Do you want help with your depression? The Epigenetics Healing Center recommends that you start with the appropriate testing. You need to know why your depression is happening, it’s not just as simple as going to your doctor and getting an antidepressant to solve it temporarily. Yes, taking an antidepressant may work for a little while, but, it’s not a real, sustainable solution.
You need a solution that is attainable, sustainable, and permanent — functional medicine offers that by addressing the root cause.
Getting to the Root Cause of Depression
One way The Epigenetics Healing Center tests for depression is by conducting the most in-depth stool samples in the world. By doing this, we can discover both the microbiome and the bacteria affecting your blood/brain balance.
Research shows that your gut is your second brain and can control many different diseases and the ability to fight them off. This is why we run tests to make sure we fully understand everything that’s going on in there.
Problems that can Cause Depression
There are several known genetic issues that can cause or promote depression that we look out for:
- BH4 (Tetrahydrobiopterin)
This occurs when your body turns tryptophan into serotonin and melatonin, or, kerosene into dopamine so you can feel pleasure.
- DHFR (Dihydrofolate Reductase)
This is the process of circling around and recycling the BH4 pathway. Issues with DHFR can also cause depression or symptoms of depression to arise.
- MTHFR (Methylenetetrahydrofolate Reductase)
This is how you methylate to create happiness; it also assists with cardiovascular disease, assists in cleansing your liver, helps protect from certain types of cancers, and reduces the inflammatory process.
The above are just a few examples of different issues that can arise in patients to cause depression. There are many more unmentioned ones that require specific testing to discover. This is why working with a trained functional medicine practitioner is important when looking to naturally combat your depression.
The Epigenetics Healing Center Can Help
The Epigenetics Healing Center looks at your diet, lifestyle, habits, and everything in between. With our guidance and your dedication, you don’t have to spin your wheels any longer with conventional medical doctors. We know you can nip this thing in the bud and get it done with our guidance. Dr. Goodbinder would love to help you.
Dr. Goodbinder at The Epigenetics Healing Center is here to find the root cause of your depression. He can help cater a diet plan that works for you and that will combat inflammation from occurring in your body. Stop trying to combat your depression with drugs and solve the issue the natural way.
If you suffer from depression or other chronic illness, Dr. Goodbinder’s program may be the most effective solution you have ever come across. Contact us today!
Jay Goodbinder DC DABCI is a doctor in Overland Park, KS who serves patients in surrounding Kansas City areas, cities across the United States, and in several countries around the world.