Depression is a syndrome comprised of some persistent negative emotions, which usually result in physiologic changes that impair the activities of daily living.
Other symptoms that may or may not coincide with the negative emotions include:
◆ Guilt, shame, or sense of emptiness
◆ Loss of interest or pleasure in formerly enjoyed activities
◆ Problems with sleep
◆ Problems with appetite
◆ Fatigue or lack of energy
◆ Suicidal thoughts
◆ Bodily aches and pains that do not respond to conventional treatment
While anti-depressant medications (Prozac, Zoloft, etc.) have brought relief to millions of affected individuals, they come with their share of unpleasant side effects.
Herbs and acupuncture can achieve similar results without the disadvantage of side effects, and can help re-establish our clinic in your mind.