Long Term Rehabilitation for D...

Addiction to being sober for long is not a cakewalk. It takes a lot of courage, determination and strength to achieve it. If you have been a drug or alcohol addict and you are over it now then thank and congratulate yourself because you deserve one. If you are not able to get over it […]

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BIPOLAR DISORDER FACTS

This blog is a compilation of the common questions asked by patients with bipolar disorder and their family members.  It is completely for the knowledge, short-term recovery, and most importantly to imbibe self-confidence for the individuals that – You’re not alone! I read that ‘people with bipolar disorder can’t switch to normal life again‘ is […]

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What is sniffing addiction?

Sniffing is an act of inhaling substance right from the container of the substance. Sniffing involves either pouring or spraying a substance on a cloth and holding that soaked cloth to the nose or placing it in the mouth. And bagging is where fumes from the substance are trapped in a bag and then held […]

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Celebrities with Bipolar Disor...

‘Like seriously!!!???’ We do say “what?!”, “really!?”, “OMG!!!”; when we are surprised. When we know something new we are surprised, and when we know about the famous faces, this expression is magnified and the news goes viral. Especially celebrities with an illness like bipolar disorder. Do these faces look familiar to you? Yes, these faces […]

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Ice Addiction

Crystal meth, commonly known as ice, is now considered one of the most dangerous drugs (Ice addiction). Ice is the purest form of the drug methamphetamine. Smoking ice is considered to be the most addictive form of intake. It causes severe damage, both physical and mental, to the abuser. Like any other form of addiction, […]

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Symptoms of Depression

Depression

                                                  Is it Depression?

 

Everyone feels sad and a bit low now and then. But do you know this sadness can be life-destroying. How do you know that you are battling depression? Feeling sad or unhappy doesn’t always mean that you are in a depression. Suffering from depression is dealing with major depressive episodes.

 

Most of them don’t identify the major symptoms, with an envelope of hopelessness and sadness. But what if they get stomach aches or suddenly feel dizzy? Will they keep suffering without recognizing that it is depression?

 

Specific signs determine whether you are experiencing sadness or depression in your life. Knowing that these dark symptoms are the result of depression is the first and foremost step to recovery. Here are some of the warning indications to tell you whether you need a treatment-

 

Depression Symptoms-

 

Depression is not just changing in mood swings or an indication of weakness. It is a real medical psychiatric condition with various physical, emotional, cognitive, and behavioral symptoms. Here they are-

  • Constant feeling sadness and unhappiness, almost every day
  • Feeling of hopelessness or worthlessness, excessive guilt
  • Dark feelings of self-harm or suicidal thoughts
  • Loss of pleasure or interest in favorite activities
  • Lower energy levels
  • Psychological impairment
  • Physical pains and aches with no specific physical cause
  • Insomnia or sometimes it’s hypersomnia
  • Change in weight
  • Change in appetite
  • Impression or a feeling of restlessness
  • Difficulty focusing or making decisions
  • Isolating social events and activities which you normally enjoy
  • Anxiety and agitation.

 

Getting help is much Important!

 

Did you know depression is often related to the suicide deaths? Yes, according to the centers for the Disease Control and Prevention it is estimated that more than 4,20,000 people commit suicide due to depression every year.

 

Millions of people suffer from depression in spite of the treatment options being available to treat it. From lifestyle changes to various medications. Whichever treatment path you choose, seeking a professional help is the safe step to get back or regain yourself.

If you or your loved one is depressed or think may self-harm or commit suicide, it is advisable to seek the right treatment by consulting a mental health professional. If you come across or experience any of the above lists of symptoms of depression provided and you are affecting your life, then do not hesitate to seek a help for you may be suffering from depression badly.

 

Get help right away! Visit www.cadabams.org or Call us @+91 96111 94949 to talk to our counselor and explore best treatment options for depression.

 

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