When Drugs and Therapy Don't Cure Depression, Running Will
October 01, 2009
Writing for the Washington Post, Daniele Seiss describes how running saved her life. Like many depression sufferers, she started with therapy. When that didn't work, mammoth cocktails of medications were added: a tricyclic antidepressant, SSRI and SNRI medications.
But therapy proved emotionally draining and often left her feeling worse. The medications were either ineffective or lost their effectiveness over time, and they often had terrible side effects that made normal life impossible.
And then she discovered running. She soon experienced dramatic improvement in her mood and her life. To read her full story, click on the link below.