Pharmacogenetics and depression – Taking the guesswork out of treating mood disorders

Antidepressant medication is a commonly used treatment for people suffering from mood and anxiety disorders. However, it is estimated that approximately half of patients commenced on such treatment do not notice any improvement in their symptoms, with even less noticing a complete resolution of their symptoms (1). The way in which individuals respond to, and […]

Postnatal Depression

3 months after giving birth is considered the riskiest time to develop symptoms of Postnatal Depression, although women may develop symptoms during pregnancy or within the first 2-4 weeks after giving birth. Several factors increase the risk of a mum to develop Postnatal Depression, such as: If you have a past history depression, the pressures […]