Support for Depression

Support for Depression

I was speaking to someone recently who was trying to minimize their antidepressant medications because, well, you know… It got me to thinking. Why in our world is having depression and taking antidepressants a shame? Folks that have diabetes take insulin. That’s a very normal and accepted thing in our society. My thyroid doesn’t put out the proper amount of chemicals, so I supplement with daily medications. Nobody frowns on that. The funny thing is, depression can be a symptom of that thyroid problem. Purely chemical. Correct the thyroid and the depression goes away. These kinds of medications are not frowned upon. And yet every time I speak with someone who is fighting depression they kind of whisper it or…