It appears you have not yet Signed Up with our community. To Sign Up for free, please click here....

Depression Message Board

Beat the Blues

Post New Thread   Closed Thread
LinkBack Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 05-09-2006, 05:03 AM   #1
Join Date: May 2006
Location: manchester
Posts: 1
kippemranbike HB User
Talking Beat the Blues

Hi all, there is a new form of treatment out there for beating the blues and depression. It is not really well heard of but it is called Beat the Blues, by a company called Ultrasis. Only problem is, doctors would rather send us packing with a prescription for Seroxant or something.

Lets get this new treatment available all over, ask your doctor or GP for details of Beat the Blues. It is drug free. From what I have hear it works on a computer. It must be better than taking a tablet all the time.

You have nothing to lose from Asking for information.

Good luck all.

Sponsors Lightbulb
Old 05-09-2006, 06:41 AM   #2
Join Date: Jul 2004
Posts: 323
joebloggs2 HB Userjoebloggs2 HB User
Re: Beat the Blues

It sounds like a text file that tells you to do exercise and eat right. From experience, some people are just chemically imbalanced, and need drugs to feel like others feel.

Old 05-09-2006, 10:42 AM   #3
Join Date: Jan 2006
Location: Adrian, MI, USA
Posts: 417
Spin444 HB User
Re: Beat the Blues

I agree that some people are sadder than others, but since there's no evidence that an imbalance in brain chemistry causes depression, trying to treat it is a huge and dangerous guessing game. Unlike most "diseases" there's no way to test for imbalances or what a drug is doing to our brains.

I've known a LOT of people who never tried exercise, a good diet, cutting out alcohol, had blood work done and on and on before they get put on antidepressants. I've been on depression message boards for 6 years and it's very, very rare for doctors to try to heal people naturally first. They don't even suggest these approaches or warn about alcohol, pot, caffeine, etc. They figure that people are too lazy, stubborn or weak to make changes, so prescribe drugs.

Old 05-09-2006, 03:53 PM   #4
Join Date: Aug 2005
Posts: 30
NR15 HB User
Re: Beat the Blues

May not be a compelling case for the monoamine hypothesis for depr, but there is scientific evidence that serotonin pathways - and whatever governs them - are implicated in MDD. And there is a wealth of information on specific drugs' effect on the brain. It's just not something you can easily find unless you read medical or scientific journals.

Example, study published recently states p11 gene that codes for the 1B serotonin receptor is underexpressed in depressed rats (shared by humans I assume):
[url] bstract&list_uids=16400147&query_hl=1&it ool=pubmed_docsum[/url]

Closed Thread

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Board Replies Last Post
Heavy pounding heart beat link to acid reflux sparkyireland Acid Reflux / GERD 36 08-21-2009 09:03 AM
Post partum depression/extreme baby blues? JenW67 Postpartum Depression (PPD) 4 07-01-2008 05:11 AM
Anyone have tips for post-holiday blues? Angel31 Depression 3 12-27-2007 08:34 PM
christmas blues whiskey Bipolar Disorder 10 12-12-2003 08:53 PM
Post Wedding Blues Lil' S Relationship Health 12 11-14-2003 10:10 AM
The Mommy Blues? Shmolissa Parenting Issues 3 11-09-2003 04:30 PM
baby blues lil'momma Pregnancy 3 10-29-2003 09:15 PM
I've got the can't have anymore baby blues!!! jorpey'smom Pregnancy 3 07-10-2003 08:21 AM
Singing the Blues - I feel better now - Thanks LisaG890 Epilepsy 4 06-25-2003 06:48 PM

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Sign Up Today!

Ask our community of thousands of members your health questions, and learn from others experiences. Join the conversation!

I want my free account

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 11:40 PM.

Site owned and operated by™
© 1998-2018™ All rights reserved.
Do not copy or redistribute in any form!