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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 taking oral contraceptive pills is a reason for depression?

Maybe: Rarely a woman may get depression symptoms from taking oral contraceptives. Usually they are predisposed to depression to begin with. If you were well, started the pill, and got depressed, simply discontinue the pill, use alternate form of contraception and see if you get better. It may take 1-2 weeks to be sure. ...Read more

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I get severely depressed from oral contraceptive (beyaz, alesse). What options do I have besides condoms?

I get severely depressed from oral contraceptive (beyaz, alesse). What options do I have besides condoms?

Birth control: There are other barrier methods like diaphragm. Also there are iud's. However these methods would still leave you exposed to std's. If not in a monogamous relationship, condoms might make the most sense. Talk with your gyn physician or family care clinic. Be well. ...Read more

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How to tell if i need depression pills?

How to tell if i need depression pills?

It depends on the : Severity of your depressive symptoms ; whether it has responded to non- medication efforts. A psychiatrist can help to determine if medications are indicated. 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). ...Read more

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Can my migraine pills help my depression?

Can my migraine pills help my depression?

Absolutely: Antidepressant medications (TCA, SSRI, SNRI), which are usually used to treat depression,can be effective in preventing migraine headaches. ...Read more

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Will depression or anxiety pills change you?

Will depression or anxiety pills change you?

Psychotropic meds: Can be very beneficial. Ssri's can help to correct brain chemical deficiencies. If benzodiazapines are used for anxiety, they provide some symptomatic relief but don't change the underlying problem. Regardless of what medications are taken - talking therapy is crucial to making major change. Seeing a psychologist for cognitive behavioral therapy would be a good option. ...Read more

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Do any natural pills help anxiety and depression?

Do any natural pills help anxiety and depression?

Exercise first: You might want to concentrate on other methods. Getting enough sleep, regular exercise on a daily basis and learning relaxation techniques such as deep breathing or yoga may go a long way to helping both depression and anxiety. Exercise has been shown to be very powerful in treating both anxiety and depression. ...Read more

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Is the vaginal ring cause depression like the pills?

Is the vaginal ring cause depression like the pills?

Possible side effect: Mood changes, including depression symptoms, is a potential side effect of hormonal birth control - including the ring you mention, as well as birth control pills and patches. Would encourage you to talk with your provider if this is a concern and discuss options. Be well. ...Read more

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Can the pill diane-35ed (estelle 35ed) cause depression?

Can the pill diane-35ed (estelle 35ed) cause depression?

Yes. : A lot of birth control pills can cause mood changes because of the hormones. If you feel this one is making you depressed, you should ask your doctor to change it. There are lots of different birth control pills available and you might have to try several to see what is best for you. T ...Read more

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Could you suggest any pill for stress anxiety ad depression?

Could you suggest any pill for stress anxiety ad depression?

There are many optio: There are many options.But you need to consult your doctor or a psychiatrist to make a proper diagnosis and come with the recommendation of a piil you may or may not need. ...Read more

Dr. David Kurss
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