Depression, the source of major illnesses

Depression is experienced in different ways, and may affect & hamper one’s daily activities, which may result to lost of time and lower productivity. It can also influence relationships and some chronic health conditions.

One’s conditions that can be worse due to depression include, and this can lead to:



cardiovascular disease




It’s important to realize that feeling down at times is a normal part of life. Sad and upsetting events happen to everyone. But, if you’re feeling down or hopeless on a regular basis, you could be dealing with depression.

Depression is considered a serious medical condition that can get worse without proper treatment. Those who seek treatment often see improvements in symptoms in just a few weeks.

Depression can be more than a constant state of sadness or feeling “blue.”

Major depression can cause a variety of symptoms. Some affect your mood, and others affect your body. Symptoms may also be continual, or intermittent.

The symptoms of depression can be experienced in different ways among men, women, and children.

Common related symptoms are:

Mood: unnecessary anger, aggressiveness, irritability, anxiousness, restlessness etc.

Emotional well-being: feeling empty, sad, hopeless, downcast, dejected etc.

Behavior: loss of interest, no longer finding pleasure in favorite activities, feeling tired easily, thoughts of suicide, drinking excessively, using drugs, engaging in high-risk activities

Sexual interest: reduced sexual desire, lack of sexual performance etc.

Cognitive abilities: inability to concentrate, difficulty completing tasks, delayed responses during conversations etc.

Sleep patterns: insomnia, restless sleep, excessive sleepiness, not sleeping through the night

Physical well-being:  fatigue, pains, headache, digestive problems.

Major depressive disorder is a mood disorder characterized by a number of key features:

Depressed mood

Lack of interest in activities normally enjoyed

Changes in weight

Changes in sleep


Feelings of worthlessness and guilt

Difficulty concentrating

Thoughts of death and suicide

If one experiences the majority of these symptoms for longer than a two-week period, such a one will often be diagnosed with MDD.

Living with depression can be difficult. Depression therapies can help improve your quality of life. You can successfully treat this condition using a complementary treatment. It’s common to combine medical treatments and lifestyle therapies.

The alternative therapies that’s best used for all kinds of depression is the use of John’s wort, this natural medication is the best antidepressants medication that treats depression successfully. It has chemical constituents like hypericin and hyperforin that work like antidepressants, blocking re-uptake of serotonin and serotonin receptors. Like several antidepressants, it enhances the levels of serotonin. Serotonin is a feel-good factor which is discovered to be low in people with depression.

Earlier many studies have shown that St John’s wort is effective. This supplement is safe and is the best for your condition. However, one can also apply cupping therapy and some other herbal treatment for more effectiveness.



Triple T

I am OlorunToba Taofeeq OluwaTosin, (Dr Triple T), an alternative medicine (with Naturopathy) practitioner. I learn both locally and internationally, more importantly I inherit more (pool of knowledge) of this knowledge from parents. I started this practice fully around 2017-2018 when I was able to treat few of my family and friends from their chronic diseases. The more I learn, the more I successfully treat and the more my experiences Triple T wishes us sound health!

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