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Should I Use Medication?
Many men are reluctant to use medication. They want to soldier on without pharmaceutical assistance. Soldiering on isn’t necessarily a bad idea. But that’s if it includes some effective self-help strategies.
And the truth is, there are lots of effective strategies for reducing stress, anxiety and depression – and improving mental health overall. This is very good news. Especially for men who are concerned about the side-effects of medications – not the least of which is erectile dysfunction often associated with antidepressant use.
There is a wide array of options for improving your mental health. And before you reach for some fashionable designer drug, there are a number of simple things that you can do to relieve your symptoms of stress, anxiety or depression and to feel better.
Are you looking for alternatives to medications for reducing stress, anxiety, and depression? There are other options. Click here to read my top 10 list – what I consider the first line of defense – for improving mental health.
Prevention Magazine asked me about questions people should ask themselves before they start taking antidepressants. Click here to read their interview with me.
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