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SAD treatment: Seasonal affective disorder is thought to be related to seasonal decreases in sunlight exposure. One effective treatment for sad is light therapy. There are many products on the market. One that i think is well researched is phillips golite available through costco, amazon, and others. A psychologist or counselor who treats depression may help with any other contributing factors. ...Read more
See your doctor.: Constantly feeling sad is one symptom of depression. You should be evaluated by your primary care physician or psychiatrist for proper diagnosis and treatment. Other symptoms of depression include lack of interest in activities you previously enjoyed, changes in sleep, difficulty concentrating, feeling guilty/worthless, suicidal thoughts, and lack of motivation and energy. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Maybe nothing: Everyone (especially teens) have mood swings. If yours aren't too extreme and don't interfere with your life, it may be normal. On the other hand, some people are seriously angry or sad underneath, but hide it until "triggered" by something. There are also some medical conditions that could cause this. If it's a problem, see your doctor or a mental health professional. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Well, first it needs: To be established if you have a clinical depression or if this is limited to feelings of sadness. A psychiatric evaluation would do that. Medications may or may not be medically indicated. Lifestyle changes can help. Talk about feelings ; address problems. Don't avoid them. Aim for 7.5 - 8 hours of sleep/ night. Daily physical activity is optimal in a green space. Eat healthfully. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I feel very sad. Im on med but im up and down in my moods mostly down. I don't think its working anymore, i feel like dieing. @times i don't do anything?
Sad & losing hope: Sounds like you have severe depression with mood fluctuations. 1) if ever feel at risk of harming yourself, go to an er please! 2) get evaluated for more treatment: mood stabilizer or tms (non-medication treatment for depression). 3) keep seeking until you find the help you need! you have a treatable illness! you deserve to have medical treatment to the point you get better! keep seeking! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See Below: Anger is usually a sign of frustration, inability to get a hold of a situation/environment. Look at the situations that make you feel angry; listen to your body -- where in your body it feels when you become angry. Practice relaxation, deep breathing to help you take an edge off the emotion so you can deal with it later. Find a therapist who can guide you through the process. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Agree w Dr. Tapia: How about talking therapy (such as cognitive behavioral therapy or insight oriented psychotherapy). Don't isolate. Spend time w people. Use your support system. Get out. Don’t stagnate at home. Get at least 8 hours of sleep per night ; eat healthfully. Daily aerobic physical activity is a big +. Try acupuncture, tai chi, qi gong, yoga or meditation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Make some changes.: Talk about feelings ; address problems. Don't avoid them. Aim for 7.5 - 8 hours of sleep/ night. Daily physical activity is optimal in a green space. Eat healthfully. Cut out junk carbs, caffeine ; alcohol (or moderate). Try qi gong, tai chi, acupuncture, acupressure, homeopathy, meditation, yoga, exercise program, deep breathing exercises or progressive muscle relaxation. Volunteer. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Seasonal blues: Sad = seasonal affective (mood) disorder. There is strong evidence that some people have deficits related to the processing of visual light. They tend to develop depressive symptoms in the absence of adequate light, and respond well to added environmental light during these darker seasons. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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