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Jun

CROXTONDepression is not a Prozac deficiency! As a functional medicine psychiatrist, I was really excited when Sean Croxton of Underground Wellness told me he was going to host the Depression Sessions. It’s goal is to bring to public awareness the root causes of depression as well as treatments that not only won’t mask the symptoms, but actually get to the root cause. And even better, he invited me to be interviewed on how to get off of antidepressants safely, and specific nutrients to take instead.

We kn
ow that depression is more a symptom than a diagnosis. It’s a sign of imbalance in biochemistry, caused by any number of factors that we can determine, and can often correct, using the right approach. Causes can be genetic (as in methylation problems, pyroluria, etc), thyroid or other hormonal issues, toxicities including heavy metals, infections such as chronic viruses, stress, poor diet,or blood sugar imbalances. In fact, whatever can upset the rest of your body functioning can affect your brain, as well.

Drugs used to treat depression have side effects, some quite serious, which you will hear about on my session as well as on Dr. Jillian Teta’s, and we tell you how to get off the medication and offer safe, effective natural alternatives.

My friend and thyroid expert, Dr. Izabella Wentz will be giving detailed information on how low thyroid and autoimmune Hashimoto’s thyroiditis can affect mood and, sadly, is often misdiagnosed and treated with strong medications that have no chance of repairing the problem.

A fave of mine, Dr Datis Kharazian will cover insomnia, it’s relationship to depression, and how to remedy it.

My good friend Trudy Scott will be discussing the use of targeted amino acids for both anxiety and depression.

Then there’s the most articulate Dr Kelly Brogan on the inflammation that underlies depression and how to treat it.

In fact a whole bunch of my favorite people who are both friends and colleagues will be presenting and I can’t wait!

The Facts:

  • High quality HD video — Sean did a really professional job here!
  • It starts June 14 and runs till the 27th
  • It’s FREE, and will play 3-4 sessions for 48 hours
  • Don’t worry if you can’t make every session: You will be able to purchase the entire series to listen to at your leisure

Great Bonuses:

  • 3 bonus jump-start video when you join
  • Cool bonuses from each of the speakers including me— “Getting off Tranquilizers and Antidepressant”s

Click HERE to watch the trailer. (It’s gone viral on Facebook!)

Yours in good health,

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P.S. Please forward this email to anyone you know who is battling depression. The Depression Sessions can help people get to the underlying cause of their depression, whether thyroid related or not. Who knows, you may just save someone’s life.

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3 Responses to What You MUST Know About Depression

  1. Megan Hard

    Thank you Dr. Cass! I actually went to grade school with Kelly Brogan, and she recommended I get in touch with you in case I can’t find the treatment I am looking for. (It’s so cool to see her on these things, she was brilliant in grade school too by the way!) After two years of wanting natural psychiatric treatment instead of the four drugs I am on, I think I might finally have my power team in place to taper, but there are still questions so I may yet need your help. I have been watching The Depression Sessions vigorously and taking dozens of pages of notes. Unfortunately my naturopath tried to get me off Lexapro way too fast about a month ago and I had the most severe withdrawal imaginable, I had every horrible symptom (I didn’t know any better I just trusted her instinct – but I’ll still work with her because there have been a lot of good things too that we have found out and are addressing), but I am seeing the psychiatrist she associates with now too (in addition to my amazing talk therapist) and we have restarted the taper much more slowly so I will keep trying. I know I am doing the right thing and will be ok. But I wanted to thank you for all you do, I was so encouraged by your session with Sean. – Megan

  2. Hi, I enjoyed your presentation. I fall between your # 2 and 4. I am taking Lexapro for 4 years. Want to get off. When I taper off, I have anxiety issues and cannot sleep. Big insomnia issues. Please help. I’m 75 years old.

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