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Is there anything that can provide short term depression relief?

Is there anything that can provide short term depression relief?

Few quick fixes.: 40-60% of depressed patients will show a response (usually defined as 50% or greater decrease in symptoms) after a period of sleep deprivation. Unfortunately 80% relapse after their recovery night of sleep. Besides ECT and rtms, there have been reports of quick responses to low dose ketamine, however this response is also not clearly sustained and most psychiatrists have been hesitant to try it. ...Read more

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
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Acne (Definition)

Acne is one of the most common skin conditions. It affects about 80% of adolescents. Acne starts as a blockage of the sebaceous glands followed by inflammation. It occurs in areas where there are lots of sebaceous glands, such as the face back and chest. The hallmarks of the condition are blackheads, whiteheads (closed comedones), papules, pustules, cysts, nodules, and sometimes scarring. There are numerous treatments available, both topical and systemic. The most commonly used are benzoyl peroxide, retinoids, and antibiotics ...Read more


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If bupropion works for my ADHD , hen should i start notice an improvement? Is it true that the first few days not 2 months like for depression relief?

If bupropion works for my ADHD , hen should i start notice an improvement? Is it true that the first few days not 2 months like for depression relief?

Bupropion antidepres: Bupropion is an anti depressant drug and can help you for depression for any length of time .But it does not help for A.D.H.D.So you will not notice any improvement,and you have to take another medicine for A.D.H.D. ...Read more

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Can anxiety/depression cause acne?

Can anxiety/depression cause acne?

Anxiety and acne?: No. neither anxiety nor depression cause acne. Acne can contribute to depression or anxiety (if the acne causes the sufferer to feel low about himself, or feel that he will not be socially accepted, for example). Some pts who have anxiety pick at blemishes, spreading bacteria, and worsening break-outs. If you have acne, and it affects your mood or feelings about yourself, talk to your doc for help ...Read more

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Can you give me suggestions for my acne causing depression :-(?

Can you give me suggestions for my acne causing depression :-(?

Depression: Acne can certainly make a person lose faith in himself or herself. Ask for a referral from your doctor to a mental health professional who deals with this issue. Best. ...Read more

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Does depression cause acne and other physical symptoms?

Does depression cause acne and other physical symptoms?

Yes: Depression is a stress on the body. It can cause fatigue, make aches/pains worse and make one more susceptible to infections/illnesses. It can also make it more difficult to heal or recover from illnesses. Particularly with acne, depression can aggravate it or cause a flare-up. ...Read more

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I am 20 living with anxiety and depression. I still have acne but my siblings don't do I doubt if it genes. Is my condition affecting me.What can I do?

I am 20 living with anxiety and depression. I still have acne but my siblings don't do I doubt if it genes. Is my condition affecting me.What can I do?

Acne: Acne can be a very concerning problem. If you are depressed, you should seek medical treatment for your depression. You can also seek out treatment for your acne. This "two" pronged approach will hopefully help you going forward. ...Read more

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I popped an acne 9 months ago and had a depressed scar i'm on benzamycin now the depression is fading away but the redness persist, will it disappear?

I popped an acne 9 months ago and had a depressed scar i'm on benzamycin now the depression is fading away but the redness persist, will it disappear?

It will lighten: The redness should fade, but it may take several years. Avoid getting sun burned as that will make it redder. ...Read more

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Im 17, Had the implanon 3 years just got nexplanon 8 mnths now, severe acne depression no period my doctors Dont say much should i be concerned im wor?

Im 17, Had the implanon 3 years just got nexplanon 8 mnths now, severe acne depression no period my doctors
Dont say much should i be concerned im wor?

Implanon/nexplanon: Theoretically any symptoms you had with implanon will be the same with nexplanon. Having said that the symptoms you describe are side effects of progesterone only contraception such as the nexplanon. The symptoms are therefore expected side effects. Speak to your doctor. Perhaps there is another equally effective for you contraceptive. Maybe the nuvaring or OCPs if remembering daily meds is ok. ...Read more

Dr. Pamela Pappas
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Depression (Definition)

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


Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
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Pimples (Definition)

Pimples are a kind of acne, and are a condition where oil gets trapped in a pore of the skin resulting in small area of ...Read more