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What could be the reason that I am so sad all the time?

What could be the reason that I am so sad all the time?

Depression: It's possible that you have the illness of depression, and need treatment for it. You can start by seeing your physician for thorough evaluation, and if all is well physically consult a psychiatrist. S/he may suggest medication and psychotherapy, because these work together well to help you. Or, you can see a psychologist to explore your symptoms and see whether psychotherapy alone may help. ...Read more

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What to do if I am so sad after of me and my husband trying to get pregnat he finally got an sa?

What to do if I am so sad after of me and my husband trying to get pregnat he finally got an sa?

Semen analysis?: We'd love to help and perhaps you can clarify. "SA" is semen analysis, right? Did he discover that there's a problem? There are many options. It may be treatable, a sperm may be recoverable from his testis, some couples may ask a close relative of his to donate, or you can find meaning by adopting or caring / nurturing needy kids in the neighborhood who may not have great parents. ...Read more

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I took 10 Plan B I am so sad and scared. Please tell me what health damages i may have caused to my body? Haven't gotten my period for 2 months :(

I took 10 Plan B I am so sad and scared. Please tell me what health damages i may have caused to my body? Haven't gotten my period for 2 months :(

See your doctor: I would recommend seeing your doctor. Why did you take 10 Plan B doses? That is definitely inappropriate use of the medication. If you are extremely anxious about getting pregnant, you need a more effective birth control method. If you have other anxieties, you may need to see a therapist. Talk with your doctor as soon as possible. ...Read more

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Its been two weeks i had sex 4 the1st time. I am freaking out if I have STD or hiv. I am so sad. What test can tell me if I do have any STD or hiv.

Its been two weeks i had sex 4 the1st time. I am freaking out if I have STD or hiv. I am so sad. What test can tell me if I do have any STD or hiv.

Don't be sad- : Get into action! it is understandable if you are freaked out- take a deep breath; either go to your primary care doctor or else, to your local public health department or std clinic. They will be able to do urine (for gonorrhea and chlamydia) or blood tests (hiv screen, RPR for syphilis, as well as serologies for hepatitis b, mono, herpes) based on the interview and physical exam. ...Read more

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I had sex one time and the thoughts of whether I have STD or HIV are killing me. Its been 15 days. I got all the tests doneafter nine days and they were negative. I am so sad. Help me.

I had sex one time and the thoughts of whether I have STD or HIV are killing me. Its been 15 days. I got all the tests doneafter nine days and they were negative. I am so sad. Help me.

Get to a therapist: Fears over stds and hiv's are a cause for counseling. Discuss this with a trained professional - in person. They can provide more in depth information and support. ...Read more

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I have a great life... Good job, great fiance, two beautiful children but I am just so sad most ofthe time and I don't know why. ?

I have a great life...  Good job, great fiance, two beautiful children but I am just so sad most ofthe time and I don't know why.  ?

Feeling Sad: Good response by Dr. Gordon. Your physician can evaluate you to see if you suffer from depression and if so - are there any medical causes that are treatable. Combinations of psychotherapy and medication can be very helpful if you have clinical depression. Get help now. Take care. ...Read more

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I am sick of feeling so sad all the time. What do I do?

I am sick of feeling so sad all the time. What do I do?

Agree w Dr. Tapia. : Recommend psychiatric eval to determine what you are dealing with. A treatment plan stems from there. 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. ...Read more

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What can I to resolve problem with a stress? I am studying canon law, every day I have lot of a stress. So I am feeling sad, alone, without motivation

What can I to resolve problem with a stress? I am studying canon law, every day I have lot of a stress. So I am feeling sad, alone, without motivation

Stress and study: It sounds like you working hard! It is important to exercise, get out and "get rid of steam" How is your nutrition. Who do you talk to? Please avoid isolating yourself! and GET PLENTY OF SLEEP ...Read more

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Why we are sad?

Why we are sad?

We are blessed: to have the capacity to feel an array of emotions. Sadness provides us with an emotional reaction to things like grieving, loss, difficult experiences, disappointments, etc. Because we have the ability to feel sad, or angry, or scared - it makes it all the more special when we feel joy or happiness (as we now have something to contrast it to). ...Read more

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Why am I always sad ?

Why am I always sad ?

Sadness: I don't know. A certain amount of angst can come with being a teenager. But if you find that your level of sadness is really interfering with your quality of life or your productivity then I would let your parents know. Evaluation by a psychiatrist, psychologist or even a school counselor may help to shed more light on this. Take care. ...Read more

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So sad all the time, help please?

So sad all the time, help please?

Depression: If you are sad all the time there is likely something in your life that is troubling you that is unresolved. Seek a mental health professional who can help you uncover the root of your sadness and help develop better ways of coping. It is likely that you can be helped. Best. ...Read more

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Are there beds that can help sad?

SAD Therapy: Treatment for seasonal affective disorder may include light therapy, medications and psychotherapy. If you have bipolar disorder, your doctor will be careful when prescribing light therapy or an antidepressant. Both treatments can potentially trigger a manic episode. ...Read more

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How can I not feel empty and sad?

How can I not feel empty and sad?

CBT/antidepressant: See your doctor for CBT, antidepressant med.....if needed ...Read more

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I'm constantly sad. What can I do?

I'm constantly sad. What can I do?

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 more

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What should I do to stop being so sad?

What should I do to stop being so sad?

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 more

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Why am I always sad & changed on moods?

Why am I always sad & changed on moods?

Don't know: Without knowing you - that would be hard to know. If you have marked changes in mood & energy level or feel despair- would recommend evaluation by a psychiatrist of psychologist. ...Read more

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Why could cause me to get so sad easily?

Why could cause me to get so sad easily?

Sad: You may be very sensitive and also there may be things in your life you have never resolved. See a clinical psychologist who can help you uncover the root of your problems and can also help you develop better ways of coping. Read the free updated articles on depression on the sounmdmindz.Org website for ongoing support and education. Best. ...Read more

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What to do to make myself feel less sad?

What to do to make myself feel less sad?

There are many : Things: 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 more

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Why might someone feel sad all the time?

Why might someone feel sad all the time?

Depression: Check out http://goo.gl/GU0sc9 & http://goo.gl/jJexMO for signs & symptoms of depression. If you've been suffering from these for 2+wks, see your FamilyDoc or Psych to discuss options. Cognitive behavioral therapy or other forms of counseling are very effective in mild depression while antidepressant drugs may be worthwhile consideration in moderate to severe cases. Keep in touch w/your docs. ...Read more

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Am I too old for kids? Im 36 and really sad.

Am I too old for kids?  Im 36 and really sad.

Not too old: Many women have children after age 36. Make sure you are at your ideal body weight, exercise, eat right and you should do fine in pregnancy. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: sad?

What is the definition or description of: sad?

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 more

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I need to know if sad is heriditary or acquired?

I need to know if sad is heriditary or acquired?

Both: As is the case with many answers in mental health, when the question has to do with genetics vs. Environment, the answer is almost always a combination of both. There is evidence for a biological or genetic risk for sad, but it is likely that environmental factors and life experience affect the likelihood of having sad expressed in one's life. ...Read more

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What would you do to decide if you suffer from sad?

What would you do to decide if you suffer from sad?

Seasonal Affective: Disorder or any other diagnosis needs to be made by a qualified professional after doing a history and evaluation. In general, sad describes depression that comes with certain seasons, usually fall or winter, and is thought to be related to a decrease in exposure to sunlight. ...Read more

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What to do to stop being sad, & have a happy life ?

What to do to stop being sad, & have a happy life ?

Make the decision to: Be happier ! 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 ; eat healthfully. Daily aerobic physical activity is a big +. Recommend the “feeling good book" by dr. David burns. ...Read more

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For a while now I feel angry,sad,why would this be?

For a while now I feel angry,sad,why would this be?

Depression: You may be dealing with depression and anxiety. Please seek consultation from a qualified mental health provider. ...Read more

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What to do if I'm feeling so sad as a man help me.?

What to do if I'm feeling so sad as a man help me.?

Gender dysphoria?: If you've always known you're really a woman but trapped in a man's body, get with your physician for a referral to people who can help you get the body you want if it's truly right for you. If you like being a man but things about the adult male role make you sad, perhaps a talk with your physician and/or a referral for talk / medication will help make things better. ...Read more

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I get bored a lot in my 30s and sad. Is this normal?

I get bored a lot in my 30s and sad. Is this normal?

Increase meaning: Hi Jennifer, boredom can be a symptom of depression or trigger for depression. I agree that an evaluation is the best place to start. If the problem is depression, therapy, and possibly meds, can be useful. In my opinion, boredom suggests that what you're doing lacks purpose. Consider increasing activities in your life that give you a sense of meaning. Hope this is helpful. Take care ...Read more

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Do people that stay indoors too much get symptoms sad?

Possibly: Current thinking is that sad is triggered by lack of direct sunlight. Staying indoors may contribute to this. ...Read more

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Shuld little kids watch sad movies, like animals dying?

Shuld little kids watch sad movies, like animals dying?

Depends: You don't say how little the child is or the context. Mr. Roberts did a wonderful show on a dead goldfish was aimed at 5-6 yo. Death happens, and learning about how people deal with it is a task children eventually need to master. Nearly all the disney classics have a death (usually mom) in the plot, if your child watches such fare, be involved & answer question that arise at the level asked. ...Read more

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Am i just sad or is it something else medically related?

Sad or...: Agree with dr. Satulovsky. You may have a sad mood. You could have major depression. You may have medical conditions that are causing this or not.... The best way to know is through a psychiatric evaluation. Take care. ...Read more