First things first: Depression is not just down to imbalanced neurotransmitters. Pharmaceutical companies have massively profited from this widespread belief, and yes – antidepressant medication can really be life-saving. But there is just so much more to your mental health than the neurotransmitter signalling in your brain.
If I had stopped exploring other root causes and stuck with the belief that my depression was caused by skewed neurotransmitter levels – who knows, I might still be depressed 7 years later!
Depression is often caused by multiple factors:
Just click through these images to find out more about the common root causes of depression that a lot of conventional medicine neglects.
An invitation to you
If you would like to investigate what your depression is caused by, do get in touch.
Not only have I got personal experience of suffering – and more importantly overcoming – depression, but I also spent years training in nutritional therapy, positive psychology coaching and functional medicine. All so that I could help other people out there make sense of why they are feeling so low and drained, and how to get better again.
I believe that mental health needs to be approached in a holistic way, one which places the mind/body connection on centre stage. If this approach resonates with you and you’d like to have a quick (and free) chat on over on Zoom, just choose a suitable time here.