Can someone tell me if severe depression and anxiety treatable/curable\?

Absolutely! Both of these can certainly be managed, if not "cured" but it takes work on your part. It can be difficult to get started b/c both problems cause one to avoid reaching out to others. But, you must. Start w/ ur pcp, a therapist or clergy. Cognitive behavioral therapy is highly effective w/ both depression ; anxiety. The sooner u start the better! u can even start today w/some exercise ; vitamin d3.
Often they are. Talking therapy ranks really high. Cognitive Behavioral therapy or psychotherapy can be effective. Aim for daily exercise, 8 hours of sleep per night & good nutrition w 5 servings of veggies & 4 of fruit per day. Try tai chi, yoga, Qi Gong, progressive muscle relaxation, deep breathing exercises & meditation. Get checked for underlying medical causes. Don't isolate - spend time w friends & stay.

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I've got very severe depression. Is it treatable/curable?

Severe Depression. I commend you for your desire to overcome severe depression. • Believe in Wonder of Life Force within yourself. • Reflect on achievements of total life; and feel satisfaction. • Depression is treatable with good improvement in functioning. See Psychiatrist for complete Medical and Psychiatric evaluation for Diagnosis. Then discuss: • Hospital Treatment/Intensive Outpatient Therapy • Medication. Read more...

Please tell me, are worn down teeth proof of severe depression and/or anxiety?

Not necessarily. Worn down teeth can result from a wide variety of problems -- anxiety and depression only one of them. Abusing substances like methamphetamine, or crystal meth, can also result in worn down or deteriorating teeth. A dentist can help you with tooth damage. If you also have anxiety, depression, and/or meth abuse, your doctor and also psychiatrists and psychologists can help you. Read more...
May be related. Teeth wear for many reasons. Grinding, acid reflux, bad bite, acidic diets, meth and other drug use are some of the causes. People who are depressed may grind more and have unhealthy diets so they could have more wear. See a psychologist to treat the depression and a dentist to tret the teeth. Read more...

Do I have BPD? I was diagnosed with severe depression and anxiety a few years back, and I've been on medication ever since, but I think it's more.

Cannot say. I cannot say if you have Bipolar based on that little information. I recommend you see a psychiatrist for an evaluation. Read more...
Start with doctor. You need a psychiatric evaluation, which includes a complete medical history, to diagnose bipolar disorder. Bipolar disorder can range from milder hypomanic states to more severe mania. You can start by seeing your pcp for exam and evaluation to rule out medical causes for depression and mood changes. Hope this helps. Read more...

I have severe depression and anxiety. Should I ask my doc. About benzos?

Ask you doctor. About therapy as well as medication. You should not have to suffer with depression and anxiety. A therapist can help you start figuring out what is bothering you and start finding ways to cope better with the challenges in life. Read more...
Dangers of benzos. First question, is your dr a psychiatrist? Does dr know about depression, anxiety and addiction (which is a potential problem with benzos.)? Ssris are likely a better choice but you should talk with a psychiatrist and probably also a psychologist who can help you with non-medication techniques. Current best practice for most anxiety is in learning to cope with it rather than medicating it away. Read more...

I'm going through severe depression and anxiety. There's no reliable therapist around. I need help. How can I help myself?

Depression & Anxiety. Consider a virtual consult through HealthTap. Someone here may be able to suggest some self-help strategies. Please also see your doctor to have someone support and monitor you. Peace and good health. Read more...
Self care. 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). Try Qi Gong, Tai Chi, acupuncture, acupressure, homeopathy, meditation, Yoga, exercise program, deep breathing exercises or Progressive muscle relaxation. Read more...

I am thinking of checking myself into a hospital because of my severe depression and anxiety. Lately they both have been bad and suggestions?

First empathy. Sounds like things are tough. Depression, anxiety and excess alcohol suggest life is not going well. See your professionals (MD, counselor or others you see) and be candid about how bad you are feeling. Maybe hospital is exactly what will help. This life-game doesn't come with guarantees and can certainly disappoint/depress us. Let someone help you. Read more...
Depends on severity. If you feel like you may be a threat to yourself or others, then please check yourself into the hospital. If your symptoms are severe but not threatening then consider finding a psychologist or psychiatrist. Your general practitioner is a great place to start for a referral. Read more...

Is it possible that a diagnosis of anorexia could be wrong and just severe depression and anxiety is the underlying cause what determines anorexia?

Could be both. anorexia is a diagnosis that caused by some other underlying diseases. while treating anorexia, you need to treat the main cause, like depression and anxiety. so the diagnosis is not wrong. ignoring and not treating the main cause is wrong. Read more...