SAMe augments antidepressants

Interesting article. The caveat with SAMe is that it may not be advisable with people diagnosed as bipolar. The caveat with antidepressants is that they are costly, have side effects experienced by many, some can be addictive and they may begin not to work (or actually cause depression). So if you ARE using such a medication, it may be smart to try SAMe to improve the profile.

SAM-e May Boost Effects of Antidepressants
SAM-e May Work as an Add-On Therapy in Treating Major Depression
By Denise Mann
WebMD Health News
Reviewed by Laura J. Martin, MD

Sept. 3, 2010 –SAM-e plus prescription antidepressants may spell relief for hard-to-treat depression, according to a new study published in the August 2010 issue of the American Journal of Psychiatry. Short for S-adenosyl methionine, SAM-e is a dietary supplement that is often used in the treatment of depression.

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