Also known as ‘happy pill’, Prozaic is a well known antidepressant, anti anxiety medicine of the SSRI class. It maintains serotonin levels in brain, a nerve ‘happy’ chemical for the feeling of well being. Ignatia Amara in homeopathy is known as the ‘natural prozaic’ as its effectiveness in treating depression associated with suppressed grief has been proven through clinical practice
Side effects of SSRIs (Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors) and SNRIs
- feeling agitated, shaky or anxious
- feeling and being sick.
- indigestion and stomach aches.
- diarrhoea or constipation.
- loss of appetite.
- not sleeping well (insomnia), or feeling very sleepy.
Side effects of antidepressants in males – Common side effects in men include decreased libido and difficulty getting an erection. Some men have trouble maintaining an erection. Men taking antidepressants also report delayed or blocked orgasm
Side effects of antidepressants in females – Potential side effects include nausea, dry mouth, sweating, headache, decreased appetite, insomnia, increased blood pressure, and sexual dysfunction
What is the best natural anti depressant free of side effects?
Ignatia Amara is considered a natural anti depressent for its main sphere of action on mental complaints of grief, anxiety and depression backed by clinical records. This homeopathic remedy is prepared from the finely powdered dry seeds of St. Ignatius Bean. It is well suited to sensitive, delicate women and children, those with a sensitive, excitable, nervous temperament. It works very well to treat depression and runs no risk of causing dependency. Ignatia helps patients suffering depression along with sadness caused by a recent event. The person needing this medicine shows a desire for loneliness and may have weeping spells.It acts on depression by removingsubconscious imprints of grief from the mind. Its use for treatment is indicated in cases of clinical depression where grief is more apparent than rage. It is therefore a good alternative substitute for mainstream antidepressants medicines. Available in pills, drops, tablets form.
Is it a natural alternative to Prozac for anxiety?
Ignatia Amara is often called the ‘Natural Prozac,’ it is suited to oeple who tends to feel anxious as if something bad, terrible has happened or some misfortune is about to happen. He/she has headache from anxiety episodes. A ‘paradoxical mental state’ is often indicative of this medicine, where the affected person displays rapid mood swings – moving from happiness to melancholy in a short span of time.