DEPRESSION: Vitamins and minerals supplement

Depression disorder affects your mood, thoughts, feelings, and behavior.
If anyone suffering from depression there need professional help to determine the underlying cause and appropriate treatment.
Antidepressant medications may help some people but they are often overprescribed. It may take six to eight weeks to reach noticeable improvement.  Side effects of taking drugs include nausea, weight gain/loss, headaches, anxiety, nervousness, insomnia or drowsiness, diarrhea, sweating, tremor, and sexual dysfunction. There are numerous drug interactions; consult with your pharmacist before taking any other prescription or natural supplements.

Top Recommended Supplements

Fish oil: Fish oil is rich of omega-3 fatty acids, which are essential for the nervous function and support neurotransmitter system. Researches show benefits Fish oil for depression, especially for those not getting adequate response to antidepressant drugs.

S-adenosylmethionine (SAMe): SAMe supports the production of serotonin, dopamine, and Norepinephrine. Also it improves communication between nerve cells. Additionally SAMe is an antioxidant (protects brain tissues against damage from free radicals). Studies have been shown beneficial impact for depression in many studies. SAMe has positive side effects (supports joint and liver health), and a quick onset of action (two weeks) and is well tolerated. SAMe not recommended for those with bipolar disorder (manic-depression) as it can worsen the manic symptoms.

Nature's Answer Standardized St John's Wort (50 vegetarian capsules)
St. John’s wort: Increases neurotransmitter levels, and is effective for mild to moderate depression. For noticeable benefit it may take two to four weeks. Side effects are rare and include stomach upset, fatigue, itching, sleep disturbance, skin rash, and sun-sensitivity. St. John’s wort interacts oral contraceptives, blood thinners and other antidepressants.

Suntheanine: It is a patented extract of theanine (an amino acid present in green tea). Suntheanine reduces stress and anxiety and don’t’ cause drowsiness or addiction. It also improves sleep quality without side effects

Complementary Supplements

B-Complex: Aften B-vitamins (such as B12 and folic acid) may be deficient in those with depression.
Folic acid works with SAMe to support neurotransmitter levels. Some researches have pointed noticeable benefits. Take 400–1,000 mcg folic acid along with 50–100 mg of other B-vitamins daily to support brain function.

5-hydroxytryptophan (5-HTP): While substance is used the body creates serotonin. Studies shows benefits for depression. Side effects are rare and minor (upset stomach).
Avoid use with other products that affect serotonin levels.

Ginkgo biloba: Ginkgo biloba is substance improves blood flow to the brain, memory and cognitive function. May also improve serotonin response. Supplements may be particularly beneficial for the elderly. Ginkgo may enhance the effect of blood-thinning medications.

Tyrosine: Tyrosine is an amino acid that helps depression. You shouldn’t combine it with prescription antidepressants.

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