Depression is a Disease of Civilization: Stephen Ilardi at TEDxEmory

Aloha,

 

Did you know that nearly 1/4 of Americans will experience depression by the age of 75?

 

Research shows that depression is on the rise. In fact, within the past 20 years, the use of antidepressants have gone up by over 300%.

 

Wow.

 

If you’ve been reading my blog for a while, you know that I don’t like to focus on the problems. Let’s take a look at the solution.

 

Check out this TEDx Talk I recently watched. It features Dr. Stephen Ilardi, author of “The Depression Cure: The 6-Step Program to Beat Depression Without Drugs.” He talks about what causes depression, and how to combat it through exercise, Omega-3 Fatty Acids, friendship and more:

 

 

Mahalo,
Dr. Matt

 

P.S.

Does this video bring up your “stuff”? Click here and let it go with MER. This process is helping my students release their depression and live happy lives. Mahalo!

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