20 Things Promoting Depression

Stress can cause loss of serotonin levels. It is serotonin that gives us a feeling of well-being. I understand Prozac is a drug that helps serotonin stick around longer so that that happy feeling or well-being feeling last longer.

I understand ginger activates serotonin and helps with the balance of anxiety levels according to a clinical study done by the Department of Chemistry and Applied Biosciences, Zurich, Switzerland.

According to various clinical studies, some natural things can promote depression.

  1. Adrenal exhaustion
  2. Alcohol
  3. Amalgam Dental Fillings
  4. Aspartame
  5. Central nervous system suppression
  6. Constipation
  7. Diabetes
  8. Elevated cortisol levels
  9. Elevated homocysteine levels
  10. Excess melatonin supplements
  11. Excess sugar
  12. Formaldehyde
  13. Lead
  14. Low thyroid
  15. Mercury
  16. Obesity
  17. Deprivation of sleep
  18. Some pharmaceutical drugs
  19. Weak Immunity
  20. Yeast infection