This information is intended for depressed patients, professional, and family members who are struggling with a loved ones depression. The struggle with depression is a all-to-common symptom of modern society, one that affects about 20% of people at any given time. It can also be an extremely destructive — leading to lost productivity, relationship problems, even things like substance abuse or suicide. If you’re one of these people, or if you know someone who is, we hope these resources will help you correct course and set down the path towards a brighter future.
Depression & Inflammation
In January 2015, a study published in JAMA Psychiatry determined that people suffering from clinical levels of depression had brain inflammation that was 30% higher than those in a control group, bolstering the case for a link between inflammation and depression. You can lower inflammation
in your own body through better diet and more exorcise, two things also known to be helpful in treating depression.