Many myths exist about our health. After searching deeply, we can find common truths which help us to live a healthy life as well as be compassionate healers. It is well know that toxemia, stress, inflammation and challenges to the immune system are the cause of most diseases. These issues cause blockages. Depression is not an exception and there is ample data to support this. In his latest book, The Truth about Depression, it is an Immune System Issue, Joseph Lucier AOBTA gives this focused essay and research allowing us to quickly and easily understand and treat depression more effectively.