Matthew Capowski

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This thread will be used to discuss depression.

Yoga and Ayurveda's View of Depression and How to Overcome It by David Frawley

Interesting premise: "To put it very simply, the cause of depression is stimulation. The more we depend upon external stimulation, the more depressed we will likely become over time."

Research indicating magnesium improves depression and anxiety:

Tarleton, Emily, "Magnesium Intake and Depression in U.S. Adults" (2017). Graduate College Dissertations and Theses. 797.

Effect of Probiotics on Depression: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials

"We found that probiotics were associated with a significant reduction in depression, underscoring the need for additional research on this potential preventive strategy for depression."
An excellent lecture on Anxiety and Depression by Todd Caldecott (this video cannot be played embedded on our website but if you click on the video it will take you to Vimeo where you can watch it).