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IGNORED depression accomplice… REVEALED! [Not just ‘in your head’]

What began as “the blues” has gotten a little DARKER…

And you’re worried that your chronic sadness has become full-blown depression.

Your doc could prescribe you some mood meds…

But those “happy pills” could do the UNIMAGINABLE…

They could make you FEEL WORSE!

The sad truth is that too many mainstream docs have gotten a little lazy… and depend too much on getting their patients to pop pills for their mood problems…

Instead of getting to the root cause.

Turns out, there’s an all-too-common PHYSICAL problem that’s closely tied with major depression.

And it’s a HUGE mistake to try to treat the two conditions separately.

Friend, if you’ve got type 2 diabetes… here’s why you also might be MAJORLY depressed!

Double trouble

Research reveals 2 truths which may SEEM contradictory:

  • Diabetes leads to major depression.
  • Major depression leads to diabetes.

If you ask me, it doesn’t really matter whether the chicken or the egg came first.

What you need to know is that when these 2 conditions pair up… it could lead to LOSS of independence…

Memory loss…

And even a GREATER risk of death!

Fortunately, the science shows that getting your depression under control could help IMPROVE your diabetes…

And improving your diabetes could help you feel LESS DEPRESSED!

Diabetes and depression actually share quite a bit in common – and it’s not just how high blood sugar could affect the brain.

BOTH of these are associated with excess inflammation levels…

And BOTH could activate what’s known as the hypothalamic–pituitary–adrenal (HPA) axis.

The HPA axis is a CRUCIAL aspect of the endocrine system – and it’s one of the ways that your body and brain talk to each other.

In fact, it helps regulate your physical reaction to stress.

When something goes WRONG with it… it could UNLEASH a flood of stress hormones…

And make you feel depressed!

And what could IMPAIR the function of your HPA axis?


Likewise, HPA axis dysregulation could also mess with your body’s production of insulin – the hormone that helps keep your blood sugar in check.

And that could create a vicious cycle.

That’s why the HPA axis has become a target for researchers looking for the answer to both diabetes AND depression.

In fact, there’s something that ZEROES IN on the HPA axis that appears to help in each of these 2 conditions.

It’s called leptin – and it’s the hormone that normally signals a feeling of fullness to your brain.

LOW levels of it have been found in depressive study subjects…

And ELEVATING leptin levels has shown to help BOOST mood!

Scientists even think leptin may be one of the reasons why mood disorders and obesity are linked.

Here’s the kicker…

Sometimes, bodies could develop a RESISTANCE to leptin. In fact, leptin resistance could go hand-in-hand with insulin resistance.

Which means a diabetic could have PLENTY of leptin… but not be able to REAP its benefits…

And feel depressed.

Now, this science is pretty new. Researchers have only known about leptin for about 30 years!

But you may want to consider incorporating some strategies for OPTIMIZING your body’s ability to produce and use leptin.

Those include:

  • getting enough sleep
  • exercising, which could actually REVERSE leptin resistance
  • reducing excess inflammatory markers, like C-reactive protein, which could interfere with leptin

I’m betting it’s no coincidence that all 3 of those strategies could also help ELEVATE your mood… and MANAGE your diabetes.

There’s another strategy you could try… and this one involves taking supplements.

Because there are 2 nutrients that have been found to affect the HPA axis…

And they’re BOTH known for helping in the battle against blood sugar woes AND the blues.

I’m talking aboutberberine… and quercetin.

If you’re interested in trying one of them, talk to your doc to make sure it won’t interact with any drugs or supplements you might already be taking.

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