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How Long Can Depression And Anxiety Last
How long do the physiological effects of 6 months of depression/anxiety last? My memory isn't as good as it was, and it's difficult being creative.
Include being down or sad most of the time, loss of interest/pleasure in usual activities, unintended increase or decrease in appetite/weight, sleeping more or less than usual, being agitated or lethargic, feeling worthless or inappropriately guilty or self critical, having difficulty concentrating or making decisions, & thinking of death & dying. Suicidal ...Read more
Talk;behavior ch: Gen. Anx. Disorder manifests in excessive fear in many circumstances. We all are anxious at times, it can keep us alive, but when it is triggered too easily we may have gad. Discussing your fears with a clinical psychologist who may also teach you some behavioral techniques like the relaxation response, guided imagery, etc. To dampen your fight flight response helps. Feeling good by burns good. ...Read more
There is no: Definitive time period for anxiety and depressive. If symptomatic, then recommend you see your physician for medical evaluation to rule out medical causes for your symptoms. Ways to address anxiety: cognitive behavioral therapy, behavior modification, individual psychotherapy, group psychotherapy, psychotropic medications, qi gong, tai chi, acupuncture, acupressure, homeopathy, meditation ; yoga. ...Read more
I began a new medication for my depression/anxiety. I switched from taking aderall and Xanax to vyvance and clanazopan. The fluoxetine I'm on has not changed. I began taking these medications last Tuesday. How long should I continue taking this before I t
Can stress. Depression or anxiety change ur bowel movements? If so how can it. & would it make it last a long time
Yes, it can happen: It's too complicated to explain well here, but connections between emotions and digestion are strong ; evolutionary. Threat(fear) ---> flight or fight response animals' digestive systems either tighten or loosen the bowels so as to not be burdened in that way. If stress is chronic, so can this be. Our gut has more serotonin cells than our brain! it's interesting - look it up if you want. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I suffer from depression and anxiety, last time i tried medication, i attempted suicide. I want help but I am to scared to keep searching. Any advice?
You must find a way: If you attempted suicide while on medication, the medication may not have been the right one for you. A small % of people become more depressed on some medications. Consult with a psychiatrist and tell them what happened and which medication you were on. Also the combination of psychotherapy and medication has been found to be the most beneficial for depression. Don't give up get help. ...Read more
Is it good to use medicatios for anxiety and depression? how long can these medications be used with out side effects?
Depends: Medications can be effective in the treatment of depression and anxiety. The best results are usually seen when medications are taken in combination with psychotherapy/counselling. Most medications can have side effects, but they are usually minor. Discuss the side effects in more detail with the prescribing provider. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I had anxiety and depression last year. I am well now. Is it normal that after really stressful events, I have mild anxiety for a couple of days?
Yes, don't worry.: But do pay attention to the things that make up your life style. Things that you can control and those you can't. Apply the Serenity Prayer. This might lower the # of stressful events. Mild anxiety can be a helpful warning sign to assess our lives. If it happens too often, counseling or CBT may help. Be well! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Anxiety is a general term for several disorders that cause nervousness, fear, apprehension, and worrying. These disorders affect how we feel and behave, and they can manifest real physical symptoms. Mild anxiety is vague and unsettling, while severe anxiety can be extremely debilitating, having a serious ...Read more
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