Doctor insights on:
Hangover Depression Cure
Possibly, but ...: Tramadol has some serotonergic activity, like antidepressants. Recently, pharmacies started warning doctors not to use these two together because of the risk of too much serotonin. If you take tramadol for pain, it can possibly help her depression too. If you ask your dr. To prescribe tramadol for depression, he might have a problem, because it is a narcotic. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Many options: Except for severe major depression, generally, psychotherapy alone is just as effective as antidepressants alone. Though other non-pharmacological options (e.g. Light therapy, aerobic exercise, epa, etc) have been found to have efficacy, studies that support their use are generally neither as numerous, nor have as many subjects as those regarding psychotherapy. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I've depression + manic episodes postnatal depression generalised anxiety which meds best fluoxetine quetipine olanzapine or mirtazapine?
PostNatal Depression: Because patients' responses to these drugs, singly or in combination, are varied and dependent on each patient's specific condition, it is best to defer to your managing physician who will monitor your condition and response to treatment closely and titrate the doses of these drugs accordingly for optimum effect. Good luck! ...Read more
Not exactly: Insomnia doesn't exactly "treat" depression, but some studies have found that sleep deprivation may temporarily help depression. It returns as soon as sleep pattern normalizes though. http://tinyurl.com/plqvok9 more often, sleep disturbance actually makes depression worse, and resolving this makes relief of depression more likely. http://tinyurl.com/m59y5n3. ...Read more
Caution: Citalopram can treat depression. The issue is, that -- in patients who have bipolar disorder -- antidepressants like citalopram can increase the risk of switching from a depressed or normal mood to one that is manic. Often a mood stabilizer is added to prevent such a mood switch. So it is important to discuss this issue and how to deal with it in advance with your psychiatrist. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
There is no cure: But there is improvement that can be very significant and - yes, meditation can be a good way to find it. You may know reasons for your lack of pleasure. A medical exam might help. Or, there may be a psychotherapy to help you. In any case - meditation can help you find space for pleasant feelings to be - and be safe. But you need to drop the notion of cure - ok? Namaste! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depression: Most depressions can be treated successfully with psychotherapy and possibly medication as well. Often depressed people have developed a very negative self voice that drives a person's spirit into the ground. If this applies you will need to discover a more realistic way of talking to yourself as you realize your true worth. Best. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes, treatment helps: Yes, there are effective treatments for psychotic depression. For the most effective help, work with a psychiatrist who can fully evaluate all your symptoms and prescribe the best medications. Also psychotherapy is an essential part of treatment for depression as well. ...Read more
Cured is a term...: Cured is a seldom used term. Most people recover and live comfortable lives even with major depression that is recurrent. However, cures are not available. Management of symptoms, learning techniques, and working at living a fuller life will help. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am on Lexapro (escitalopram) for depression but still suffer from ptsd bipolar 2 psychosis anxiety sleep problems racing thoughts agitation what meds could help me?
Help, yoga, exercise: It's important to pursue a course of therapy and medication prescribed by a psychiatrist. It's also important to take steps to involve oneself in activities that help build the resilience of the brain like regular exercise, yoga, and meditation. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Its possible to have anxiety disorder without depression or depression without anxiety disorder can depression treatment help anxiety disorder ?
Depress, socialy withdrawn, anxious, lethargic, just want to sleep, lack of interest. Take cymbalta (duloxetine) for fms + wellbutrin for depression. Any help?
Symptoms: heart sinking, nrrvousness anxiety loss of gocus panic attacks depression restless leg syndrome psychosomatic pain anger. Meds advice.
I am having tramadol withdrawal any suggested medicines to overcome fatigue, insomnia, chills, tremors, depression?
Is Imipramine with Buspirone a good option to treat social anxiety & depression if sertraline,duloxetine, venlaflaxine,amitriptyline haven't helped ?
Caution: Imipramine + buspirone may interact to increase risk for serotonin syndrome. Be sure you are closely supervised by prescribing doctor while taking these meds. Imipramine alone is effective for both depression and anxiety. See: http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/serotonin-syndrome/basics/definition/con-20028946 I hope this helps. Best wishes. ...Read more