Fish intake might improve antidepressant response

Approximately half of the people suffering with depression don’t respond to SSRIs. Recently a group of Dutch researchers discovered that adding fish oil to antidepressants increases the response rate. According to a lead researcher they saw that depressed patients had an altered metabolism of fatty acids, and this altered metabolism was affected by stress hormones.…

One way exercise could act as an antidepressant

Researchers have recently discovered that there is an enzyme in muscle that detoxifies a substance which tends to be high in the mentally ill. The substance Kynurenine is produced when an individual is exposed to stress. Exercise has long been considered as an antidepressant with stress reducing properties. This could perhaps be one explanation and…