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Can Reiki Help With Both Depression And Pain
Possibly: There have been studies conducted by the nih cam center and others, but there is no supportive scientific evidence that reiki works for any condition. That said, working with someone who cares about you and your condition can be therapeutic. The healing power of touch and contact with someone who cares is helpful for someone with pain and depression. A pain psychologist might be more helpful. ...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
Glycemic issues: Some foods seem to cause increased inflammation, such as the night-shade group, red meats, and of course, food additives such as monosodium glutamate, nitrites, aspartame, which are best to fully avoid. Might watch out for foods increasing blood sugar, and white items such as white bread, rice, potatoes. ...Read more
Most antidepressants: The name is misleading. Most medications that were originally intended to treat depression can also help with anxiety disorders. SSRI medications are probably the most commonly used. Tricyclic antidepressants have more side effects but can also be very helpful in treating both anxiety and depression. Wellbutrin (bupropion) is probably better for depression and not as useful for anxiety. ...Read more
I find myself so consumed by anxiety i feel neutralized. I have chronic pain & depression. I own a retail store & must function, but can't . Help!
I see you are on: Xanax. This ameliorates symptoms of anxiety. I don't see a medication that treats depression. Xanax helps with symptoms but doesn't help correct the underlying problem. I really want to encourage you to see a psychiatrist for a comprehensive evaluation. You need therapy in addition to appropriate medications. You sound like you really feel miserable - please get mental health help now. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No fever or any other symptom. Pain is also vanishing, only cough is there. And I am also getting into depression due to my illness.please help me?
My physical pain has been diagnosed as being caused by my anxiety/depression. Should the antidepressants I've just started help relieve the pain ?
Pain diagnosed as being result of depression/anxiety. Should antidepressants resolve both pain and mood ?
No guarantee: Recommend mixing in other modalities as well as medications. There are a # of ways to addressdepression & anxiety: Cognitive behavioral therapy, behavior modification, individual psychotherapy, group psychotherapy, psychotropic medications, Qi Gong, Tai Chi, Acupuncture, Acupressure, Homeopathy, meditation, Yoga, exercise program or Progressive muscle relaxation. ...Read more
Help me doctor i am very depressed.... And i cant release my depression... The only way i find to release this pain is suicide but i dont wanna attempt suicide :(?
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