Recently I attended the “International Congress of Natural Medicine” with global thought leaders on the topic of depression, mental health, dementia and ageing. The conference started off with a moving video on some of the statistics of depression and anxiety. To be honest it brought me to tears.
The belief that depression, anxiety and other mental health conditions are triggered by an imbalance in neurotransmitters like serotonin in the brain is so deeply entrenched within our culture that it seems ludicrous to be even questioning it. As popular and sacred as this theory