By Southington, CT Chiropractor Dr. Robert Shaw
For decades psychiatrists have used shock therapy to treat cases of depression that haven’t been helped by antidepressant medications, and in recent years the treatment — now known as electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) — has experienced something of a revival. Roughly 100,000 people in the U.S. now receive it each year.
The future of ECT is in doubt, however. On Thursday, a Food and Drug Administration (FDA) advisory panel will meet to consider whether the machines used in ECT should be more tightly regulated than they are now.
Would you rather get zapped out of your depression, or address the cause of the problem. Talk about barbaric! The good news is you have an alternative. I’ve personally witnessed near miraculous results with patients ditching their antidepressant meds receiving specific, upper cervical care. And the best part, NO SHOCKING involved! If you know someone who needs help with their depression, please refer them in. I’d love the opportunity to help them. – Dr. Rob