Feeling occasional moments of unhappiness is a normal part of life, and often we can overcome it on our own or with support from loved ones.
However, when feelings of unhappiness become more intense and persist for extended periods of time, it can have a significant impact on various aspects of our lives, including our overall well-being and health.
Common Depression Symptoms
Being aware of the signs of depression is crucial. Here are some of the most common symptoms to watch out for:
- Overwhelming sadness
- Loss of interest in daily activities
- Increasing isolation
- Decreased libido
- Disturbed sleep patterns, such as excessive sleeping or insomnia
- Significant changes in appetite, resulting in weight loss or weight gain
- Difficulty concentrating
- Loss of energy
- Feelings of worthlessness
- Feelings of hopelessness
- Suicidal thoughts
Causes of Depression
Depression can have various physical and social causes, including:
- Changes in the brain
- Imbalances in neurotransmitters, which are the brain chemicals responsible for regulating mood and bodily functions
- Hormone imbalances
- Medications, such as blood pressure medications or sleeping pills
- Low self-esteem
- Excessive pessimism
- Lack of close friends to confide in
- Family history of depression
- Traumatic events, such as financial difficulties, relationship problems, or the loss of a loved one
- Childhood trauma, including abuse (physical, sexual, or emotional)
- Substance abuse (alcohol, nicotine, drugs)
Treatment of Depression
Bio-Identical Hormone Replacement Therapy (BHRT) is an effective treatment for depression. BHRT uses hormones that are identical to those naturally produced by the body, providing a more precise and balanced approach compared to conventional hormone replacement therapy.
Other common forms of depression treatment include:
- Psychological evaluations
- Antidepressant medication
- Psychotherapy (talk therapy)
- Support groups
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Neurotransmitters are chemical messengers in the brain that transmit information and control functions such as mood, cognition, and sleep. Depleted levels of neurotransmitters can lead to a range of problems. People with neurotransmitter imbalances may experience:
- Mood swings
- Bipolar disorder
- Difficulty concentrating
- Memory decline
- Sleep disturbances
- Weight issues
- Decreased sex drive
- Hormonal imbalances
- Digestive troubles
Treatment of Mood Disorders
Advancements in technology have made it possible to measure neurotransmitter levels in the body. Tests can monitor key neurotransmitters such as serotonin, dopamine, epinephrine, norepinephrine, GABA, histamine, glutamate, glycine, and phenylethylamine.
Neurotransmitters are made up of specific amino acids, which require vitamins and minerals to convert them into neurotransmitters. However, poor diet, gastrointestinal issues, medications, toxins, and stress can hinder the proper digestion and absorption of amino acids and nutrients needed for optimal neurotransmitter production. Supplementing with the right amino acids and nutrients can help restore balance and improve overall health.
At Evolution, our team, led by Erin Coletti, takes a comprehensive approach to identify deficiencies and provide accurate diagnostic testing. This allows for targeted treatment, eliminating the guesswork and helping you feel optimal in the shortest time possible. Say goodbye to trial-and-error approaches and experience the benefits of personalized care.
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