How I got addicted to Alcohol?

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Depression or Sadness- how do ...

Nobody would welcome the feelings of dejection or sadness, but feeling low can sometimes feel like a  normal emotion, and a natural response to disappointment or loss. But it is vital to note that if this sadness persists for a long duration of time, it can be devastating. However, depression is a mental health condition […]

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Marijuana: Herbal or addictive...

Over the last decade, the use of marijuana has grown popular across various countries and so brings the never-ending debate of whether marijuana is healthy or not. On one hand there are progressive cannabis supporters looking at the health benefits of it while on the other hand of this ever-growing divide are people who fear […]

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Symptoms of Depression | Major Depression Treatments

 

                                                 

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 favourite 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 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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