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I have MS like symptoms for 6 months.Neuro thinks it's anxiety and gave me cymbalta (duloxetine).It took 80% of pain away.Im no anxious or depressed.I need a cure?
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
Is there any treatment for complete apathy or blunted effect as you'd say it , possibly caused due to depression and anxiety?
Anxiety & Depression: If anxiety or depression interferes w/function in life or comfort level it needs to be treated by a mental health professional. Cognitive therapy is good for mood disorders. One helpful book is "Feeling Good" by David Burns. Peace and good health. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Love ; presence: Honestly, authentic love is probably the safest treatment for elderly anxiety and depression. Love with compassion, willingness to be present for daily tasks of living, and to hear stories that are on the person's mind. Sometimes professional treatment may also be needed in the form of lower doses of antidepressants, plus supportive psychotherapy. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Homeopathy vs meds: Homeopathy is an old branch of medicine and has excellent remedies, but remember that most of remedies are not subject to double blind control method as in conventional medicine. Plus they are not regulated by fda either. Conventional medicines are much safer and regulated and above all, are not approved unless proven to work in clinical trials. And even after they hit the market, are watched. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have anxiety and depression. I have been getting treatment for a long while now. Seems to get worse little by little. Not suicidal. ?
Get a scond opinion.: Discuss this first with the health care professional that is treating you; If you get no satisfactory answers, then consider a second opinion; ...Read more
I heard SSRI's didnt come until the late 80s-early 90s. So what was the first line of treatment for anxiety and depression before these came out?
Depends on severity: Whether you'll need medicine for depression/anxiety depends on the severity of your symptoms. But you could certainly start with a good psychotherapist, because talk therapy (esp. Cbt) can provide excellent results. Also increasing exercise on your own, plus making sure you get consistent rest/sleep daily too. Classical homeopathy treatment with a trained practitioner is another possibility. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Artistic freedom: Lots of options: painting, sculpting, photography, drawing, dance, etc. You can paint or dance your emotions however you interpret them, or create images, photos, or sculptures of what you find beautiful or interesting. Take a class in dance or art - find what moves you and feels natural, and worry less about what others think about the art than how it is is to experience it. Be free with it. ...Read more
Start treatment: For prolonged depression (more than 4 weeks)- for many its months or longer with different degrees of symptoms there is the biological (medications) and therapy (reprograming). Treatment should be individualized and at times a . What's important is to realize..Its very treatable. You need to have a good partnership with your clinician(s) and be honest what helps and what does not (side effects). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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