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Depression: What It Is, Causes, Signs, Relief and Self Help, Treatment

Depression In depression , a person experiences a low feeling characterized by symptoms of being unhappy, sad, disappointed or miserable. It is of course normal to have such feelings for a short duration in the normal course of life. But when these feelings continue for a prolonged period and get in the way of a person's normal way of living, it moves into the realm of what is depression . What is Depression Depression is a mood disorder that combines such feelings as those of being lost, sad, angry, and frustrated over a long period without a valid reason being present. It is normal to have times when you experience all of these feelings as life throws things at you, but not for these feelings to continue on for prolonged periods. What is Depression Like? Depression is not an all or nothing occurrence. It can range from mild to severe. Some of the symptoms used in assessing the severity of depression include abnormal amounts of sleep, changes in appetite, changes in weight, and t

Best Healthy Diet for Depression and Anxiety

Healthy Diet for Depression and Anxiety Healthy diet has proven itself as a natural and effective treatment for many health issues and that does not exclude mental health issues like anxiety and depression . Right nutrition helps the body function properly, leaving organs with less stress, thus improving their capacity to heal. This in its turn will be quite effective in improving your mood, increasing your concentration and memory. For a person suffering from unipolar or bipolar depression and anxiety disorders it’s a challenge to maintain good eating habits, however, having a healthy diet will have drastic long term positive effects on the person’s mental health and physical well-being. Best Diet for Depression and Anxiety 1. Complex carbohydrate which includes fruits, vegetables, beans and whole grains are a very good source of steady supply of glucose for the body, which is helpful in maintaining body and brain energy. With the help of which there can be prevention of memory prob

Relaxation Techniques: Natural Remedies for Anxiety, Stress, Panic

Relaxation Techniques Some amount of stress and anxiety is actually healthy because it can help you focus and sharpen your mind, but when it becomes overwhelming, it then produces debilitating effects on both the mind and the body. There are many simple natural remedies (yes, in addition to medication treatment and psychotherapy) that anyone can follow or practice to reduce anxiety and stress . These include relaxation techniques , which require little effort and can be used at any time. Relaxation techniques induce a natural, physiological response to stress, a reaction when one does not know it is happening. Relaxation is defined as a psychophysical state in which a person feels free from stress and tension. Achieving a state of relaxation means gaining the ability to control the level of physical activation in order to produce a state that is ready for freedom from tension. When stress and anxiety affect the body's normal functioning, relaxation can be a helpful way to regain p

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How to Deal With the Depression: Basics and Beyond

How to Deal With the Depression It is common to feel sad or blue when dealing with a specific stress, trauma, or a challenging situation, but depression is a much deeper issue. Even when symptoms are minor, this condition is serious. Unfortunately, many people have committed suicide or even homicide because of not getting the care needed. In this article we tried to provide all the required information so you can learn about the truths of mental depression and discover how to deal with the depression . Of all mental health conditions that people face, depression is among those suffered the most, affecting the lives of millions of people all over the world. In fact, globally, more than 264 million people of all ages suffer from depression. ( ref.: WHO Fact sheets on Depression ). And, since the pandemic, percentage of people experiencing depression (and anxiety) symptoms had a manifold rise. Depression affects not only the mind and behaviors, but also physical health, performance, and

Panic Attack and Panic Disorder

Panic Attack and Panic Disorder Panic Attack A panic attack is a sudden or intense anxiety or fear. Panic attacks usually come with the following symptoms: dizziness, shortness of breath, heart palpitations, light headedness. Panic attacks are unpredictable and happen in a range of situations.     See also: Anxiety Attack Some people have only one or two in their lifetime, others will have a group of them which center around increasing stress in their life and for others it could be a daily event in which case it is caused a panic disorder. People who suffer on going panic attacks will generally develop a fear of having panic attacks and go on to avoid situations in which escape would be difficult. Some people who have social anxiety disorder often have panic attacks as part of their symptoms. These attacks are also called anxiety attacks and are usually resolved by removing the problem or trigger situation. What does panic attack feel like If you do have panic attacks y

Some Commonly Experienced Symptoms of Anxiety Disorders

Signs and Symptoms of Anxiety Disorders In this page we will discuss some of the anxiety disorder symptoms which are commonly experienced in generalized anxiety , post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) and panic attacks . It is important to note, however, that anxiety is capable of creating hundreds of different anxiety disorder symptoms, so this is by no means an exclusive list. Shortness of breath / Shallow Breath, and Smothering Sensations : This is one of the most common anxiety disorder symptoms - it may feel as though you aren’t getting enough air into your lungs or as though someone is pressing up against your chest cavity and restricting your air intake. This is just a harmless sensation! Don’t worry about it or be concerned that you aren’t breathing properly because you are! If you weren’t breathing properly you would be unconscious. As with all anxiety disorder symptoms, don’t give these sensations any credit, they will go away. FAQ :