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Doctor insights on: Causes Of Neurotic Depression

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Does any of these factors like stress, anxiety, tension, depression or smoking can cause dilated cardiomyopathy ?

Does any of these factors like stress, anxiety, tension, depression or smoking can cause dilated cardiomyopathy ?

Dilated Heart: No. The causes of dilated cardiomyopathy include damage to the heart from a heart attack due to atherosclerotic cardiac disease which affects the heart muscle or vessels to the heart. Other causes include certain infections and drugs such as Cocaine and alcohol. Certain medications can also cause this condition. Anxiety or stress do not cause this. ...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


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Living with ill grandma (enphysema), and neurotic uncles. Too much work. How much it can take part of depression?Or the responsability is all mine?

Living with ill grandma (enphysema), and neurotic uncles. Too much work. How much it can take part of depression?Or the responsability is all mine?

As above: Living with older family and taking care of their need can be very demanding, however, some times it is needed especially if they have contributed to u when u were growing up. If the work is too much ask for help. ...Read more

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Is there neurotic and psychotic depression?

These are old terms.: But, yes, depression can occur with or without psychotic symptoms. And neurotic depression referred to several things like less severe depression or chronic depression. ...Read more

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Does anxiety cause depression?

Does anxiety cause depression?

Not causal: People who are depressed will often experience an increase in anxiety due to their depression. They are related, but i would not say that anxiety, per se, causes depression. Increased stress in your life could, however, lead to both depression and anxiety. ...Read more

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What causes anxiety and depression?

What causes anxiety and depression?

The short answer: Currently, it is believed that they are caused by a combination of genetic predisposition and social, environmental factors and events. Usually a person predisposed to anxiety and depression will have difficulties adjusting to change and will not be emotionally resilient. That means can not recover quickly after a sad or challenging event. Tx: learn how to better cope, with/ without medication. ...Read more

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What can cause anxiety and depression?

What can cause anxiety and depression?

Genes, environment: Perhaps 60-70% of the risk of developing anxiety or depression comes from a person's genetic makeup. Over 10 genes are still being investigated as causative but it is clear no one single gene is at fault but rather a combination of genes. About 30-40% of the risk comes frome stressors in the environment. ...Read more

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What's your opinion on causes depression and anxiety?

What's your opinion on causes depression and anxiety?

Multifactorial: Causes of depression and anxiety can be multifactorial such as : having a positive family history , brain chemistry changes, medical illnesses (i.E thyroid disease), side effects from medications, major life stressors, substance use/abuse and history of abuse/trauma. ...Read more

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Does 5mg of levocetitizine cause anxiety or depression?

Does 5mg of levocetitizine cause anxiety or depression?

Generally no: Antihistamines generally do not cause anxiety or depression. Some of the older antihistamines are often used for anxiety. ...Read more

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What are the leading causes of depression and anxiety in women?

What are the leading causes of depression and anxiety in women?

Multiple: Risk for developing depression & anxiety may involve the combination of multiple genes with environmental and other factors. Family history of depression & anxiety is commonly found with women w/these disorders, but isn't a hard or fast rule. Losing a parent before age 10, hormonal changes throughout life, current losses, medical illnesses, & life & relationship stresses all can contribute. ...Read more

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Does depression cause anxiety or does anxiety cause depression?

Does depression cause anxiety or does anxiety cause depression?

Which came first -: the chicken or the egg?? Depression and anxiety are often co-morbid conditions. Additionally many people have "anxious depressions". One can cause the other to worsen. Take care. ...Read more

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Does dingulair cause anxiety or depression when taken for 2 months?

Singulair (montelukast) can cause: neuropsychiatric events, including anxiety & depression.The FDA requested that prescribing information include a precaution that post- marketing cases of agitation, aggression, anxiety, dream abnormalities, hallucinations, depression, insomnia, irritability, restlessness, & suicidal thinking & behavior have been reported. ...Read more

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Will changes in life cause depression and anxiety even if they're good?

Not necessarily: Major or frequent changes can be stressful - even if positive. In some cases this could feed anxiety. Don't anticipate this would cause depression but if a person is already depressed it could become overwhelming. ...Read more

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Does 20mg of singulsir cause depression or anxiety been taing it for 2 months?

Does 20mg of singulsir cause depression or anxiety been taing it for 2 months?

Possibly: Those reactions have been reported by others but the incidence data is not clear. Definitely do discuss it w/ your provider and consider alternatives. You don't list asthma or respiratory allergy as conditions so I'm unsure why you'd be taking that medication. It is possible to manage most cases of asthma w/out that particular drug, so do ask. Non-pharma treatments can be effective too. Best! ...Read more

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Can my anxiety and depression problems cause me to have exercise intolerance? How?

Can my anxiety and depression problems cause me to have exercise intolerance? How?

Depression can: Drain your energy and lead to lack of motivation. Anxiety can exert energy - eventually leaving you exhausted. However, - stay physically active because exercise is a great antidote to both anxiety ; depression. Take care. ...Read more

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Can you please lay out the leading causes of depression and anxiety in women today?

Can you please lay out the  leading causes of depression and anxiety in women today?

Multiple causes: There are multiple causes of depression and anxiety. Some of the main causes are : hormonal changes (i.e. Pms, pregnancy, menopause), stress (i.e.Work, taking care of the children and home), genetics, poor diet and neurochemistry imbalance in the brain. Some medications can also cause depression such as certain types of birth control. ...Read more

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Will using medicines for depression and anxiety more than two months at age 28 will cause any effects in future?

Will using medicines for depression and anxiety more than two months  at age 28 will cause any effects in future?

Sure: Using medications for depression and anxiety will lead to a less depressed and less anxious future. Life will be happier... or else therapeutic plan adjustments with one's psychiatrist are needed. ...Read more

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Hi I was wondering if anxiety and depression would be considered common causes for getting bad grades. A simple yes or no would do

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I was wondering if anxiety and depression would be considered common causes for getting bad grades. A simple yes or no would do

Anxiety & Depression: certainly interfere w/learning. A little anxiety motivates us but when it gets too high it interferes. Please consider seeing a mental health professional to learn coping strategies if this is the case w/you. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Can you name some of the most common causes for getting bad grades? Would depression, anxiety and poor confidence be causes? yes or no

ACADEMICS: - Sub-optimal study habits/technique - Learning Disabilities - Poor sleep habits - Improper Diet - Less-than-ideal study environment And yes, depression & anxiety could play a role. I would seek out counsel from your doctor... though a school counselor might be a better starting point. You may also find help from pastoral counseling. ...Read more

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Anxiety? depression? both? what is the difference and how can i tell which one i have or if i have both? is it normal to have both? does 1 cause both?

Anxiety? depression? both? what is the difference and how can i tell which one i have or if i have both? is it normal to have both? does 1 cause both?

EVAL: Get a psychiatric evaluation for the symptomology that bothers you, and consider possible medication management. Then get a referral to a reputable clinician who specializes in whatever your issues may be. ...Read more

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My memory went worse after I started smoke but I dont want to stop cause cigs helping me with my anxiety and depression. How Can I get my memory back?

My memory went worse after I started smoke but I dont want to stop cause cigs helping me with my anxiety and depression. How Can I get my memory back?

Response: Although I feel that cigarette smoking is a profound health hazard in numerous ways and would highly recommend stopping, I do not believe that your memory loss is caused by tobacco, and suggest you deal directly with your anxiety and depression in other ways such as counseling. Also, pay attention to your sleep hygiene. ...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