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Aren't these physical troubles caused by depression?

Aren't these physical troubles caused by depression?

I am not sure: I am not sure what physical sxs you are referring to. However physical symptoms can occur with depression such as headaches, tension in neck and upper back, GI distress, increase in chronic pain etc. ...Read more

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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I know the cause of my depression but can't heal. What to do?

I know the cause of my depression but can't heal. What to do?

Treat depression: You should contact a psychiatrist or psychologist for diagnosis and treatment. If necessary, there are many available medications to complement therapy. ...Read more

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What are the causes, symptoms of depression?

What are the causes, symptoms of depression?

Causes and symptoms: Depression can result from stressors, chronic stress, substances, genetics, among other things. Major depressive episode consists of 4 of the following symptoms lasting greater than two weeks: depressed mood, changes in sleep, lower energy, poor concentration, changes in appetite, feelings of too much guilt, inability to enjoy, moving slower or too fast, racing thoughts, and suicidal thoughts. ...Read more

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Could there be a chemical that causes depression?

Several: Some blood pressure medication, steroids and pain medications can all be culprits. If you are asking about industrial chemicals on the skin or inhaled, those may be tied to other medical problems but not usually depression. ...Read more

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What are the causes of depression in the first place?

What are the causes of depression in the first place?

Multiple causes: Causes include : family history of depression, medical illnesses (i.E hypothyroidism), neurochemical imbalance, side effects from medications, major life stressors, death/loss, substance use and history of abuse. ...Read more

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Does depression cause pain? If so, why does it cause pain? What's causing the pain?

Does depression cause pain? If so, why does it cause pain? What's causing the pain?

Highly likely: Pain is perceived and tolerated differently by everyone. Chronic pain will undoubtedly lead most to experience depressive symptomatolgy, although not all will meet criteria for a frank major depressive episode. Acute pain is less likely to cause mood fluctuations. Those with a history of severe depression often describe having psychomotor slowing/fatigue and maybe even generalized pain. ...Read more

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I have symptoms of depression but no event has triggered it. Is it possible that the cause be purely medical?

I have symptoms of depression but no event has triggered it. Is it possible that the cause be purely medical?

Yes: Depression is a peculiar thing. Sometimes a trigger is easily identified, others it is not. There is a phenomenon known as chronic disease-related depression and is still clinical depression. Talk with for family doctor about ways to work with it. ...Read more

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What cause depression?

What cause depression?

Causes of depression: Include a genetic component that increases your risk when a blood relative has depression, distressing experiences combined with dysfunctional negative thinking and beliefs, and behaviors that contribute to withdrawing socially & reducing pleasurable & rewarding activities. Cultivating an optimistic, resilient attitude that sees problems as solvable challenges help prevent depression. ...Read more

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What's your opinion on causes depression?

Depression: There are various causes but one consistent cause I have encountered is a negative self voice. They way we talk to ourselves, especially when critical, can have a profound effect on your mood. Try reading my book, "changing your inner voice:a journey through depression to truth and love" featured on the soundmindz. Org website. Best. ...Read more

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Please explain what are the causes of depression?

Please explain what are the causes of depression?

Many causes: This is a huge topic -- but there may be biological causes like neurotransmitter changes, hormone changes, medication side effects, etc. Medical illnesses that increase likelihood. Also genetic causes since depression can be more common in certain families. Life events like loss of any kind. Childhood trauma and abuse. Drug and alcohol abuse. For more info: http://tinyurl. Com/36yv6hs. ...Read more

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What causes anxiety and depression?

What causes anxiety and depression?

The short answer: Currently, it is believed that they are caused by a combination of genetic predisposition and social, environmental factors and events. Usually a person predisposed to anxiety and depression will have difficulties adjusting to change and will not be emotionally resilient. That means can not recover quickly after a sad or challenging event. Tx: learn how to better cope, with/ without medication. ...Read more

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What causes cheek depression?

What causes cheek depression?

Bone/tooth loss?: The first question that I would have for you is if you have had an injury as depressed fractures or tooth extraction are the commonest causes for acute onset cheek depression. Some patients will develop soft tissue volume loss with weight loss. Best to see a facial plastic surgeon in your area for specific advice and management. For other issues see your pcp. ...Read more

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What causes depression?

What causes depression?

Multitude of things: A question surely pondered thru the ages. Some people are born with a genetic predisposition and a strong family hty. Drug and alcohol abuse can cause depression. Prolonged exposure to stress can make the most resilient among us depressed. Medical depression may be related to inflammatory cytokines which travel from site of illness to brain (e.G mult. Sclerosis can present with depression). ...Read more

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What can cause depression?

What can cause depression?

A mix: Psychiatric illnesses occur when a combination of risk factors collide. The most common factors include your genes, your family upbringing and culture, and your thoughts. ...Read more

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Wht are causes of depression?

They can include:: High stress
past trauma
drugs and alcohol abuse
medical illness
bad or no relationships
major change
lack of self-worth. ...Read more

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How does add cause depression?

How does add cause depression?

Low dopamine ++: Conscious realizations that one is not performing up to one's inherent ability can lead to disappointment. Lack of productivity and follow-through can deny one self-esteem that comes from a job done well and consistently. Because of the disparity between what one acknowledges one is capable of doing and what is actually done, there is a felt need to explain it. "i must be lazy, crazy, stupid, ". ...Read more

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Does being lazy causes depression?

Does being lazy causes depression?

No: Usually "laziness" is a result of depression, not cause of it. Exercise is an important activity in dealing with depression, along with diet, medication, and help from your doctor. ...Read more

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Does being bored cause depression?

Does being bored cause depression?

No: It's helpful if you're bored to take a bread-do something fun, take a walk or maybe read a good book. ...Read more

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Can toxoplasmosis cause depression?

Can toxoplasmosis cause depression?

See:: Http://www. Sciencedaily. Com/releases/2012/12/121206203240.htm. Research suggests that it may impact risk taking behavior / suicidality. ...Read more

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What is depression, cause and cure?

What is depression, cause and cure?

Types of Depression: There are several types of depression. Reactive depression occurs as a result of loss and eventually we adjust. If one does not adjust or if the cause is not clear certainly seek professional help. "feeling good" by david burns is an excellent self-help book based on science. Don't let the thickness of it intimidate you. Take it bit by bit. Chemical depression-neuroscience lab tests-urine. ...Read more

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What symptoms does depression cause?

What symptoms does depression cause?

Several: Mood is sad and mostly non responsive to environmental changes, for more than 2 weeks. Sleep changes (either too much or not enough); loss of interest in usual activities; inordinate guilt; lack of energy; difficulty with thinking & concentrating; changes in appetite & weight (usually reduced, but can be increased); agitation or lethargy; suicidal preoccupations and/or plans. ...Read more

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Could depression cause physical pain?

Could depression cause physical pain?

Yes, depression: Can some times go hand in hand with physical pain. ...Read more

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Can depression cause physical pain?

Can depression cause physical pain?

Yes and vice versa: Depression can lead to pain symptoms, usually dull aches, stiffness, soreness etc. Stomach aches and other somatic pains are common. Likewise, physical pain, especially chronic pain often leads to depression. ...Read more

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I am wondering what causes depression?

I am wondering what causes depression?

Multiple causes: Some causes of depression are genetic; some are environmental; some are exacerbated by trauma; can be increased with alcohol and drug abuse; some may come from negative unconscious psychological patterns, etc. It is not easy to isolate to single causes in a person's case, and multiple causes may be present in the same person. ...Read more

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Health deterioration causes depression?

Health deterioration causes depression?

It certainly can!: No one wants to be less than healthy. Add to that the genetic component to major depressive disorder, and the likelyhood of depression rises. ...Read more

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What causes depression in young people?

What causes depression in young people?

Sadness/depression: Just as with adults, the cause of depression is not fully understood in adolescents. There are biochemical theories hypothesizing about seretonin, norepinephrine and Dopamine and psychosocial theories that environmental facotors cause depression. Some suggest that diet and sedentary lifestyle are causes of adolescent depression. Hereditaey or genetic causes also continue to examined. ...Read more

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Can depression cause a mental condition?

Can depression cause a mental condition?

It is a disorder: Major affective disorder, depression = s clinical depression which is a treatable mental illness. ...Read more

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Should a no-grain diet cause depression?

Should a no-grain diet cause depression?

Maybe for a time :-): 'if you're stopping gluten for some reason, you may miss bread, pastries, cakes, and cookies for a time. If you've actually got a food sensitivity to gluten, eliminating this from your diet may ultimately help lift depression as well as decrease inflammation in your body (which can cause aches and pains). There are non-gluten grains you can enjoy, like quinoa, amaranth, brown rice, etc. ...Read more