughts
How Common is Depression?
Depression effects 20 million adults in the United States each year. 17 million Americans take antidepressants each year. Antidepressants amount to 5% of all conventional medicines prescribed.
Are There Different Types of Depression?
There are many types of depression. All of these are treatable using homeopathic medicine.
- Depression Related to Chemical Dependency
- Depression Related to Other Medical Illnesses
- Dietary Causes of Depression
- Existential Depression
- Hormonally Induced Depression
- Life Transitions
- Major Depression
- Manic Depressive Illness
- Medication Induced Depression
Many people who seek homeopathic treatment for depression wish to get off of conventional medicines because of concern about side effects.