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ASK VICKI - CAN YOU PRESCRIBE IT FOR ME?Published 8/10/2010

First of all, I am not licensed to prescribe medications. Second, what relief are you needing?Its true that taking an antidepressant pill "all by itself" may not improve the quality of your life. But what makes you think another chemical will do the trick? What are you doing to decrease your depression? Exercise is the best treatment option, even though I'm sure you're thinking, "I don't have the energy to exercise." You really do; its hidden under the depressive fatigue and sluggishness. You don't need to run a marathon - just get up and move your body.

Are you connecting with people that make you feel better? If you are isolating you will feel worse. Listening to your own depressive thoughts will not make you feel better. So hold off on adding Numbyourfeelings until you have inventoried other activities that don't come with the possibility of headaches, drop in blood sugar, insomnia, nausea, weight gain and constipation.


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