Cymbalta ( Duloxetine ) : A Serotonin Norepinephrine Reuptake Inhibitor ( Snri )

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CYMBALTA (DULOXETINE) Cymbalta (Duloxetine) is a Serotonin Norepinephrine Reuptake Inhibitor (SNRI) use to treat depression (Breggin, 2013). There are several therapeutic and biological alternatives being implemented to control hopelessness. Many researcher are recommending other types of treatments before psychotropic therapy is implemented (O 'Mathuna & Larimore, 2010). Some of the therapeutic alternatives are Reflexology, Craniosacral Therapy (CST), Acupuncture, Exercise, Meditation and Direct Amino Acid Therapy Maintenance (Keegan, 2001). St John’s Wort, Passionflower, Valerian and Omega 3 fatty acids are a few of the biological options available to combat depression (Keegan, 2001). The dietary supplements tryptophan and 5-HTP work to fight unhappiness as well. Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) is growing popularity in our society many individuals are relying on this type of treatment because of cost, availability and no prescription required an Over-The-Counter medication (O 'Mathuna & Larimore, 2010). CAM works just as well if not better than biomedicine (Micozzi, 2014). The body will heal itself and the fundamentals of CAM can unite the mind, body and soul (Keegan, 2001). Alternative approaches to identify and treat depression are useful because they are based on premise that all things exist in relationship to everything else (Micozzi, 2014). The body functions as one entity to maintain homeostasis (Keegan, 2001).…
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