Review Article | Volume : 1 Issue : 5, July 2011

Prophylactic therapy use to cure patients suffer from depression: a holistic approach for health benefit

Pankaj Nainwal Deepak Nanda Karan Dhamija   

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Depression is a major health problem worldwide. Human beings need to have good awareness of causes leading to depression and adopt healthy lifestyle to reduce the risks. Prevention, early detection and intervention are crucial, particularly with support from family and friends. In addition to antidepressants, there are many complementary and self-help treatments available, such as herbs, exercise, dietary supplements, spiritual enrichment, massage, acupuncture, and light therapies. The different preventive interventions and treatment therapies are discussed in this article. Most depression symptoms can be cured, with the help of healthcare professionals, family and friends.

Keyword:     Depression Prevention Treatment Awareness Support Antidepressant Herbs Diet Lifestyle

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