What are some natural remedies for depression?

I recommend the following options;


Meditation comes with multiple health benefits, such as, post-traumatic stress disorder, anxiety, and of course, depression. Research ( suggests that mindful-based cognitive therapy used in preventing relapse of depressive symptoms is promising. Again, mindful meditation plus deep breathing can highly influence one’s ability to control depression.


I am a fitness enthusiast and an advocate of healthy living through healthy diet and exercise. I love exercising because it has various health benefits, including mental wellness and improved quality of life. It leads to release of endorphins- chemicals that can boost mood and increase happiness. Researchersconclude that exercising elevates the heart rate; a factor that promotes both mental and physical health. I always tell my clients to set aside at least 30 minutes of moderate exercise intensity every day to get results.

 Are there studies to prove these remedies?

Of course, yes. I have cited in the above remedies.

 Is there any proof that sunlight or working out help with depression?

Definitely, yes. That is because sunlight increase serotonin release- a chemical significant for regulating mood. I always advise my clients to get an alternative to light exposure, especially during winter where there may be lack of sunlight. You can buy a visor or lightbox to help mitigate depression.

Barbara is a freelance writer and a sex and relationships adviser at Dimepiece LA and Peaches and Screams. Barbara is involved in various educational initiatives aimed at making sex advice more accessible to everyone and breaking stigmas around sex across various cultural communities. In her spare time, Barbara enjoys trawling through vintage markets in Brick Lane, exploring new places, painting and reading.

MS, Durham University

The work of a family doctor includes a wide range of clinical diversity, which requires extensive knowledge and erudition from a specialist. However, I believe that the most important thing for a family doctor is to be human because the cooperation and understanding between the doctor and the patient are crucial in ensuring successful health care. On my days off, I love being in nature. Since childhood, I have been passionate about playing chess and tennis. Whenever I have time off, I enjoy traveling around the world.

MS, University of Tartu
Sleep specialist

Using the acquired academic and professional experience, I advise patients with various complaints about mental health - depressed mood, nervousness, lack of energy and interest, sleep disorders, panic attacks, obsessive thoughts and anxieties, difficulty concentrating, and stress. In my free time, I love to paint and go on long walks on the beach. One of my latest obsessions is sudoku – a wonderful activity to calm an unease mind.

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