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6X increase in Vitamin D and Depression studies

PubMed indicates that Depression & "Vitamin D" is becoming very popular:

Depression Clinical trials are being stopped for various reasons

20 Most-visited pages in Depression category in Vitamin D Life

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7681 Depression 31478
10 Nov, 2019 18:52
admin Depression
3315 Hypothesis: Some Mental Illness could be treated or prevented with vitamin D 23911
24 Jul, 2016 12:48
admin Depression
Treatment by Vitamin D
Top news
6247 ALL of the top 10 health problems of women are associated with low vitamin D 23558
30 Jan, 2019 18:37
admin Cardiovascular
Cancer - Breast
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5777 Suicide associated with low vitamin D 18222
13 Nov, 2019 18:56
admin Depression
5764 Just 1500 IU of Vitamin D significantly helps Prozac – RCT March 2013 16115
14 Jun, 2016 02:26
admin Depression
1052 Hypothesis - Reduce insomnia with vitamin D 13052
13 Oct, 2010 21:55
admin Depression
537 Prisoners have very low vitamin D and get TB, influenza, and depression 11900
11 Nov, 2019 18:39
admin Deficiency of Vitamin D
4658 First episode psychosis associated with a 33 percent lower vitamin D in 3 races – Sept 2013 11438
09 Dec, 2017 16:17
admin Depression
5082 Children with mental disorders have somewhat less vitamin D levels (graph) Jan 2014 11152
23 Feb, 2014 12:45
admin Depression
5252 Anti-depression medication about as good as big increase in vitamin D – meta-analysis of flawless data April 2014 10595
09 Oct, 2016 08:35
admin Depression
Meta-analysis of Vitamin D
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4028 Fewest Google searches for Mental Health when there is lots of vitamin D from the sun – May 2013 10169
29 Apr, 2013 20:21
admin Depression
Top news
4757 Reduced depression with single 300,000 IU injection of vitamin D – RCT June 2013 9806
18 Sep, 2017 17:15
admin Depression
Top news
3608 Suicide 2X more likely with low vitamin D (in military) – Jan 2013 9772
15 Aug, 2015 15:50
admin Depression
2439 Teens no longer depressed after vitamin D raised to 36 ng – Feb 2012 8956
02 May, 2018 19:17
admin Depression
317 Chicago Sun Times on vitamin D: Depression, chest pain, fibromyalgia, Holick, 3000 IU without test - May 2010 7689
15 Jul, 2015 17:04
admin Deficiency of Vitamin D
5274 Tricyclic antidepressants reduce the active but not the normally measured form of vitamin D in seniors – April 2014 7642
15 Sep, 2017 11:20
admin Depression
Top news
5075 Serotonin regulated by Vitamin D – part 1 autism – Feb 2014 7640
26 Aug, 2017 13:16
admin Depression
21 Jun, 2018 18:42
admin Bone - Health
Vitamin D and Magnesium
Cystic Fibrosis
838 An Exploratory Study of Postpartum Depression and Vitamin D - May 2010 7590
23 Jan, 2018 22:29
admin Pregnancy
5731 Your health has a symbiotic relationship with 100 Trillion Bacteria – Mercola Aug 2014 7518
28 Aug, 2014 11:39
admin Depression
Antibiotics, probiotics

Pages listed in BOTH the categories Intervention AND Depression

Pages listed in BOTH the categories Depression and Meta-analysis

Pages listed in BOTH the categories Depression and Pregnancy

F.D.A. Approves First Drug for Postpartum Depression New York Times March 2019

  • "The medication works quickly, within 48 hours. But it’s an expensive infusion and requires a stay in a medical center."
  • 60 hours of infusion >$20,000 for just the drug. Was found to be only better than a placebo

Veterans Agency to Offer New Depression Drug, Despite Cost and Safety Concerns NYT June 2019

  • $5,000 for a full course of treatment. Spravato is a nasal-spray used twice a week for 4 weeks. Generic spay costs less than $100 for a full treatment
  • "F.D.A. approval requires that people taking Spravato be monitored in a doctor’s office for at least two hours, and their experience entered in a registry"

Pages listed in BOTH the categories Depression and Omega-3

Pages listed in BOTH the categories Depression and Magnesium

Pages listed in BOTH the categories Depression and Seniors

Pages listed in BOTH the categories Depression and Inflammation

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  • The Chemical Imbalance Myth and Antidepressant Harm Mercola Sept 2019
    • Peter C. Gøtzsche, a Danish physician-researcher, Gøtzsche helped found the Cochrane Collaboration in 1993
    • Wrote: "Deadly Medicines and Organized Crime: How Big Pharma Has Corrupted Healthcare - 2013
    • Wrote "Survival in an Overmedicated World: Look Up the Evidence Yourself" 2019
    • all of the 22 (depression) papers came to the conclusion that "the drugs were not beneficial in the long term."
  • Mercola 2018 Intro to Depression, with links to details has some on Vitamin D
  • Mercola June 2019
    "7% of the (US) adult population, experienced at least one major depressive episode in 2017."
    "...World Health Organization, depression is the leading cause of ill health and disability worldwide, and increased 18% between 2005 and 2015"
    "...Among seniors over the age of 65, only 14.3% met the criteria (major depressive episode)
    "Studies comparing the drugs to placebo found 20 to 40 out of 100 found relief from placebo alone, while 40 to 60 out of 100 reported improvement on an antidepressant after six to eight weeks"


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