Daily Archives: 11/04/2014

Ketamine tested as severe depression treatment

10 April, 2014 “The illegal party drug ketamine is an ‘exciting’ and ‘dramatic’ new treatment for depression,” BBC News reports. A small study found that some people with severe depression responded well to the drug.   The study involved people with severe depression (including people with depression as part of bipolar disorder) who had failed […]

psychobiotics

Dr. Kelly Brogan, M.D., Green Med Info Waking Times Every functional medicine psychiatrist has case stories of the ‘probiotic cure’ – of a patient with debilitating symptoms, often obsessive compulsive range, whose symptoms remitted completely with dietary change and probiotic supplementation. Is this voodoo or is it based on a growing understanding of the role of […]

causes (and treatments) for depression

New research reveals a wider variety of causes (and treatments) for depression than ever before. People who experience depression are usually more focused on treating the condition than finding its cause. But new research is beginning to shed light on both the triggers for depression and how to alleviate it. Depression affects one in 10 Americans at some point in […]