Do I have treatment-resistant depression?

If you find that your depression medication isn’t working, you may be starting to feel anxious or frustrated. Trying a series of new medications can be a drain on anyone, especially if you’re still dealing with the symptoms of depression.

If the antidepressant you’re taking for depression doesn’t seem to be helping, you could start to feel nervous or frustrated. Anyone who is still experiencing the effects of depression may find it draining to continuously try new drugs. If you’re wondering why it’s so difficult to find a treatment that helps, remember that you’re not the only one.

It can take some time to find a treatment that works for you, even while many people do respond to typical depression therapies like medication, talk therapy, or a combination of the two. Some people finally realize that their depression is not improving with medicine and that it may be time to seek out a new form of treatment. If it applies to you, you might have depression that is resistant to treatment (TRD). Continue reading to find out what TRD is and what to do if you believe you might have it.

If you’re asking why you can’t find a medication that works, know that you are far from the only person asking this question. Read on to find out about new options like transcranial magnetic stimulation and how it could help.

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