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Living with depression directory

Living with depression can be a challenging experience, but there are ways to boost your mood. Strategies include: staying active with regular exercise; interacting socially with friends and family; limiting alcohol which is a depressant; establishing a routine including eating healthy food and eating regularly; and seeking help from your GP or a local support group, especially if you feel you cannot cope. Other treatments may include talk therapy, self-help or anti-depressant medicines. Follow the links below to find BootsWebMD's comprehensive coverage about living with depression and much more.

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Thumbnail: Depressed? Take a look at your diet

A diet containing large quanities of processed food and food high in fat may cause depression

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Thumbnail: Non-drug treatments for depression

Depression is one of the most common illnesses in the UK. Some people will be offered antidepressant medicines, and for many people these are helpful. But what are the alternatives, and do they work?

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