CATEGORY: Depression


Are you depressed? Do you have SAD (Seasonal Affective Disorder)?

Seasonal Depression Symptoms and Treatment Options. Seasonal Affective Disorder, (SAD), is a form or type of depression.  It happens in a recurring pattern either at the beginning of winter or at the beginning of summer. Such a diagnosis must meet[...]
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A New Anti-Aging Treatment Called Peptides

What are Peptides, and how they can help improve your health? At BioBalance we treat our patients for the symptoms and diseases of aging first with Testosterone and or Estradiol Pellets and Lifestyle changes as the basis of our therapy. [...]
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Testosterone Pellets and the Illnesses of Aging

What diseases can be delayed or avoided if I take Testosterone Pellets? One question we regularly hear at BioBalance Health is: What diseases can be delayed or avoided if I take Testosterone Pellets?  In discussing this question with our patients,[...]
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Low Dose Naltrexone and Depression

How to recognize different types of depression, and how medicine addresses these deficiencies. This may seem like a doctor problem and not a patient problem, but I think understanding the key differences in types of depression can guide patients to[...]
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The Four Types of Depression

Serotonin is a neurotransmitter chemical in the brain. There are many neurotransmitters, and serotonin is the one we recognize as primarily impacting depression in your brain and body. Anti-depressants called SSRI’s, when they came out, were miracle drugs. They replaced[...]
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How to Make any Vacation Healthier!

Healthy vacations can happen anywhere, but the vacationer has to make it happen. There are as many vacations as there are types of people in the world, and we all choose the vacation that makes us or someone else happy.[...]
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Why You May Want To Stay On Your Antidepressant

Depression, Bipolar Disorder and PTSD. How Repeated Bouts Off Medication Cause More Severe Episodes in the Future. An article in Aeon recently called The Kindled Brain, caused me to rethink my theory that once my patients received testosterone for 4-6[...]
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Sex and Depression

What to do if you are depressed, on medicines for depression, and are experiencing side effects? Last week we talked about orgasm and depression. We discussed what depression is and how it impacts your ability to desire sex and or[...]
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Orgasm and Depression

The Sexual Side Effects of Depression, and Antidepressant Medicines. This week we are speaking of depression. Some of the side effects of being depressed are those that impact your libido and your desire or ability to have sex. First we[...]
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Case Study – Mysterious Muscle Wasting in a 62 Year Old Woman

What to look for when Testosterone and Estradiol pellets are not working as planned. It is not often that I have trouble determining a successful treatment plan for menopausal women based on hormone pellet therapy, however I have been struggling[...]
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