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Pristiq: Weight Gain or Weight Loss? Causes & Individual Factors.

Pristiq (Desvenlafaxine) is a drug that was approved for the treatment of major depression in 2007. It functions as an SNRI (serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor) and increases extracellular levels of two neurotransmitters. In addition to treating depression, it is also being investigated as a non-hormonal approach to treating menopause. This drug is considered very similar to …

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GeneSight: Genetic Test Predicts Best & Worst Antidepressants for Each Person

It’s no secret that depression is becoming one of the biggest epidemics in the United States and throughout the world. Many people suffer from mental illnesses, but depression is a condition that seems to affect everyone at some point in their lives. Unfortunately there is no pill that will cure depression, but there are various …

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