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Anxious And Depressed Symptoms
See below: Have you seen your primary care doctor to rule out any medical issues that might be causing your sx? For depression and anxiety: practice relaxation, mediation, guided imagery (you can google it); keep a diary of the events when you happen to be anxious/depressed: what happened; thoughts you had; what helped;where did it feel in your body; establish small achievable goals. Good luck! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Psychotic: Paranoia may make you distort reality in a delusional (fixed false belief) or psychotic kind of way. Depression may or may not be psychotic depending on severity and type of accompanying symptoms. Some depressed people, for instance, may think they're already dead. Obviously this is a delusion since they're alive telling you they feel this way. Anxiety/ocd can be severe but not usually psychotic. ...Read more
Hungover: That and meds. Used to treat them. ...Read more
I am experiencing feeling anxious (worsened by: psychological stress) , paranoid behavior and feeling depressed. What medications could help?
Anxious & Depressed: Medication is not the only way to treat your symptoms. Please see a clinical psychologist to learn strategies to deal w/your situation. Cognitive therapy (working w/your "self-talk" is one such way. Peace and good health. ...Read more
Anxiety: To get started consider talking to a primary care provider or seek a consult from a psychiatrist or psychologist, including those on HealthTap. It is also important to try and contributing factors. There are formal treatment options available. If more interested in self-based efforts consider finding activities that you typically enjoy, and those that ease stress, anger, and anxiety. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am experiencing restlessness, feeling anxious (worsened by: psychological stress) , feeling depressed (quality: feelings of despair, feelings of worthlessness, feeling smothered) and irritability. What should I do?
Anxiety/depression: You have all the classic symptoms of stress, anxiety and depression. This is very common, and it is very important you see your doctor as soon as possible. Getting help to treat your issues can be very beneficial, including therapy, counseling, and possible medications. The simple fact that you are discussing your feelings now is a first step, so make the call to see the Doctor. Best wishes! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have depression, OCD and anxiety disorder.Do I have bipolar disorder too?I have varied moods from extremely sad to happy to very angry and irritable.
Too many labels: If you have bipolar disorder you can eliminate the depressive diagnosis because it includes that. The only way for a diagnosis to me made it with the help of a mental health professional. Please see on to get the support you need. Peace and good health. Medicine alone is probably not enough. Cognitive behavioral therapy may help also. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can feelings of depression/anxiety and panic attacks make a person develop depression and anxiety?
Paranoia: Paranoia, mood swings and anxiety could have several causes. I would suggest to anyone with those symptoms that they first go to their primary care physician to rule out any physical reasons for those feelings. If there are no physical causes, then it would be wise ask a primary care physician for recommendations for local therapists and/or psychiatrists. ...Read more
I am experiencing feeling depressed (quality: feelings of despair, feelings of worthlessness) and feeling anxious (worsened by: psychological str...
See doctor: Depression is a common illness. It is due to chemical imbalance in the brain and is not a moral failing. There are effective treatments and you should see a doctor for an evaluation and prescription. Do not let the depression keep you from seeing a doctor. Wish you good health. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex, if have sex. Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more
I am experiencing feeling anxious (worsened by: psychological stress) and panic attack. The following also describe me: Irritability, Feeling dep...
Panic can manifest: In many ways and magnify small symptoms into big ones. Please have your doc examine you to rule out underlying medical conditions and then see a mental health professional who specializes in panic attacks. They are very treatable. Qigong, yoga, breathing exercises, meditation are also useful tools to empower you. Peace and good health. ...Read more
Brain Fog or Depersonalization?
Alway Tired, feel unattached, headache, dizzy, blah feeling, anxious.ido get lack of sleep also have panic disorder.
YES: If you have anxiety , yes. Hot flashes as well as chills are physical manifestations of anxiety. Other symptoms include dry mouth, shortness of breath, tingling, blurring of vision, chest tightness, cramps, diarrhea... You don't have to have all of them, can have any combination of the physical symptoms. ...Read more