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Hangover Depression Cure
Yup: A hangover can cause you to feel like crap both physically & emotionally.
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
Hungover: That and meds. Used to treat them.
Cure?: There is no "cure" per se, but medications and/or therapy can lead to full remission of symptoms. Sometimes after 1-2 years medication may no longer be needed, but if recurrence of symptoms on or off medication then indefinite treatment may be needed. Staying off drugs and alcohol, regular sleep pattern, and good nutrition are also important.See 1 more doctor answer
Depression: Uncover the origin and obtain help in understanding how certain events have created a low mood. Consult your doctor to rule out any medical concerns, if cleared consult a mental health professional. Also read the current articles on depression on the soudmindz. Org website. Best.See 1 more doctor answer
It depends: I believe that there are 2 major types of depression 1) reactive to disturbing life events and 2) physiological. Then there are those that are mixes of the 2. The > physiologically based depressions can not be cured, but medication + psychotherapy can help keep them under control. Reactive ones need more psychotherapy to deal with the issues underlying the depression and can be "cured.".
Types of Depression: There are several types of depression. Reactive depression occurs as a result of loss and eventually we adjust. If one does not adjust or if the cause is not clear certainly seek professional help. "feeling good" by david burns is an excellent self-help book based on science. Don't let the thickness of it intimidate you. Take it bit by bit. Chemical depression-neuroscience lab tests-urine.
Gradual cure: The best way is by working at least in the begining with a counselor to guide you on the best cognitive behavioral techniques to stay positive and help you over come psychological blocks. You should develop some new positve outlets. You may or may not need meds. Let they counselor refer you if needed. Try some support groups. Read some good books on self help.
2 ways: 1) psychotherapy - many different varieties. Cognitive, cognitive behavioral, transactional, psychodynamic - you name it, it's out there. Many are very effective. 2) transcranial magnetic stimulation - no drugs are involved. I'm specifically not listing "ect" - or electroconvulsive therapy - because even though its effects are not due to drugs, you have to have them administered for the tx.See 2 more doctor answers
Start with talking: Therapy (such as cognitive behavioral therapy or insight oriented psychotherapy). Don't isolate. Spend time w people. Having a support system is very important. Get out. Don’t allow yourself to stagnate at home. Work to get at least 8 hours of sleep per night & eat as healthfully as possible. Daily aerobic physical activity is a big +. Try acupuncture, tai chi, qi gong, yoga or meditation.
Great question: The answer is not a simple 1 though. Humor can help w' depression, but it is not a simple cure all. Laughter = a natural antidepressant. I encourage people who R feeling down or struggling 2 overcome addictions 2 C a funny movie since it will help a bit. However, serious clinical depression hits great comedians, like Robin Williams who we lost so tragically recently. Psychotherapy is neededSee 1 more doctor answer
No cure: There is no cure for depression but there are ways to manage the symptoms. If you haven't done so yet, see your dr. To be accurately diagnosed. For more mild symptoms, alternative treatments can be tried such as exercise, vitamins (omega 3, b complex, vitamin d), herbal supplements (i.e. Same, 5 htp, st john's wort), light therapy in winter months, support groups, therapy and journaling.See 1 more doctor answer
You Don't.: If love and a desire to help others could cure depression - that would be very little professional care needed. Encourage your girlfriend to see her doctor and to be candid about her depressive symptoms. Her doctor can evaluate. Talking therapy can be very beneficial. Sometimes medications may be recommended as well. It sounds like you care a lot.
Various unpleasant physiological and psychological effects following the consumption of wine, beer and distilled spirits. Hangovers can last for several hours or for more than 24 hours. Typical symptoms of a hangover may include headache, drowsiness, concentration problems, dry mouth, dizziness, fatigue, vomiting, absence of hunger, depression, sweating, ...Read more