Depression is a profound and recurring but treatable medical disorder that leaves a patient in a moody, sad, loss of interest and motivating state. Depression can be persistent as shown in patients and this keeps the person in a moody and sad state. It affects both the eating and sleeping pattern of Depressionthe sufferer and can affect the self-esteem/thought pattern.

The root of Depression can be traced to some biochemical alteration in the brain that is caused by circumstances, hormonal makeup, genetic composition and other factors. The level of serotonin and norepinephrine which are neurotransmitters of the brain determine the severity of Depression.

Depression comes with varying symptoms in different individuals and van start out in a mild form unnoticed. Many tag it mere mood swing or just introverted and dismiss it as their psychological makeup. People around start getting used to this making it difficult to point out.

Common Symptoms of Depression

Notable signs of Depression include continuous sad feeling, hopelessness, empty feeling, guilt, worthlessness, and loss of interest in hobbies and activities that were once enjoyable to the person such as sports, sex and associating with people. Other symptoms can be a loss of memory, and poor concentration, insomnia, weight loss, excessive sleep, anger, irritability and this can lead to physical symptoms such as a headache and pains.

Possible Causes of Depression

Depression is primarily developing as a result chemical imbalance in the brain. Various factors can trigger this imbalance as listed below.

–    Depression as a Genetic predisposition that runs in the family which are passed on to descendants

–    Depression as a further complication as a result of an illness such as heart attack, cancer, stroke and so on.

–    Depression in Individuals with low self-esteem who are susceptible to this mental condition

–    Depression degenerated by stress on many fronts such as home, school and work taking place simultaneously

–    Depression resulted from a loss of someone or something precious or by financial problems.

Homeopathic Treatment for Depression

Homeopathy is an effective treatment that can cure different stages of Depression and the accompanying symptoms. Homeopathy tackles the root of Depression which is the trait found in the individual. Both the genetic root and external causative factors can be dealt with using homeopathic remedies. Another advantage of this treatment is that it prevents the relapse of the condition and it has no side effect, unlike anti-depressant drugs.

This form of treatment requires the service of a qualified and experienced homeopath who will conduct a detailed and accurate diagnosis in a bid to determine the severity of the disease and to determine the right remedy to administer. The treatment will also include offering the right prescription of dosage and advice to compliment the treatment.

Here are some common for treatment of depression homeopathic remedies as listed below:

Aurum Metallicum

This remedy is suitable for a patient who has lost interest in life. The patient shows little or no hope for the future and is always sad and gloomy restricting himself or herself to seclusion. It is not necessarily susceptible to successful people, but a little trigger set Depression in.

Ignatia Amara

The patient in need of this remedy shows extreme sadness and weeps uncontrollably. Such a person avoids socializing but resort to seclusion and deeply lost in grief showing so much hopelessness. The patient can be irritable also with an unpredictable mood swing.

Natrum Muriaticum

This remedy is used in treating a chronic condition of the ailment. A noticeable symptom of this a strong affinity to grievous past experiences and such stays alone avoiding to mix with people. The patient finds it hard to share grief with anyone showing irritability. This type of disease is common with persons who have suffered a major loss in the past.

Aurum Metallicum

This remedy is suitable for patients with suicidal tendencies accompanied with hopelessness. This could be as a result of a major loss. Such a patient tends to criticize himself and cannot bear contrary opinion to what he believes shows an easy disposition to anger.


Sepia is suitable for this medical condition if it is accustomed to indifferent behavior towards loved ones such as family and friends. Such a patient shows little or no interest towards work and leisure activities that were formerly hobbies. Persistent sadness, gloominess, and irritability are common traits.

The list of homeopathic remedies continues and not limited to the drugs listed above. It is beneficial to seek the right professional for the right prescription to achieve a lasting treatment.

Homeopathic Treatment for Depression in Philadelphia

The City of Brotherly Love is the homeland of the American homeopathy. Hahnemann University Hospital in the center city of Philadelphia named in honor of the developer of the classical homeopathy, the German physician, Samuel Hahnemann.

Philadelphia Homeopathic Clinic established in our city by the medical doctor Victor Tsan has a great reputation among residents of Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware, New-York, and Illinois. People from west coast travel to Philadelphia for homeopathic consultation in the clinic. Recently Doctor Tsan started on-line consultation via Skype, FaceTime, and Google HangOut.

If you suffer from depression, make an appointment for Homeopathic Consultation at the clinic contact us or book your appointment on-line using the secure automatic scheduling application. Click “BOOK APPOINTMENT” on the top menu of the site and choose the most convenient day and time.