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Does depression make you itch?

Does depression make you itch?

Probably not: It is true that depression causes folks to think to the point where they spend so much time doing that they get onto mental mischief. When that happens every thing they experience can be magnified in intensity, especially little things like itching. Doing things and not thinking so much seems a more productive way to go. ...Read more

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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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How does depression make you feel?

How does depression make you feel?

Many ways: Depression can make you feel sad, irritable, out of sorts, lethargic, sleepy, helpless, hopeless, worthless, guilty, lacking in self-esteem, and basically like giving up. It can take away your appetite for food as well as for sex, it can take away your ability to experience pleasure as well as to anticipate pleasure. It can rob you of joy for life and make you feel empty and abandoned. If you slip into a blackhole like depression, you can get to a point where you see no way out and you see no point in trying to find a way out. You can get to a point where you no longer feel any emotional tone or spiritual tone and it can take away any sense of belonging or attachments to others around you. Become focused on your past and think of nothing but failures in your life. You cannot look toward the future and see any brightness. Colors can become drab. You can feel as if lost in a sea of self-pity. Self-doubt pervades your every thought. You can feel lifeless, emotionally dead, and totally inadequate. ...Read more

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Does methadone make you agravated does it make you sleepy and agravated?

Does methadone make you agravated does it make you sleepy and agravated?

It could: Methadone is a narcotic. Narcotics can cause all sorts of emotional changes. If you've started Methadone to get off illegal opiates, your 'aggravation' may be the result of switching from a short-acting opiate (heroin) to a long-acting one (methadone). ...Read more

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Does vaginosis make you tired?

Does vaginosis make you tired?

No: Bacterial Vaginosis isn't a true infection--its just an overgrowth of a odor producing bacteria and doesn't make you tired. Best wishes! ...Read more

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Does anger towards a someone close to you make you stronger, or does feeling sadness make you stronger?i hate feeling both,but I want to get stronger.

Does anger towards a someone close to you make you stronger, or does feeling sadness make you stronger?i hate feeling both,but I want to get stronger.

Real strength: We might agree that strength is the ability to deal with what life throws at you, so that we can accomplish meaningful life goals. Staying in a relationship with someone who makes you angry, or in a situation that makes you sad, without resolving the stuff isn't going to build you up. Only the strong can forgive, move on, find solutions, deal with stuff in an imperfect world. ...Read more

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When does depression and anxiety become an excuse for you not to do something?

Good question: I would say that each person will know internally when they are using d & a as an excuse. For example, if someone says "i can't workout, I am depressed." that is likely an excuse because plenty of people with depression exercise. If someone says, "i will not date because I am too afraid" then that can be a self-defeating excuse. Generally, we fare better when we face the thing we are afraid of. ...Read more

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Can taking antidepressants really make you go crazy?

Can taking antidepressants really make you go crazy?

S/E may seem crazy: Some antidepressant side effects may be activating to some pts who may feel "crazy" on such meds. However, a thorough assessment by your psychiatrist will help him/her make the right diagnosis and select the best medication for you based on your symptoms. ...Read more

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Does alprim make you itchy?

Dr. John Chiu Dr. Chiu
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Does alprim make you itchy?

If allergic: Occasionally some people may become allergic to Aspirin although Aspirin intolerance is far more common. If you are allergic to it, then you may get itchy. However i suspect that your itching is more likely from some other factors unless you have noted itching within 2 hrs after taking an Aspirin on more than one occasion. ...Read more

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If you have dandruff does it make others around you itch?

If you have dandruff does it make others around you itch?

No: Stop worrying about this. Dandruff is extremely easy to manage and all but the most extreme cases respond to over the counter stuff. ...Read more

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What to do if I have suffer major depression & anxiety. does it make you feel happy?

What to do if I have suffer major depression & anxiety. does it make you feel happy?

See a psychologist: You should get evaluated. Schedule an appointment with a psychologist for an evaluation. Therapy and/or medication will help if in fact you are depressed and/or anxious. Make sure you talk about your symptoms and not a diagnostic label. ...Read more

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Why does weed put you to sleep and make your body feel heavy? Also why does it make you hungry?

Why does weed put you to sleep and make your body feel heavy? Also why does it make you hungry?

Unknown: Exactly how weed has these effects isn't known except that there are "canadinoid" receptors in the brain that respond to the major ingredients in marijuana. Tiredness, heavy feeling and hunger (known as the "munchies") are common effects. ...Read more

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Does antibiotics make you sleepy?

Does antibiotics make you sleepy?

Should not: There are many different antibiotics, and without being specific about which one you are taking it is difficult to be absolutely sure, but sleepiness is not a general side-effect. ...Read more

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If i'm depressed, is there anything i can do to make it better?

If i'm depressed, is there anything i can do to make it better?

There are many: Things you can do for depression. Your dr can assess for mood disorder ; underlying medical conditions that may be causing symptoms. Talking therapy (cognitive behavioral therapy or insight oriented psychotherapy) is important for lasting change. Psychiatric meds may be indicated. Don't isolate. Spend time w people. Use your support system. Get out. Don’t stagnate at home. Get at least 8 hrs of >. ...Read more

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Subsequent to an anxiety attack, why does it make you so tired and depressed after?

Subsequent to an anxiety attack, why does it make you so tired and depressed after?

In the words of : Isaac newton "what goes up must come down". During a panic attack you are in a major fight or flight mode ; your body is dumping out stimulation chemicals. After this, the body is often exhausted ; needs to recover. ...Read more

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Does singular make you sleepy?

Does singular make you sleepy?

Possible: Singulair does have potential to cause sleepiness. Be careful mixing with anything else that may compound this .... Alcohol, benadryl, (diphenhydramine) zyrtec. ...Read more

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Does the "people have it worse" card really help suicidal people? Or does it make it worse?

Does the "people have it worse" card really help suicidal people? Or does it make it worse?

Not helpful: I don't think it's helpful to tell suicidal people that others have it worse, since this can demoralize. However to realize that others feel the same way can be helpful. Feeling suicidal is often a symptom of depression. Medication and therapy is needed. When the depression is relieved, suicidal thoughts and urges dissipate. ...Read more

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Can depression make you go crazy?!

Can depression make you go crazy?!

Crazy is not a word: It causes all sorts of trouble to use everyday words interchangeably w/ medical terms. We all do. It's never good. There are depressions w/ psychotic features. The misery of the depression is not likely to be what 'drives' the poor soul 'crazy' however. It's also possible that psychotic symptoms can make you feel hopeless. In any case, get help if you're depressed. It does work. Try therapy 1st. ...Read more

Dr. Jack Mutnick
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Itch (Definition)

An itch is an irritating sensation that causes one to have the urge ...Read more