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Am I Depressed Or Just Sluggish And Lazy
Depression ?: You could be "sluggish and lazy" and not be depressed. However, if you are depressed, you could feel sluggish and lazy. To be suffering from depression you would also feel sad or empty most of the day, and/or not enjoy things you used to like; experience changes in sleeping and eating patterns; have feelings of worthlessness or guilt; and have difficulty concentrating; for two weeks or more. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Include being down or sad most of the time, loss of interest/pleasure in usual activities, unintended increase or decrease in appetite/weight, sleeping more or less than usual, being agitated or lethargic, feeling worthless or inappropriately guilty or self critical, having difficulty concentrating or making decisions, & thinking of death & dying. Suicidal ...Read more
Depression: Depression depletes energy. The way out of this dismal state is to understand the origin of your distress, often a disappointment, loss, rejection or an unfulfilled dream. Individual and group psychotherapy are very effective in treating depression, take the depression questionnaire on the soundmindz.Org website and read the updated articles for ongoing support. Best. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Could be either/both: There is a lot of overlap between the symptoms of thyroid dysfunction and depression/anxiety. Many psychiatrists and primary care doctors will check thyroid blood tests before considering treating the mood issue. If thyroid is dysfunctional then treating the thyroid condition might improve or alleviate the depression/anxiety. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
On avapro Nexium ezetrol every day, can these could cause extreme muscle pain tiredness lethargy & feeling very down & depressed occasionally?
Unlikely: Anything is possible but those drugs are not "the usual suspects." you should get a comprehensive evaluation. ...Read more
Fatigue and lethargy: Can be depressive symptoms but they could also be due to medical problems.. Recommend a comprehensive psychiatric evaluation and a medical assessment. ...Read more
Some people that suffers from clinical depression experience feelings of tiredness and feel the need to sleep much more than usual. a. How and why is feeling of tiredness and lethargy connected to depression? b. Is it better to fight off the feeling of ti
I have a slight bulge in the throat, mild depression, lethargy, thyroid tests normal, what is the reason?
Severe fatigue for 7 yrs Docs keep giving me antidepressants but nothing works. I'm not depressed just tired.
Yet another Doctor: It's not easy - but it sounds like you need to keep searching for a provider who can think outside that box. Consider a seeing a psychologist who can refer you for a full physical exam based on the fact that any possible depression is either being well treated or is not there. Then other reasons for fatigue may be found. Best wishes for better health. ...Read more
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