Laughing Gas Might Lift Depression Symptoms
New research shows that nitrous oxide, commonly called laughing gas, could be a fast and effective treatment for clinical depression.By Rosie Newberry | December 10, 2014
A new study is breathing life into the treatment of clinical depression where traditional medicines fail.
Published in the journal Biological Psychiatry, researchers found nitrous oxide improved depression symptoms in two-thirds of patients studied.
You might better recognize nitrous oxide by its more common name — laughing gas, the same stuff you might be given at your dentist's office for small procedures. (Video via YouTube / yellowpages)