A Science-Based, Whole-Body Approach to Feeling GoodHealing depression without medication. Millions of people suffer debilitating depression. For many people who suffer from depression and anxiety, prescription drugs have either not been effective or have produced intolerable side effects. Now, New York naturopathic doctor and acupuncturist Peter Bongiorno offers a proven drug-free approach for healing depression in this self-help book.
The mind is part of the body. In his depression book How Come They're Happy and I'm Not? Dr. Bongiorno explains that depression and chronic low moods often have roots in physical ailments: inflammation, digestive problems, poor nutrient absorption, disease. Depression can also be brought on by spiritual concerns, life events, or simply insufficient resources in dealing with day-to-day stress.
You need a happiness plan that's made for you—all of you. Bongiorno's integrative, natural approach to psychology and healing, which he has used successfully with his own patients, features a personalized approach that includes:
Working with your doctor to help identify underlying causes of depression with blood tests and recommendations for dietary changesBotanical medicines, yoga, massage, and acupuncture pointsA treatment plan based on your particular symptoms and circumstancesReaders of depression self-help and happiness books like The Upward Spiral, The Depression Cure, Reasons to Stay Alive, and Habits of a Happy Brain will find life-changing guidance in How Come They’re Happy and I’m Not?