Major Depressive Disorder Treatments
Alternative Depression Treatment Options

Fighting Depression the Non-Traditional Way 

Major Depressive Disorder is a serious mental illness that negatively affects how you feel, think, and handle daily activities, such as sleeping, eating, or working. Major depression is characterized by at least five of the following symptoms lasting for two weeks or more:


 

-A depressive mood, such as feeling sad, empty, or hopeless

 

-An increase or decrease in  appetite

 

-Sleeping too much or not being able to sleep

 

-Loss of interest in activities that were once enjoyed

 

-Fatigue or loss of energy

 

-Restlessness or slowed movement

 

-Feelings of worthlessness or excessive guilt

 

-Difficulty concentrating, making decisions, or remembering things

 

-Persistent thoughts of death

 

 

Though there are many different Major Depressive Disorder Treatments

available, Major Depressive Disorder often proves difficult to treat. Medication and therapy are the most commonly used treatments for Major Depressive Disorder, but they don’t work for everyone. There's a no size fits all solution when it comes to depression, so you will need to trial and error different treatments until you find what works best for you. If traditional treatments haven't worked for you in the past, don't lose hope – there are  Alternative Depression Treatment Options available that may be more successful, for instance, TMS, Accelerated TMS, and Ketamine IV.