Category Archives: Depression

Alcohol is used by people for creating a good mood but in essence it is one of the main causes of depression. Alcoholism will produce many of the signs and symptoms of depression. Although there are no scientific proofs that depression would cause alcoholism, the two disorders are commonly met together in the same patient. 30 50 percents of all alcoholics are suffering from major depression......
As women approach midlife and menopause one of the things to be on the lookout for is depression. While menopause is not thought to be a cause of depression the two can occur at the same time. What is believed to be a cause of depression is changes in estrogen levels which occur during menopause. It is known that women are affected by depression over twice as much as men and that a family hi......
No one knows what causes depression and there are many variations in the way a depressive disorder can manifest itself. It isn’t possible to tell who is going to develop depression, and there is no way of knowing what medication might help or even exactly how each medicine works. What is known is that without assistance, it is possible for depression to continue for weeks, months or s......
When I asked him about the harsh antidepressant that I’d been put on, my psychiatrist told me that there was no natural remedy for depression. He said that natural remedies for depression were fiction. They were created by ruthless con artists to make money off of people at the expense of their health. I had been inclined to believe him, because he had already treated several of my rel......
There are beautiful people out there, sensitive and tender at heart. One thing they often have in common: they suffer from low self esteem, depression and the like. Many times they work in the social field, but they may come from any occupation. Often they feel not to fit into society at all. Whatever they try, they cannot find a suiting place. On the other hand, there are the powerful mani......
In recent years the importance of recognizing postpartum depression has become an importance health care issue among all health care workers. The postpartum depression residential treatment training is aimed to identify the signs and symptoms of postpartum depression and reduce the short and long term cost to mothers and children alike. Postpartum depression was once thought of as a make bel......
Infertility depression is a real issue for couples struggling to conceive and affects both men and women in different ways. For women, being unable to conceive is depressing enough but this can be exacerbated even further during assisted reproduction programs. The stress associated with ongoing treatment can build to high levels and if the process ends in failure, infertility depression can......
The origin of depression may not be visible at all on an outer level where wealth, family, relationships, and success may all be in place and operating as signs and symbols of a successful life. Yet on an inner level, the inner being can feel bereft of that which feels necessary to life. It is this sense of being bereft – of having lost, mislaid, or had taken away that which was the so......
Everyone feels “blue” at times. Life is full of highs and lows. But people with depression feel sad all of the time. Depression is a real medical illness. Left untreated, it can lead to other mental illnesses or even suicide. Real clinical depression is not something you can just shake off. You can’t talk yourself into feeling better. It can interfere with your daily activi......
Are you depressed? If you are bothered by fleeting feelings of sadness, well, that is part of life. We are all affected by the little highs and lows that result from winters that last too long or a week when nothing goes right. But when you experience more severe feelings of sadness, and they last for more than two weeks, is it a good idea to ask your doctor to give you a depression test. De......