For most of my life I rarely ever went to the doctor. I am now 48 years old and have never really been on any medication. I have worked out pretty much my whole life, I eat right and take lots of vitamins. But three months ago when I got blindsided with a terrible bout of depression and with overwhelming anxiety, I needed help. Anyone who has not experienced this phenomenon, does not understand. Seriously, if they understood, they would not say the the things they say. When I was convulsing in my bed, and my legs would not quit shaking, day in and day out, and nothing was working, I knew I needed to rethink some other alternatives.
I talked to my doctor, and homeopathic doctor, and they both agreed that I should take something short term until I could regain my strength and mind and work things out. So, I went on a drug called Lexapro, a small amount until I could get my body out of 4th gear. And stop the anxiety long enough to understand what else I needed to do.
I believe there are good herbal solutions out there. I use natural means as well. But I do glorify God for the common grace and blessing of modern medicine.
Anyway, just some thoughts..