SOME OF MY ROUTINE QUESTIONS WHEN I INITIALLY INTERVIEW OUR TREATMENT RESISTANT, DEPRESSED PATIENTS:

Do you think you’re a good person? What do you believe happened (if anything) to your body, spirit, or mind that led to your coming to see us about your depression? Why do you think you are depressed? (For now, disregard what medical professionals have told you, tested you for, or treated you for.) WhenContinue reading “SOME OF MY ROUTINE QUESTIONS WHEN I INITIALLY INTERVIEW OUR TREATMENT RESISTANT, DEPRESSED PATIENTS:”

I ASK FOR MY PATIENTS TO CONSIDER THESE ADD-ON (to their traditional medication and talk therapy) TREATMENTS WHEN WE ARE TRYING TO PROVIDE RELIEF FOR THEIR TREATMENT RESISTANT DEPRESSION…

I REMIND ALL PATIENTS THAT OVER-THE-COUNTER MEDICATIONS (OTCs)/SUPPLEMENTS ARE STILL DRUGS. JUST BECAUSE ONE CAN OBTAIN AND USES THESE WITHOUT A PRESCRIPTION, DOES NOT IMPLY THAT THEY ARE SAFE OR EFFECTIVE FOR ANY INDIVIDUAL. THE FDA (FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION) DOES NOT ASSESS OTCs FOR MANUFACTURING QUALITY, PURITY, SAFETY, OR EFFECTIVENESS. In addition, I remindContinue reading “I ASK FOR MY PATIENTS TO CONSIDER THESE ADD-ON (to their traditional medication and talk therapy) TREATMENTS WHEN WE ARE TRYING TO PROVIDE RELIEF FOR THEIR TREATMENT RESISTANT DEPRESSION…”