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Why Do Antidepressants Take So Long To Work? [Video]

Why Do Antidepressants Take So Long To Work?

Antidepressants can take anywhere from 2 -6 weeks to see a therapeutic effect. You may notice a little improvement sooner than that, but the usual is weeks.

There’s a couple reasons for this. The first is due to the way the drug works. Medications have to reach a steady state in your body before you can get a reliable effect. It takes approximately 5 half-lives to reach steady state. If you have a medication that has a half-life of 24 hours, it takes five days to reach steady state.

A second reason has to do with the delayed effect the increase in serotonin has on your thoughts. You have the increased serotonin, then a delay, then you have the downstream neuroadaptive effects which is reducing and increasing various receptors, then you have a change in mood that causes a change in emotional bias.

A cognitive model of depression is that negative thinking both causes and perpetuates depression. When you’re depressed, you have more negative view of the world. Depression affects what you pay attention to. You’re more likely to notice negative facial expressions, spot negative cues in your environment and draw negative conclusions about things. This is referred to as a negative bias or negative valence.

Thoughts, feelings and behaviors are all connected. There’s still a model for endogenous depression where you develop depression soley based on brain changes. But we be still believe even that depression affects your thinking. It’s debatable as to which came first, depression illness or thought depressed thoughts. But the mind and the body are one. And the best approach to depression is to address them both equally. The mind approach would be through therapy or self-help measures to address your mindset and the body approach would be diet, exercise, sleep hygiene and medication if appropriate.

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References
Wilson SJ, Bell C, Coupland NJ, Nutt DJ. Sleep changes during long-term treatment of depression with fluvoxamine – a home-based study. Psychopharmacology 2000; 149: 360–5.

Harmer CJ, O’Sullivan U, Favaron E, Massey-Chase R, Ayres R, Reinecke A, Goodwin GM, Cowen PJ. Effect of acute antidepressant administration on negative affective bias in depressed patients. Am J Psychiatry. 2009 Oct;166(10):1178-84. doi: 10.1176/appi.ajp.2009.09020149. Epub 2009 Sep 15. PMID: 19755572.

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Go To Sleep With Thunder & Rain Sounds ☔ Relaxing Sound for Insomnia Symptoms 🌧/Disorders [Video]

In this videos:: Go to sleep with thunder ⛈ and rain sounds,Relaxing sound for insomnia symptoms and sleeping disorders. Fall asleep faster and stay sleep longer with thunder storms sounds. This soothing nature sounds with will creates a peaceful ambience for relaxation in your bedroom at night.if you suffer from insomnia or have a sleep disorders then this relaxing sleep video may be help. Lake of sleep associate with heart attacks,strokes, and diabetes. please always watching friends.https://youtu.be/8lt5-SpcIlo.

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Go to Sleep whith Thunder & Rain Sounds | Relaxing Sounds for Insomnia Symptoms & Sleeping Disorders [Video]

Go to sleep to the sound of thunder and rain. Relax sounds for symptoms of insomnia and sleep disorders. Fall asleep faster and sleep better with the sound of thunder. The sounds of nature that this film will create a peaceful atmosphere for relaxation in your bedroom at night. If you suffer from insomnia or have trouble sleeping then these relaxing sleep videos can help. Lack of sleep with heart attack, stroke, and diabetes. It also lowers your productivity, boosts your sex drive, and ages you faster. If you need to sleep faster and easier then these rain and thunder sounds can be the solution. These sleep sounds can also help help you see distracting backgrounds while you are studying or taking an exam. We really hope you enjoy this lightning video for insomnia and sleep relief.

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When the VA thought I might have sleep apnea, they arranged for me to have a home sleep study test. They sent me this kit from WatchPAT. It was the easiest, most simple device I've used in a very long time. This video first tells you how I used the machine, then I have included screenshots from the WatchPAT APP showing the step-by-step process to use this device. It was not uncomfortable to wear at all, and the next morning it quickly uploaded the data to their server and I guess VA had the completed report in 2 days, since they called me to set up a follow up appointment - which will be in October, but that' ok by me.The music in this video I purchased a license from POND5:Riding My Motorcycle by WAVEBRIGADE

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