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Tracking Chart For Depression Symptoms
I'm on Lustral 50 from 15 Days for Depression & Anxiety, I feel good times since 3 days but it's not permanent and I return back, Am I on right track?
Outlook: I would feel encouraged by the positive times. You have not been on the medication for very long. A healthy attitude will allow you to reflect on the increasing positives rather than focusing on the lower points. Take care. ...Read more
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
I am 4'11 and weigh 200lbs. I am always yo-yoing in weight. I have depression and low self esteem. I can't seem to ever stay on track? How do i?
Decisions vs Desires: Our mind is a very powerful tool. There is a difference between making a true decision and wanting something to be different. When we make a decision and then create a process for change, the goals are less important. Stick to the process and eventually you will reach your goals. Also consider finding a therapist that uses mindful based cognitive therapy. ...Read more
Been off of Lithium for a month now. I was misdiagnosed with manic depression. Starting to get back on track. How much longer does it take to exit?
Lithium is gone: Don't know what you mean by "exit". Lithium should be well out of your system after being off of it for a month. In general, Lithium is most likely completely cleared from your body after about 5 days. I am glad to hear that things are getting back on track for you. You must have been having significant problems to have been diagnosed with manic-depression. I wish you well. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hi im getting a lot of anxiety depression around my cycle and I have been tracking my periods they have gone from a 28day cycle to 25 day cycle in half?
PMDD/PMS: You may have symptoms of pmdd or pms. Talk to your doc. There are good treatments for both of these. ...Read more
I'm depressed and fight anxiety, extremely fatigued, very stressed out. I don't want to take medication, dr doesn't support this. What can help me get bak on track? I am just so tired and unmotivated.
Alternatives: Your dr might be right and the best course of action would be meds. However, as a patient, and mostly if there is no serious risk to you or others, you may consider non-pharmacological approaches (psychotherapy, other alternative approved tools). Lifestyle changes (you mention stress, fatigue, anxiety; vacation, diet, leisure, sports, etc) along with dr guidance/checkups, may do miracles sometimes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
New to migraines and feeling increased anxiety and even depression. Is this normal? The migraines tend to scare me with all the neuro symptoms.
See below: I"m sorry you're going through this. I would recommend keeping a headache diary (what triggers the migraine, auras, food eaten, degree of pain, and what helped relieve the migraine). You might want to keep track of your symptoms so you can adjust certain things to the onset of the headache. Health psychologist specializing in pain mgmnt can help guide you through the process. Good luck! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Onset and sadness: Negative symptoms of schizophrenia have significant overlap with depression, making diagnosis challenging. Differentiating these two requires review of history, in particular, how and when the symptoms started. Negative symptoms are more stable over time. Depression symptoms tend to fluctuate, often independent of other schizophrenia symptoms. Sadness, crying are also suggestive of depression. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have all the symptoms of depression, does this mean I have depression? Or does it mean I have possible bipolar? I'm scared :(
DEPRESSION: This is a hard question to answer. Bipolar disorder may first present as depression, showing mania or hypo mania later on, sometimes years later. One way to help sort it out is to look at family history. If there is a history of bipolar illness in your family, you have a greater chance of having it. See a psychiatrist skilled in assessment and treatment of mood disorders. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Teen depression: Is harder to diagnose than depression in adults. All teens have some moodiness and rapid mood swings which can be similar to depression. If you are concerned about a teenager you know consider speaking with a psychologist about your concerns and possibly set up an evaluation for the teen. If a teen is extremely isolated and lacking interest in life ( possibly suicidal) get help asap. ...Read more
I have recently started experiencing symptoms of depression and its as a result of my home situation. I need help and advice.
Depression: If noticing a change in your mood like depression, you need a medical evaluation to determine its nature and intensity plus check on your general health. Working with a therapist can help you review aspects of your life which might be triggers, what can be done about them, and take actions to improve your situation. Psychiatrists can help with deeper depressions that might require meds. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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