My Journey with Depression: Mental Health Professional, Ketamine Patient, Survivor

My Journey with Depression: Mental Health Professional, Ketamine Patient, and Survivor I’m not sure when it began. Sometime in my early years, I sensed it: a lurking, a foreboding, a deep sadness. Then adolescence hit and “it” became a constant, dark presence. I slowly lost the ability to feel joy, happiness, gratitude, or being connected…

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Could Your Medications Be Making You Depressed?

A recent study reported the frequency of depression as a possible “side-effect” for a number of medications.  These included commonly used drugs including protein pump inhibitors (used for acid reflux), blood pressure medications (beta-blockers), birth control and corticosteroids and even prescription strength doses of ibuprofen.  These include both prescription medications and some sold over the…