Depression Treatment Gold Coast With Comprehensive Neurotherapy
What Everybody Should Know About Depression Treatment Gold Coast
Before rushing into any treatment, it is crucial to collect some information first.
The burning questions are “What is the root cause of Depression?” and “What is the best Depression treatment Gold Coast?”
Depression = Mental Illness?
Depression is often labelled as a “mental illness” which is highly stigmatising as it has a connotation of being “mental” and “mental asylum” (loony bin). Not very nice.
What usually follows is mindless medication which rarely makes things better.
Depression = Chemical Imbalance?
The greatest coup in the history of pharma marketing is the creation of the myth of the chemical imbalance in the brain.
Alas, it is a big fat lie. For example, when healthy people are robbed of Serotonin, they don’t get symptoms of Depression.
The Depression Epidemic
Population studies tell us that Depression is on the rise in industrialised countries with ever higher rates at earlier ages in every new generation.
In contrast, Major Depression is largely unknown in so-called primitive societies.
Not Enough Fight Or Flight?
The stress response prepares body, mind and brain to run away from predators or to wrestle with rivals. Neither behaviour is particularly helpful in our modern world.
In our un-natural lifestyle, the natural stress response has become a “toxic” burden.
Just Snap Out Of It?
Depression is first and foremost a Functional Brain Disorder, not just a blue spell that you can snap out of:
We know the brain areas that are dys-regulated in Depression and we know which brain networks display excessive coupling.
Depression Treatment: The Body
Whilst pills are popular, it is fair to summarise that—with rare exceptions—antidepressant drugs are useless or harmful.
Studies have clearly shown: The best “body therapy” for Depression is regular strenuous physical activity, in short: sport and exercise.
Depression Treatment: The Mind
Various forms of Psychotherapy can be helpful in overcoming mild and moderate Depression, but tend to fail in severe cases.
Even Dr. Aaron Beck, the founder of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy has recognised this limitation of talk therapy.
Depression THERAPY: The Brain
Lifestyle changes, exercise, Nutritional Therapy and Counselling alone cannot fill the need for a targeted rehabilitation of the depressed brain. Neurotherapy normalises the faulty brain activity which patients with Depression experience as complete absence of vitality, motivation and joy.
Advantages of Neurotherapy
• … works effortlessly for everybody
• … is amazingly powerful and effective
• … corrects the root cause of symptoms
• … is a very natural, drug-free solution
• … has no serious risks or side effects
• … is fully evidence-based (highest level)
[ And the sessions are even fun! ]
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