Current treatment is largely centred around restoring mood-boosting chemicals in the brain, such as serotonin, but experts now think an overactive immune system triggers inflammation throughout the entire body, sparking feelings of hopelessness, unhappiness and fatigue.
Interesting. If you know someone who suffers from depression are they generally healthy, especially compared to others without depression?
Depression is a physical illness which could be treated with anti-inflammatory drugs, scientists suggest
Depression could be treated using anti-inflammatory drugs, scientists now believe, after determining that it is a physical illness caused by a faulty immune system.