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Depression Strikes Today’s Teen Girls Especially Hard

It's tough to be a teenager. Hormones kick in, peer pressures escalate and academic expectations loom large. Kids become more aware of their environment in the teen years - down the block and online. The whole mix of changes can increase stress, anxiety and the risk of depression among all teens, research has long shown.

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Dr. Sears Comments:

Dr. Barry Sears
Outside of using only a flip-phone, I would recommend the use of high-dose fish to reduce the severity of major depression as I have already demonstrated (McNamara RK, Perry M, and Sears, B. “Dissociation of C-reactive protein levels from long-chain omega-3 fatty acid status and anti-depressant response in adolescents with major depressive disorder: an open-label dose-ranging trial.” J Nutr Therapeutics 2:235-243 (2013))

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