Uncover the Root Cause of Your Depression

2014-10-22T16:57:28+00:00

Dear Pharmacist, I was saddened by the suicide of Robin Williams last summer. I've dealt with depression on and off for years, and I was wondering if you have any natural suggestions for me to

Uncover the Root Cause of Your Depression 2014-10-22T16:57:28+00:00

Why Some “Gold Standard” Medications Scare Me

2014-06-27T23:02:56+00:00

Dear Pharmacist, I just became a pharmacist and started reading your syndicated column. Your emphasis is usually centered around the benefits of vitamins, minerals or alternative treatments, as compared to prescription medications. Why don't you recommend more of our gold standard pharmaceuticals which are FDA approved, unlike nutritional supplements? –JK, Gainesville, Florida  

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Why Some “Gold Standard” Medications Scare Me 2014-06-27T23:02:56+00:00

Exercise Improves Memory and Enhances Mood

2013-02-26T22:46:56+00:00

Dear Pharmacist, I’m going through a lot right now. This year, my New Years’ Resolution is to exercise more, hoping to take my mind off everything. My schedule only allows me to go to the

Exercise Improves Memory and Enhances Mood 2013-02-26T22:46:56+00:00

Beat Depression Naturally- Rhodiola to the Rescue

2011-06-20T15:09:43+00:00

I’ve been fighting low- to mid-level depression for years and at the same time trying to avoid becoming dependent on anti-depressant medication. I’ve tried St. John’s wort, and it didn’t help me. Can you recommend

Beat Depression Naturally- Rhodiola to the Rescue 2011-06-20T15:09:43+00:00

Natural Ways to Ease DEPRESSION & Reduce ANXIETY

2010-01-24T12:23:09+00:00

Dear Pharmacist, Last week, you gave a ‘Dumb’ Award to “anti-depressant drugs and the doctors who prescribe them for every woman who is tired or tearful.” I struggle with depression, and my medications don’t help.

Natural Ways to Ease DEPRESSION & Reduce ANXIETY 2010-01-24T12:23:09+00:00

Drug Mugging Effect of Medication Leaves You Tired and Depressed

2009-10-22T20:16:26+00:00

Dear Pharmacist, I’m 31 and the only medication I take is Camilla (birth control pills) and occasional ibuprofen for menstrual cramps.  Today, the doctor prescribed Synthroid (for my fatigue and low thyroid ) and Paxil

Drug Mugging Effect of Medication Leaves You Tired and Depressed 2009-10-22T20:16:26+00:00

Antidepressants Require Close Monitoring

2009-07-06T13:07:44+00:00

Dear Pharmacist, My 16-year-old daughter has been taking an antidepressant drug for depression for 10 months. She was doing better and enjoying life but in the past few weeks her sadness has set back in.

Antidepressants Require Close Monitoring 2009-07-06T13:07:44+00:00

Antidepressant Drug Quenches Craving For A Smoke

2009-06-11T11:34:00+00:00

Dear Pharmacist, My pharmacist told me that my antidepressant, Wellbutrin, is the same medicine that my husband takes to stop smoking. Is this true? M.M., Jacksonville, Florida Answer:  Yes. It’s a surprise to most people

Antidepressant Drug Quenches Craving For A Smoke 2009-06-11T11:34:00+00:00

Antidepressants Might Lose Effect, Try Something Natural

2009-06-11T11:28:42+00:00

Dear Pharmacist, I take Zoloft for depression. It doesn‘t seem to work as well anymore. I also have a chronic illness, which I’d rather not disclose. Can Zoloft lose it’s effect like this? M.B., Sanibel,

Antidepressants Might Lose Effect, Try Something Natural 2009-06-11T11:28:42+00:00