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Seek treatment: Bullying can often lead to depression as evidenced by a loss of interest in activities. Seek treatment to resolve the depression and deal with the bullying. A good therapist should also be able to work with the school to develop better solutions to deal with the bullies. ...Read more
Grief is a normal reaction to a major loss, and is full of unhappiness and emotional pain. Events causing grief include the end of a significant personal relationship, the death of a loved one, or another traumatic life-changing event. Each person feels grief in his own way, but there are common stages to grieving. The process begins with recognizing a loss and continues over time until a person ...Read more
Weight watchers: You must be very careful about teen weight loss chat rooms and teen chat rooms in general. There are several that actually " teach" kids how to be anorexic, teach kids how to do a lot of self-destructive behaviors. Suggest you enroll your child in a program such as weight watchers that has good information and promotes healthy, controlled weight loss. ...Read more
Find support: Groups like the hearing loss association of america and self help for hard of hearing people can provide emotional support for those with hearing loss. Depression can be a common result of hearing loss and isolation, so please also consult a mental health professional. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Therapy?: Have you yet tried any form of psychotherapy? Typically, the optimal combination of things to treat emotional issues such as depression is medication (which, on your best day, is supposed to take the edge off symptoms) but the real gruntwork takes place in psychotherapist's consulting room. ...Read more
Sadness, hopelessness, interest loss in people and activities, loneliness, crying, self-hurting on anger blackouts. & more, am i having a depression?
Sounds likely: You could have a medical problem that is causing these symptoms, but you've just listed some of the major symptoms of depression. See your doctor and make sure you are physically healthy. Talk about depression and possible treatment options. Treatment will depend on how severe your symptoms are, how long they have been going on, and several other factors. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Try to normalize all: Aspects of your life as much as possible. Even if you aren't particularly hungry - still work to maintain an eating schedule. Don't isolate. Spend time w people. Use your support system. Get out. Don’t stagnate at home. Work to get 8 hours or > of sleep per night. Daily aerobic physical activity is a big +. Your dr can assess for mood disorder ; underlying medical conditions that may be causing. ...Read more
Can you recommend any good health psychology or CBT books for weight loss or night-eating or emotional eating? Will take all suggestions! Morbid obese
Obesity: I would start with a visit to your doctor who will take your medical history and order some laboratory data. I would also recommend that you ask your doctor to refer you to a dietitian. One important item - don't try and burn off the weight in a hurry. Follow the instructions from your doctor and the dietitian. ...Read more
Anhedonia.Sudden loss of motivation to schoolwork (normally works hard).Lethargy.Turbulent feelings(on and off since10/2013) 10/2014-04/2015.Numb05/15?
Exercise can help: Exercise has been shown to have a profound effect on mood and on motivation. Joining a gym is an excellent first step as long as you actually go to the gym. Although exercise will help with weight loss, by itself it is not adequate so you need to pay attention to your calories and the types of food you eat. Exercise may also help with your motivation on your diet. Good luck. ...Read more
Frustrated, migraines, lupus, pd, osteoarthritis, raunoids, dizziness, memory loss, loss of concentration, is there any way to deal with this daily?
Lots of treatment: It would be good if your treatment providers could become a team. It may still be a fantasy, but one to work towards. A powerful therapist might be able to corral all of these folk to coordinate care. Failing that, that therapist might help you accomplish that, at least in part. I wish you success and would value feedback if you can do it! ...Read more
Intense feelings of loneliness, depression and abandoned in life. Can you offer some strategies for getting through each day ?
Are you in therapy?: If not, would very strongly encourage that. Frankly, you will remain depressed, lonely & feeling abandoned unless you make some changes. When was the last time you had a comprehensive physical examination? This can help to assess for underlying medical problems & will allow for medication treatment if indicated. Read & follow guidance of david burn's "the feeling good book.". ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Psychotherapy: You are not alone in suffering from this. In our very complicated modern life, people often need help with these issues. It is entirely possible and correct that you meet with a mental health professional. They are committed to and trained to help you. Call, and best of luck! ...Read more
Don't stop reaching out.: Don't stop reaching out. Trying to ignore your pain or keep it from surfacing just makes it harder in the long run. For true healing, it is necessary to face your grief & actively deal with it. Grief is a roller coaster. Don't let anyone tell you how to feel. Care for your physical health. Express yourself creatively in writing, song or art. Join a support group, find a counselor, keep trying. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Treatment: Loss of interest in life is seen in depression. Depression is a serious medical problem that requires treatment. Treatment should include both therapy and medication. I would strongly encourage you to ask your doctor for a referral to a child psychiatrist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Symptoms higher end and neutrophils, exhaustion with reprieve from sleep, water retention, weight gain unexplained, lethargic, loss of concentration?
Aerobic exercise: Any type of exercise that involves sustained physical activity that is strenuous enough to maintain your target heart rate for 20-30 minutes at a time is considered aerobic exercise and is the preferred way to burn fat effectively. Your target heart rate can be calculated by subtracting your age from 220, then aiming for a sustained heart rate of 55-70% of this. Best of luck to you! ...Read more