Could magnesium help treat depression?

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Millions of Americans suffer with depression – and traditional medications used to treat the illness are expensive, and can have a lot of side effects. New research from the University of Vermont shows that over-the-counter magnesium could be effective to treat mild to moderate depression.
In their weekly conversation, WHYY’s Maiken Scott and psychologist Dan Gottlieb discuss the findings.

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