Approximately 9.5% of the American population suffers from depression each year. Depression is a serious illness that affects daily life and destroys families. This is a disease that controls the mind and its functions, leading to loss of appetite, insomnia, mood swings and a strong sense of despair.
Depressive symptoms are diverse and their severity changes over time. Moreover, according to experts, depression may be a genetic disease, or it may be caused by a life-threatening disease or stress. Other causes are certain diseases, drugs, drugs, alcohol or mental illness. Women are more likely to suffer from depression than men. This is due to hormone swings, menstrual cycle changes, pregnancy, miscarriage, pre- and post-menopausal
Common symptoms are:
1. Unshakable sadness, anxiety or emptiness.
2. Despair Despair is accompanied by pessimism.
3. Extremely, helpless, no sense of self-worth.
4. Energy loss, slower metabolism and lower activity level. Suffering from constant fatigue.
5. A sense of helplessness, as well as a feeling of increasing inability to concentrate and indecision.
6. Insomnia and extreme insomnia.
7. Weight loss or weight gain is inexplicable. Caused by loss of appetite or eating.
8. Contemplation and suicidal tendencies.
9. Irritability, grumpiness and restlessness.
10. Physical discomfort, such as headache, digestive system disease and chronic pain, without special cause.
If you experience any of the above conditions and there is a significant change in behavior, please consult your doctor. He will conduct a thorough examination for you to rule out the physical causes of depression and any underlying medical problems. Then, if necessary, he will recommend that you consult a psychiatrist or psychologist.
Deal with things and try to eliminate negative emotions. Get rid of the tiredness, worthlessness and desperation in life. Change your life by setting some goals. Try to relax, meditate and enjoy music. Start a new activity and absorb your time and interest. Go out to meet people and participate in group activities. Avoid getting along with negative people. Make up your mind to watch movies, play ball, family outings, picnics or trekking. Be positive, confident, and confident in yourself. Faith itself is a great healer. Decided to make your world better. However, be sure to follow the doctor’s advice. Treatment can include antidepressants, psychotherapy, and lifestyle changes. In extreme cases, electroconvulsive therapy or phototherapy is required.
If your depression escalates or you are suicidal seek help from your family physician or health care provider. Do call a local health department, a community mental health center, or hospital or clinic. Someone will extend a helping hand and talk you through the crisis.
If your depression escalates or you commit suicide, please seek help from your family doctor or healthcare provider. Please call your local health department, community mental health center or hospital or clinic. Someone will lend a helping hand to get through the crisis with you.