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Pregnant And Feeling Depressed
See below: Have you seen your primary care doctor to rule out any medical issues that might be causing your sx? For depression and anxiety: practice relaxation, mediation, guided imagery (you can google it); keep a diary of the events when you happen to be anxious/depressed: what happened; thoughts you had; what helped;where did it feel in your body; establish small achievable goals. Good luck! ...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
Call your doc: Symptoms like you're having can be a sign of a few different conditions (e.g., preeclampsia, panic attack, virus) but they aren't to be ignored. Call your doctor who is planning to help you deliver or stop in at the urgent care center and let them know what's going on with you. ...Read more
I am 15 weeks pregnant and always anxious stressed and depressed. I have GAD. How can this affect my baby physically and mentally.
Being well is best!: No denying, being emotionally is best for you, those around you and the one inside you. But, it's not the case, so the next best thing. Use these months to get into better condition. Do some CBT psychotherapy (no chemicals that do harm baby) and learn ways to avoid, reduce and manage stress, anxiety and depression. Your attitude and behavior after the birth has a much bigger impact on baby. Best! ...Read more
I feel depressed and sad and lonely everyday. I can't sleep and starve myself. I feel worthless and have suicidal thoughts. I sit at home. Depression?
Can you get a period and have pregnancy symptoms? Im on nexplanon and i feel pregnant i feel very hungry and sleepy
Side Effect: Nexplanon is a Progesterone only birth control method. Progesterone levels are normally elevated just prior to your menstrual period and also in pregnancy. So using a progesterone only method can make you feel pregnant, hungry and sleepy. If this is new for you, you might do a home pregnancy test to be sure. But most likely it is a side-effect of Nexplanon. Best wishes! ...Read more
16y female. feeling hot, sweaty, sleepy and nausea since some days. Also having trouble sleeping and occasionally feel depressed and sad. Advice?
Please speak to doc: You want to have a physical check up and also speak with a psychiatrist. After any medical problem is ruled out you will probably benefit by therapy or therapy and some medication. Treatment works so be sure to followup ...Read more
Get evaluated: If you haven't already, you need to get evaluated by a doctor. Let them know that you think you may have depression. They will do the rest. They will likely run some lab tests to rule out any medical causes of depression, such as a low thyroid. If it is depression, they can then make the appropriate recommendations for treatment. ...Read more
Look for help: You won't always feel exactly how you are feeling right now. When you say normal, do you mean that you used to feel generally better? It's a good idea to talk to your doctor about how you are feeling, there is treatment for the feelings you are having. You don't want to let the feelings you are having right now get worse or become the new normal. Best wishes to you. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sounds depressing.: See your family doctor and have physical causes of your symptoms excluded first. You should then see a psychiatrist for a full psychiatric evaluation. If you have a primary sleep disorder then a sleep disorder specialist could be of great assistance. Psychotherapy should also be part of your treatment plan. Practice good sleep hygiene. Counselingservice.Vassar.Edu/docs/sleep%20hygeine%20... Good sleep hygiene. ...Read more
I'm really concerned about my eractic mood swings i can go from feeling great full of energy excited and giggly to feeling lost worthless and suicidal?
Eval: Get a full psychiatric evaluation to determine what bothers you, and consider medication to take the edge off them symptoms. Next, get a referral to a reputable psychotherapist to discuss what your current emotional state and life experiences men to YOU. Meds and therapy together are the most optimal approach, for the most part. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Fatigue + pregnancy: Fatigue with pregnancy is not uncommon and is due to hormone changes. But you need to be checked for iron deficiency and anemia, vit d or folate (folic acid) deficiency, and low thyroid, etc also look for immunologic disorders. Your obstetrician should be advised of your symptoms and do the usual screening tests. . ...Read more
Im 38 weeks pregnant and would like to be induced. im feeling very anxious ,cant sleep, im always tired,my feet swell, feeling alot of pelvic pressure?
Bng inducted is not : Ur choice, but that of Ur OB. U can talk 2 him/her about it, but there R certain criteria that need 2 B met. ...Read more
When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more
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