About antidepressants

What are the alternatives to antidepressants?

Antidepressant medication is the most common form of depression treatment, but you don’t need pills to recover from depression. The following list includes evidence-based, medication-free treatments: Psychotherapy with a psychologist will not only get you out of depression, but also give you tools for how to manage life in new ways and break old patterns …

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What are the side effects of antidepressants?

It’s important to be well-informed about the possible side effects of antidepressants before starting your treatment. This list includes common side effects of antidepressants: Insomnia Sleepiness during the day Restlessness Weight gain Diminished sexual interest, desire, performance and satisfaction Headaches  Joint pain and muscle pain Muscle spasms/twitching Dry mouth Profuse sweating Skin rashes Dizziness Nausea  …

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