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Dr. Pamela Pappas
4,484 doctors shared insights

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


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What are symptoms of anxiety and depression?

What are symptoms of anxiety and depression?

Anxiety and Dep: Many times anxiety and depression go with one another and create a host of symptoms. Depression can cause changes in sleeping and eating patterns, difficulty concentrating, feeling hopeless and helpless, mood changes, loss of energy and lack of enjoyment. Anxiety causes a wide range of physical, emotional and cognitive symptoms. Generally, anxiety causes a sense of fear and loss of control. One should seek professional help if you have anxiety and depression. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of anxiety or depression?

What are the symptoms of anxiety or depression?

Anxiety & Depression: Anxiety is a feeling of dread or unease that's also accompanied by physical symptoms like rapid heart rate, sweating, rapid breathing, dry mouth, muscle tension, nausea, dizziness, etc. It can range from vague worry to intense panic. Depression brings a sad mood, loss of interest in normal activities, plus changes in appetite, sleep, and energy. Depression and anxiety frequently fall together. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of severe anxiety and depression?

What are the symptoms of severe anxiety and depression?

Wikipedia Internet: Very extensive answer for this venue. Look up in a psychology/psychiatry dicctionary or in internet at wikipedia free encyclopedia. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms for depression and social anxiety?

What are the symptoms for depression and social anxiety?

Depression and SAD: Rather than attempt a litany of symptoms that would not fit in the space to begin with, I am referring you to two separate articles, one on depression and one on social anxiety disorder that should be quite informative. Best wishes. En.Wikipedia.Org/wiki/major_depressive_disorder en.Wikipedia.Org/wiki/social_anxiety_disorder. ...Read more

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What can I do to treat the physical symptoms of anxiety/depression?

What can I do to treat the physical symptoms of anxiety/depression?

Cognitive Behavioral: Depends on the severity and persistence of the symptoms as well as the type of symptoms. Either way, whether panic (fear) or anxiety symptoms, identifying thoughts associated with your symptoms is key. Deep breathing exercises can be a "quick and dirty" tool but i would suggest looking up cognitive behavioral therapy as a long term solution. Exercise is best, quick tool when depressed. ...Read more

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What signs and symptoms should be redflags to get help with anxiety and depression?

What signs and symptoms should be redflags to get help with anxiety and depression?

Depression: Red flags:verbalization that pt prefers to die. When it interferes with life...Does not whant to get up from bed, does not want to eat, does not go for a shower or if pt ever attempt to cause damage to himself or others physically. If pt does not want to go to work or if pt stops dealing with his/ her usual hobbies or interests. If pt has insomnia or sleeps too much, eats too much...Cries a lot... ...Read more

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New to migraines and feeling increased anxiety and even depression. Is this normal? The migraines tend to scare me with all the neuro symptoms.

New to migraines and feeling increased anxiety and even depression. Is this normal?  The migraines tend to scare me with all the neuro symptoms.

See below: I"m sorry you're going through this. I would recommend keeping a headache diary (what triggers the migraine, auras, food eaten, degree of pain, and what helped relieve the migraine). You might want to keep track of your symptoms so you can adjust certain things to the onset of the headache. Health psychologist specializing in pain mgmnt can help guide you through the process. Good luck! ...Read more

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I feel as if I've lost the ability to think and have no thoughts at all. I have been diagnosed with anxiety and depression. Could this be a symptom?

I feel as if I've lost the ability to think and have no thoughts at all. I have been diagnosed with anxiety and depression. Could this be a symptom?

Hyperthyroidism: I feel your distress having the feeling, Your overactive Thyroid is likely the reason for your Anxiety; Fatigue, muscle weakness, weight loss, difficulty sleeping and Changes in menstrual patterns have likely led to “as if I've lost the ability to think and have no thoughts at all” and Depression aided by stress. See an Endocrinolgist for thyroid status. See a Psychiatrist for Therapy, Relaxation ...Read more

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Symptoms: distracted behavior, wrong words e.G.: caller "id" instead of call "waiting", monday not friday, history anxiety, depression...Very frightened?

First check mood: Distraction and cognition difficulties can occur with anxiety or depression. Is there a recent stressor or event that has caused your mood to change? Are you frightened that you have a form of dementia or of something else? I would recommend seeing a mental health professional for further answers. ...Read more

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Dr. John Landi
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Kariva (Definition)

Kariva is a birth control pill. It is a combination of ethinyl Estradiol & desogestrel. It's considered a low dose pill with regards to estradiol. The Progesterone desogestrel is a "3rd generation" progesterone. There may be a slightly higher risk of blood clots with 3rd generation Progesterone contraceptives. But overall blood clot risk is still much lower than ...Read more


Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Anxiety (Definition)

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