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Lifting Your Depression: How a Psychiatrist Discovered Chromium's Role in the Treatment of Depression

Lifting Your Depression: How a Psychiatrist Discovered Chromium's Role in the Treatment of Depression

People suffering from atypical depression typically don't respond to common antidepressants. Moreover, monomine oxidase inhibitors (MAOI's), which have been used as a treatment have such dangerous side effects that they are rarely used. Dr. McLeod discovered that atypical depression is... more

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  • ISBN 9781591201649
  • Imprint Basic Health Publications
  • Category Health & Fitness

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Overview

People suffering from atypical depression typically don't respond to common antidepressants. Moreover, monomine oxidase inhibitors (MAOI's), which have been used as a treatment have such dangerous side effects that they are rarely used. Dr. McLeod discovered that atypical depression is triggered by insulin resistance, a condition in which the body does not respond to insulin efficiently, and that supplemental chromium, a trace mineral needed by the body to help insulin work properly, could bring fast, safe, effective relief in people who had suffered from depression for as long as twenty or thirty years.

His research findings have been published in The International Journal of Neuropsychopharmacology, The Journal of Clinical Psychiatry, and Biological Psychiatry. Dr. McLeod is Clinical Professor of...more