Since depression may occur due to biochemical changes in the brain in some cases, homeopathy effectively treats depression from the roots. Homeopathy considers the person as a whole including the physical and the mental makeup. It is for this reason that homeopathy is very effective for depression unlike other forms of medication which have a lot of side effects. Here are a few homeopathic medications that are prescribed by a practicing homeopath.
- Arsenicum album
- Calcarea carbonica
- Ignatia amara
- Natrum carbonicum
Depression is a state of mind where the victim can feel sad, anxious, hopeless, unworthy, guilty, ashamed, restless, inactivity and/or self pity for a persistent period of time.
Sufferers completely tend to lose interest with the external world and go into a shell. Suicidal tendencies are also common place. Symptoms like insomnia, binge eating, loss of appetite, problems concentrating, relationship issues, insomnia, fatigue etc. are present.
Depression can be due to a volley of reasons as life events, substance abuse, hereditary reasons, side effects of medical treatments, mental or physical abuse and many more.
- Reclusive behavior
- Irregular habits
- Unable to concentrate
- Irritable, sad, and frustrated
- Lack of appetite
- Physical Examination
- Psychiatric evaluation
- Clinical assessment of mental state
- Lab Tests for hormonal imbalances