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Wellbutrin Alternatives

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There are known dangers of antidepressant medications such as Wellbutrin. Why this drug is prescribed without consideration of life factors, lab testing, etc., or any investigation into natural Wellbutrin alternatives is perplexing, to put it mildly.

Powerful natural remedies for depression are available which may be used in place of these drugs. They offer a healthy way to reclaim your life.

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Alternative to Meds Center treatment facility has found that Wellbutrin alternatives help people who desire less problematic substitutes. This allows individuals to be free of Wellbutrin side effects, and live their life without being medicated. We know there are more effective answers than side effect ridden medications. Fortunately, there are several effective Wellbutrin antidepressant alternatives for depression. Wellbutrin is known also as Bupropion, a prescription drug used for the treatment of depressive disorders; and may be effective at temporarily treating symptoms for some. However, unwanted side effects often occur during treatment with this drug and in many cases, this drug does not adequately alleviate a person’s symptoms of depression. (1) 

First-Line Alternatives Treatment

natural methodsFirst-line Wellbutrin alternatives treatment options include therapy; talk therapy, exposure therapy, cognitive behavioral therapy, and psychotherapy. Antidepressants alternative treatment usually consist of several aspects, for example, an alternative treatment plan may include talk therapy, and exercise, physical therapy, acupuncture, dietary changes, vitamins and supplements, and other lifestyle changes are often adequate for alleviating symptoms of depression. (2) 

Some forms of talk therapy are very important components of Wellbutrin substitutes; talk therapy is sometimes adequate by itself for treating depression. Through talk therapy, a depressed patient is allowed to confront regressions and depression through verbal exchange, after a period of around 20 weeks of therapy; depression may be greatly improved. Talk therapists, counselors, or medical doctors can counsel depressed patients about what types of changes they might want to be making in their life to improve depression with Wellbutrin natural alternatives.

Cognitive-behavioral therapists help their patients learn how to achieve more satisfaction from their own actions and thought processes while teaching them at the same time how to unlearn the behavioral patterns they have been conditioned to use that may contribute to or completely result in depression. Cognitive-behavioral therapies are one of the most commonly used alternative therapies for depression as CBT can help people to change and undo the negative thinking patterns and behaviors that often attribute to depression.

Interpersonal therapies are another common type of treatment used in Wellbutrin alternatives for depression, interpersonal therapies focus on the person’s disturbing aspects in their personal relationships which also may contribute to depression. Either one of these therapies, depending on the severity of the depression, can be effective alone or both therapies combined may also be effective.

Other major aspects of Wellbutrin options for alternative depression treatment include other therapies such as massage, reflexology, acupuncture, sauna therapy, vitamin therapy, diet therapy, meditation, and giving your body what it needs. Nutrient deficiencies have often contributed to depression, by fixing certain lacking nutrients or deficiencies. After the correction of deficiencies depression can improve greatly. Participating in outpatient or inpatient programs at a rehab or treatment center would offer almost all of the therapies and treatments needed on site.

A structured Wellbutrin alternatives help plan might utilize various therapeutic techniques. Bupropion alternatives are just as or sometimes more effective than prescription drug treatment. Using non-drug alternatives have no chance of addiction, dependency, adverse side effects, or adverse drug interactions. Wellbutrin natural alternatives consist of getting to the bottom of depression without covering or worsening depressive symptoms with prescription antidepressant medications. People are too often given a prescription to an antidepressant before there has been any substantial amount of investigation into the reasons why the person is feeling depressed. (3) 

Are people with depression really just low Serotonin and this is the only cause? What if their thyroid is low? What is they accumulated environmental neurotoxins like heavy metals that greatly interrupt energy metabolism? What if they have allergies to food in which there is internal swelling that is causing the metabolism to slow down? In our cessation center, we commonly find that the person could have a diet that is extremely poor in nutrition and they are unable to create what they need for proper brain health. Or then maybe they are just totally wrapped up in a life that is not fulfilling to them, and they need a healthier environment to make healthier changes.

we've been thereMany people, start taking one of these medications during a time that is emotionally traumatic, and then years later they still take the medication and encounter Wellbutrin side effects of withdrawal when trying to get off of it. Our treatment program uncovers the medical reasons that may potentially be contributing to depression, anxiousness, or other symptoms. Our program utilizes natural substances to stabilize neurochemistry, lab testing to identify underlying factors of depression, cessation from neurotoxins accumulated environmentally, peer support, massage therapy, methods for medication withdrawal, IV amino therapy and other nutritional therapies, yoga, exercise, personal training, and several holistic therapies capable of effectively providing Wellbutrin alternatives treatment. We are certain that alternative answers exist besides being medicated on antidepressants. You are invited to give us a call to speak with us and get an idea about the sorts of Wellbutrin alternatives help that is available.

(1)  Reidbord S,  “Are Antidepressants Just a Crutch?” Psychology Today online, published November 13, 2009 [cited May 28, 2020]

(2)  CAMH information letter, “Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)”  [INTERNET] N.D. [cited May 28, 2020]

(3)  NHS Health Letter, “Clinical depression – Causes – NHS.”  National Health Services UK [December 10, 2019] [cited May 28, 2020]



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Dr. Samuel Lee

Dr. Samuel Lee is a board-certified psychiatrist, specializing in a spiritually-based mental health discipline and integrative approaches. He graduated with an MD at Loma Linda University School of Medicine and did a residency in psychiatry at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center and University of Washington School of Medicine in Seattle. He has also been an inpatient adult psychiatrist at Kaweah Delta Mental Health Hospital and the primary attending geriatric psychiatrist at the Auerbach Inpatient Psychiatric Jewish Home Hospital. In addition, he served as the general adult outpatient psychiatrist at Kaiser Permanente.  He is board-certified in psychiatry and neurology and has a B.A. Magna Cum Laude in Religion from Pacific Union College. His specialty is in natural healing techniques that promote the body’s innate ability to heal itself.

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