India suffers the most years of life lost due to disability or death caused by depression and anxiety. (Robert Nickelsberg/Getty Images) Depression statistics show that the United States is has failed in the area of mental health. Depression has cut short the lives of many Americans. How can the U.S. be among the most depressed countries in the world? Don't we have the latest and greatest anti-depressants designed to relieve depression? Are we not the most technologically advanced? Aren't our living … [Read more...]
Fighting Depression with Exercise
Depression is a fire breathing monster that can consume your life and those around you.
However, there are tools and strategies that you can use to fight depression, even in cases of treatment-resistant depression where medication cannot help.
In addition, any person who has been diagnosed with or believes that they have depression should make Hashi Mashi their first stop before the pharmacy to fill anti-depressant prescriptions.
There are lifestyle changes that you can make to help cope with depression before ingesting drugs that have many warning labels written all over them.
Do you want to take the chance of the known negative side effects of anti-depressants?
Do you want to take the chance of suicidal ideation, divorce, family estrangement, insomnia, career loss?
Before you take drugs, try real food and exercise to fight depression.
Of course, if the lifestyle changes suggested on Hashi Mashi and written about in detail in Zehhu: Crossing the Bridge from Depression to Life do not help, then it is time to consider medication as a last resort.
As always, speak with your Doctor about any and all treatment modifications.
Goldberg's Depression Test was developed by Dr. Ivan K. Goldberg of New York, a world renowned Psychiatrist who specialized in psycho-pharmacology and depression. Goldberg's Depression Test is a simple, self-administered test that you can use to assess your risk factor for depression and if you should seek professional medical treatment. About Dr. Ivan K. Goldberg Dr. Ivan K. Goldberg attended Johns Hopkins University and New York University College of Medicine.He was founder of PsyCom.net in … [Read more...]
Are You Sick & Tired of Spending Money on Antidepressants? Prozac and Sarafem, at a dose of 10 mg or 20 mg a day, cost about $133 a month. Celexa, at a dose of 20 mg, costs about $94 a month. Wellbutrin, at dosages of 75 to 100 mg a day, ranges in cost from $108 to $177 a month. On top of the cost of antidepressants, there are the sometimes catastrophic side effects as shown in the infographic above. 90 percent of people who take antidepressants have at least one side effect. While most … [Read more...]
11 Tips for Beating Depression 1. Say Z E H H U - meaning, say to yourself, out loud, shouting or a whisper that you have had enough and mean it. You have had enough of living in the room of depression. Use any word that is meaningful to you or the term Zehhu. The point is to have a trigger word to catch yourself from descending into a deeper depression than where you are now. 2. Choose to Plant Your Vineyard - Just as the vineyard owner must make the choice to create a vineyard and fine wine, so … [Read more...]
If you’ve ever asked yourself any of the questions below, you’re in the right place How to help someone with depression? Even if that someone is myself. "How to lose belly fat fast for men or women?" What are the benefits of staying connected? Because I struggle with both depression and obesity, you can get the full story of what works to help depression and/or obesity and what doesn't. You can benefit as a result of my experiences, successes and failures. You can pick up practical … [Read more...]
How Good is Exercise Therapy for Depression? Did you ever hear of exercise therapy for depression? You know about antidepressants and shock treatment for depression. You have heard people to tell you to just suck it up and feel better. The Best Exercise Therapy for Depression? If exercise can help depression, which is the best exercise? The best exercises for depression are the ones that you will do consistently. And most likely, the effective exercises are going to be the … [Read more...]
Exercise for Mental Health. Are there studies that suggest if you are struggling with depression, that you should consider to exercise for mental health? Up until today, most of my articles are purely based on my own observations. Everything, or nearly everything that I have written about has been through the lens of how real food and lifting myself up off of the ground, out of the chair and into the gym, how they have helped me in my battle against depression, obesity and anxiety. I have started to make … [Read more...]
Exercise and Depression Deadlift against Depression because Depression . Sucks . What do you do when you find yourself spiraling down. For anyone that goes through bouts of depression, it is not uncommon to think that you have a handle on things finally and are feeling a bit better and then to suddenly find yourself back in the jaws of depression. Right now, I am not talking about deadlifting in order to build your best body, because a great body with a mind that is depressed is not worth too much … [Read more...]
I came across this article today and thought you might be interested in reading in case you have not seen it. I had not and it piqued my curiosity because I was wondering if depression can ever be cured. Why There Will Be No Cure for Depression by Jonathan Rottenberg Associate Professor of Psychology, University of South Florida; author, 'The Depths: The Evolutionary Origins of the Depression Epidemic' In an era of tight budgets, supporters of depression research argue that more funding is needed to … [Read more...]
Do you wonder how to help yourself or someone with depression? Besides the proven methods of nutrition and exercise, you can also suggest blogging. 10 Reasons Why Blogging is a Great Way How to Help Depression Naturally: 1. Blogging is an excellent depression coping mechanism It is well established that writing has therapeutic benefits.((http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/the-healthy-type/?page=2)) Therefore, a proven method to help depression is to start a blog. 2. … [Read more...]