Virtually all the information in this article is based on a huge study which was overseen by the United States government and takes into account over 100,000 pieces of research, carried out over a fifteen year period.
Depression is one of the most common illnesses affecting Canadian citizens each year. Health Canada reported that the disease is more common in women than men, but it affects a significant
Depression isn’t just a bad feeling. It’s also a problem with how a person functions.
Often I tell my patients that I don’t think depression is the correct term to use – perhaps serotonin deficiency syndrome would be more accurate, or neurotransmitter imbalance syndrome. Since depression is frequently a chemical imbalance,