Clinical depression is defined as feeling hopeless, helpless, guilty, ashamed and alone.
75-90% of depression cases also have a high stress component.
In today's podcast, Dr.Martin discusses the role cortisol plays in depression.
He will discuss the 2 areas of the brain that are affected by high cortisol, how cortisol affects the thyroid and other hormones and common symptoms of depression he's seen clinically.
He will also briefly discuss the effect the pandemic will have on depression cases.
Are you or someone you love suffering with depression? Don't miss this episode!