Beat Depression with St. John's Wort

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Prima Pub., 1997 - Health & Fitness - 212 pages
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Looking for a safe, reliable treatment for depression? Then you should know about St. John's wort. This amazing herb is comparable to Prozac and other prescription drugs in treating mild to moderate depression—without the drugs' drastic side effects.

In this easily readable yet solidly researched book, Steven Bratman, M.D., describes the experiences of his own patients and the results of clinical studies worldwide. He explains:

• What St. John's wort is and how it helps fight depression
• Its record of success without dangerous side effects
• How to determine if it may be effective for you
• Where to buy it and what to look for on the label

This is the one book you need on nature's strongest weapon in the fight against depression.

About the Author
Steven Bratman, M.D.,
is a licensed, practicing medical doctor with extensive additional training in natural therapies. The author of The Alternative Medicine Source Book, he is a pragmatic advocate of the best in both conventional and alternative approaches to health and healing.

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Contents

The Symptoms of Depression
8
What Causes Depression?
32
A Safe and Effective Alternative
68
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About the author (1997)

Steven Bratman, M.D., is a physician whose practice integrates the best of conventional and alternative medicine. Known for his unusually balanced, honest approach, he is the author of The Alternative Medicine Sourcebook (Lowell House, 1997) and Beat Depression with St. John's Wort (Prima, 1997). Dr. Bratman is the medical director for Integrative Medicine and Educational Programs at Prima Health.

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