Treating depression is no laughing matter. Or is it?

Epilepsy Talk

When you think of treating depression, your mind often goes to antidepressant pills, pills, and more pills. Sometimes all for naught.

According to research published in the World Journal of Psychiatry, up to 15% of people diagnosed with depression don’t respond to traditional medication.

And around 35% say that antidepressants only offer partial relief from widely available treatments, highlighting the need for medication that works in different ways.

Now, groundbreaking research points to a new possibility.

It blew my mind. I think it will astound you, too.

Believe it or not, laughing gas is the answer.

Nope, I’m not kidding.

You might have been given laughing gas (nitrous oxide) during a dentalprocedure, or even while giving birth.

It’s a mild sedative gas that slows down the nervous system and dulls pain, making patients feel more at ease and less inhibited.

Despite its “laughing gas” reputation, patients who receive…

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