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A research journal published by  Hindawi says- The most common factor that generates alcohol addiction is depression. The individual who encounters depression often moves to alcohol abuse. Over the time the bond between depression and alcohol enhances to be an inseparable unit. Eventually, the individual becomes addicted. You might think it will ease the pain, […]

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My OCD Valentine

Am Geetha (name changed), a homemaker, mother of 2 children and wife of OCD survivor. On reading this you might have thought “how she could tell, her husband is an OCD”. this is the problem with our country and the same factor is the reason behind the lack of awareness. A straight and bold answer […]

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Foods for Reducing Alcohol Cra...

Alcohol addiction one of the most common mental health disorder in urban as well as rural areas. The journey towards quitting alcohol requires strength and resilience, right from the initial decision to quit and throughout the whole process. It is not only the nature of the addiction that makes the journey harder but also the […]

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What happens in your Brain dur...

Depression is a serious mental condition affecting the individual’s mood, feelings, thoughts and well being. They have changed their patterns of appetite and sleep. They would be unable to experience in pleasure in any activities and would possess a sense of hopelessness, helplessness, and worthlessness. These are all the observable changes in an individual with clinical […]

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Effective Ways to Reduce Your ...

Effective ways to reduce your alcohol consumption– Studies have always proven and doctors have always advocated that by reducing alcohol content you could live a long and a healthy life. But for a lot of us that it is a hard thing to achieve and on contrary we tend to consume large amounts of alcohol. […]

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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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