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Depression cause as a result of child birth, taking prosac , tegretol and a sleep doze. This develop into type2 diebets.Can i really get a suitable cure?

Depression cause as a result of child birth, taking prosac , tegretol and a sleep doze. This develop into type2 diebets.Can i really get a suitable cure?

Are you in therapy?: Depression is best treated with a combo of medication and psychotherapy. U may also need additional help with diet and exercise 2combat both the depression and diabetes. Find a therapist who specializes in depression and diabetes. Ucan overcome these issues, but it will take time and hard work on your part. Your emotional and physical health rworth it for you and your children's sake. ...Read more

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Dr. Pamela Pappas
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Depression (Definition)

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


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Is it possible to have post-partum three years after childbirth? Or is it just plain depression?

Is it possible to have post-partum three years after childbirth?  Or is it just plain depression?

Depression: I think at this point it is depression. You need to talk to your doctor and family. You may need medication and therapy. ...Read more

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I am depressed about my body after child birth.?

I am depressed about my body after child birth.?

Help, now!: Let's make sure your OB refers you to an excellent psychiatrist for an evaluation. ...Read more

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I have irregular periods but I am not sexually active with men at all. I get a lot of pains, I am constantly tired but no longer have depression.

I have irregular periods but I am not sexually active with men at all. I get a lot of pains, I am constantly tired but no longer have depression.

Check a blood count.: You may be anemic. This could explain your fatigue. If not then a morre complete exam should be done to rule out other more serious problems. ...Read more

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Why is it not a good idea to tell someone depressed or anxious to stop feeling sorry for themselves? Won't it make them man up and get over things?

Why is it not a good idea to tell someone depressed or anxious to stop feeling sorry for themselves? Won't it make them man up and get over things?

Probably not: Someone who worries aka anxiety will now likely worry that you don't like or respect them and avoid or shy away from you. A depressed person already feels bad enough you don't need to additionally point it out to them (they know). If you want to be helpful you can empathize and say yeah that sucks or just point out how its not so bad and there are other positive things to focus on. ...Read more

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Why do men smoke during depression?

Men are no different: People tend to smoke more under all sorts of pressures and stress. Statistics show 25% of americans smoke, 50% of all psychiatric outpatients smoke, 70% of bipolar i and substance use disorders smoke and to top it off, 90% of outpatient schizophrenics smoke. There was no significant difference between men and women reported in those statistics. ...Read more

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Depression: what is the cause in women and in men?

Depression: what is the cause in women and in men?

Many: Depression has many causes, there are physical/medical causes such as hormone imbalance, illness, infections, stress in volnerable people, trauma. Some people are biologically predisposed and have a breakdown with minor daily stressors. The causes are not necessarily unique btn men and women. ...Read more

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What are some foods that improve depression in men ?

What are some foods that improve depression in men ?

Healthy diet: There are no specific foods but i would advise a diet high in fruits and vegetables; low in red meat, alcohol, drugs. Multivitamin is good. There have been studies that have shown that omega 3 fatty acids are good for depression. You may want to have your vit d and testosterone tested. There is something call deplin which is a prescribed supplement that has some good data for depression. ...Read more

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Can you please tell me about depression symptoms in men?

Aggression : Depression in men is manifested mostly as an anger problem. Men are less likely to show more "typical" signs of depression such as sadness and crying episodes. Men instead of expressing a depressed mood, they may seem more irritable and aggressive. For these reasons, many men -- as well as doctors and other health care providers- may fail to recognize the problem as depression. ...Read more

Men (Definition)

Men are adult members of the male sex. The acropnym men also stands for multiple endocrine neoplasia, a hereditary condition that involves benign and malignant tumors of various glands. There are two main types, men ...Read more


Dr. Caroline Cribari
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Melancholia (Definition)

This is an old term for depression or dysthymia (mildly low mood), from the belief that it was caused by excess ...Read more