According to the World Health Organization (WHO) by the year 2020, depression will be the number two cause of "lost years of healthy life" worldwide. However, the cost in human suffering cannot be estimated.
It is true that forms of depression cannot be avoided, although, it has also been proved that a healthy life style can play a major role in alleviating depression or even preventing some forms from even occurring. Mild types of depression can develop from poor diet and nutrition. Lack of exercises, stress, poor, little, or no sleep, traveling, lack of necessities, withdrawl from an addiction, and lack of sunlight have also been linked to some cases of depression.
There are many natural ways of relieving depression, but like i said, it can be prevented by a proper life style and diet. Here are 2 all natural and healthy methods in preventing depression and alleviating it.
Herbal remedies for depression:
-2 Parts St-John's-Wart (Hypericum Perforatum)
-1 Part Oat (Avena Sativa)
-1 Part Lavender (Lavandula Officinalis)
-1 Part Mugwort (Artemisia Vulgaris)
Take this mixture in 5mL servings three times a day.
Depressive symptoms are exacerbated by nutrition deficiencies, there for a well-balanced diet is important to
insure the proper daily intake of vitamins and minerals.
Supplement Remedies for depression:
-Vitamin B Complex - 400 mcg/day
-Folic Acid - 400 mcg/day
-S-Adenosylmethionine - 800mg/2x day
-Selenium - 100 mcg/day
Recommended daily dose of the amino acid supplement L-tryptaphon. This amino acid is known to increase the
synthesis of serotonin and in turn relieve depression. L-tryptaphon is found in foods such as turkey, chicken,
fish, soybeans, cooked dried beans, peas, yeast, and peanut butter. The proper intake of carbs should also be
taken to help the brains uptake of L-tryptaphon.