nearly 1 in 10 Americans report that they are currently suffering from some form of depression. Further, the Anxiety and Depression Association of America reports that a staggering 18% of the U.S. population suffers from some form of anxiety disorder. Meanwhile, Americans are spending tens of billions of dollars each year on prescription anti-depressant medication. These drugs often times cause dependencies and carry other risky side effects.
There are many alternative, natural, and safe remedies for depression that you may not get from your doctor. In this first article in a series on depression, we will take a look at the cheapest and easiest anti-depressant you can get - natural sunlight.