Posted by Sarah T. on March 5, 2005, at 20:29:59
In reply to Re: for agitated depression?? » Sarah T., posted by Larry Hoover on March 2, 2005, at 16:21:04
> >> I think that the adverse effects, and long-term effects, of e.g. SSRIs can be due to nutritional stress imposed by alterations in biochemical rates induced by the drug. For example, non-responders to SSRIs can be turned into responders by the simple addition of the vitamin folic acid. That indicates a direct biochemical dependency, and thereby, a nutritional stress, imposed by the intake of the drug.>
> I think that failing to address nutrition along with medical treatment of depression is short-sighted and foolhardy.> Lar
Unfortunately, I haven't yet found any ssri's that turn me into a responder, and I do take folic acid.