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…show more content…
Both may be useful in controlling depression in adults. Reflexology is the application of pressure to the feet to simulate pressure sensors triggering relaxation response throughout the body (Pitman & Mackenzie, 2002). CST aids in the circulation of cerebrospinal fluid with the assistance of massage therapy (Upledger, 2001). Both types of therapy restores homeostasis in the body. Reflexology This therapy is used to treat depression, relieve tension and improve circulation (Pitman & Mackenzie, 2002). It also helps to restore the natural functions in different organs. Healthy cells are rejuvenated in the body. Stressors can be eliminated and/or reduced which brings positive cognitive thoughts and emotions (Pitman & Mackenzie, 2002). Reflexology helps to restore neurotransmitter imbalances which may cause depression and other mental disorders (Pitman & Mackenzie, 2002). Once the hormones are release calmness and serenity returns giving the individual the ability to handle problems. Craniosacral Therapy (CST) Craniosacral Therapy is a technique that uses massage to apply pressure to simulate circulation in the brain and spinal regions (Upledger, 2001). This therapy works by the notion the body is one component and each parts needs the other in order to function properly (Upledger, 2001). Craniosacral treatment brings relaxation to the
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