My grandparents had 11 children. All but one are taking medicine for depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder or seasonal affectiveness disorder. Out of 5 generations, I cannot think of any of my family that doesn't have some form or another. Was anyone else born into the short end of the mental illness stick? What have you found to treat the chemical end of depression as opposed to situational? I've heard diet and exercise, but what do I eat? What kind of exercise? I'm not looking to replace my meds but it would be nice to bring my mood up a little on those dark crappy days. I've been on meds for 10 years now and I'm ready to try something new.
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