Our expert says:
It does help to speak to a psychologist or therapist - you need someone to teach you how to manage the stress factors that cause the depression. You can also supplement your diet with Magnesium, Vit B complex, omega 3 oils. Let your doctor check your blood iron levels and cholesterol ( could be too low). Ensure that you eat enough carbohydrates ( low GI, high fibre type) and drink at least 8 glasses of water. You can also try St Johns wort instead of depression medication if you only have mild depression.
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