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Depends: There are several classes of antidepressant and anxiety medications. The best for you depends on your symptoms, your medical status, your family medical history, and emotional state. In addition, psychotherapy is often effective without medication. Consult a mental health professional. ...Read more
Depression is a mood disorder that can affect behavior and emotions. Symptoms of depression include feeling down most of the time, losing interest in previously enjoyable activities, increase or decrease in appetite or weight, sleeping more or less, becoming easily agitated or lethargic, feeling worthless, feeling guilty, having difficulty concentrating, thinking more about death and dying. Depression can sometimes result in suicidal thoughts and plans. In this case, emergent ...Read more
Unsure: While not really a depressant, marijuana may not help a person to feel motivated, which is often missing in depression! it might temporarily mask emotional pain, but in excess can lead to problems. Some research suggests it can potentiate mental symptoms--and results were not simply due to ill people self-medicating. And it can lead to jail. That's depressing / scary. Psychiatrists, gps? ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Uncertain: Antidepressants impact people's weight differently. Many considered to be "weight neutral" actually lead some people to gain. Only Wellbutrin (bupropion) has consistently not led to weight gain, but it is in a. Different class than the more commonly used SSRI's. Anxiety meds usually benzodiazepines do not cause weight gain but are habit forming. ...Read more
Depression treatment: Alternative treatments for depression include exercise, eating a healthy diet, therapy, support groups, herbal supplements ( i.e. 5 htp, same and st john's wort), journaling and light therapy. Vitamins can also be helpful such as a b complex, vitamin d and omega 3. ...Read more
Maybe: It depends on the severity of the depression. For mild depression alternative treatments which may help include exercise, eating a healthy diet, therapy, herbal supplements (i.e. 5 htp, same and st john's wort), and support groups. Vitamin d, omega 3 and a b complex can also be beneficial. Please see a medical professional if your symptoms worsen or do not improve. ...Read more
Possible: Everyone's situation is unique although you are thinking about what psychoanalysts would find interesting in that you are considering the second order effects of psychiatric symptoms in the context of relationships. These phenomena are fundamental and some postulate they are at times unconscious. Through intensive individual psychotherapy they could be deciphered. Talk to a therapist or md! ...Read more
Can you name some of the most common causes for getting bad grades? Would depression, anxiety and poor confidence be causes? yes or no
ACADEMICS: - Sub-optimal study habits/technique - Learning Disabilities - Poor sleep habits - Improper Diet - Less-than-ideal study environment And yes, depression & anxiety could play a role. I would seek out counsel from your doctor... though a school counselor might be a better starting point. You may also find help from pastoral counseling. ...Read more
How long do the physiological effects of 6 months of depression/anxiety last? My memory isn't as good as it was, and it's difficult being creative.
I am 25 & I know I have depression & anxiety. Its so bad I have withdrawn frm everyone including my 2 sons who are 8&10. Plz help me. Idk wht to do.
How important is it to get a routine down again when dealing w depression/anxiety? I feel I need to deal w it 1st but not having 1 doesn't feel good
??: I think you need to restate your question. Not sure what you mean by "routine down." If you mean a physical exam - then yes if you are due for one or something has significantly changed in your health go get one. ...Read more
I m miserable have depression anxiety.Major losses life changes past 5 yrs. I can't quit self sabatoging everything.Cant get happy.Dont know what i wan?
Take a deep breath: It sounds like u are experiencing some major issues and are looking for help. It is important to sort through things with a trusted person or professional. Rather than accusing yourself of self-sabotage, think about issues individually and what u did that didn't help achieve your goal. If this has been going on for weeks and /or u are thinking of hurting yourself, get professional help. Breathe. ...Read more
Anxiety is a general term for several disorders that cause nervousness, fear, apprehension, and worrying. These disorders affect how we feel and behave, and they can manifest real physical symptoms. Mild anxiety is vague and unsettling, while severe anxiety can be extremely debilitating, having a serious ...Read more
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