#4 – FolateA low folate level has been proven to significantly lessen the potency of antidepressants. In fact, some enlightened psychiatrists prescribe folate for depression at this point. Most adults need a minimum of 400mcg daily, which can be consumed by eating plenty of dark leafy greens, citrus juices and fruits, legumes, and beans. #5 – IodineIodine is crucial to your thyroid function. Though it appears small, the thyroid affects almost every system in your body – your vitality, body temperature, metabolism, disease fighting capability, mind function, and more. When you are low on iodine, your thyroid function suffers, resulting in feelings of major depression among other symptoms. #6 – IronIt’s estimated that nearly 20 % of all women suffer from an iron insufficiency.Along with mental, emotional or spiritual stress which might come from family, work or associations related issues. Excessive stimulation, especially for children, working too hard and fast-paced, fear-based, high-stress lifestyles are common causes also. Other stressors, especially living in cities, can be noise, cell phones, electromagnetic pollution, microwaves, televisions, and computers which all produce strong electrical areas and disrupt our very own natural electromagnetic field. Nutritional Deficiencies: Another common trigger is poor nutrition. The physical body needs far greater degrees of adequate nutrition when under high levels of stress.