Category Archives: Depression

There are many different types of depression. Depression can take many forms, and so many healthcare professionals use a number of different terms when referring to depression. Seasonal affective disorder, clinical depression, and bipolar depression are all commonly diagnosed types of depression. What really causes a lot of confusion when someone is diagnosed with depression is that it can v......
There are several depression treatment options available for adults. Firstly, what do we mean when we talk about depression? Depression is a lot more than just having a bad day or being in a bad mood. It is a mental illness that has a physiological base. A chemical imbalance in the person’s brain is responsible for feelings of hopelessness and negativity. This illness is not something ......
Menopause – the permanent ending of a woman’s menstrual cycle – continues to spark debate among medical experts regarding the symptoms related to its onset. While experts agree that the hormonal shift that occurs during menopause is responsible for such common side effects as hot flashes, memory loss, and weight gain, they are still unclear if there is a solid link between ......
Depression is a crippling disease, not just for the person inflicted but also for everyone that cares and loves them. Learn to manage your depression today by using techniques that over time will allow you to conquer your depression on your terms. This article will cover the groups that depression affects, the signs of depression and some potential techniques for coping. Recognizing that y......
Clinical depression, sometimes known as unipolar depression or major depression, can be described as a type of depression where the symptoms are persistent and severe enough to warrant clinical intervention by a health professional. This is not the same as feeling fed up, down in the dumps or being moody. When someone is suffering from clinical depression, the individual’s daily life......
While the manic phase of Bipolar Disorder is perhaps the most disturbing to those around the sufferer, it is actually the depressive phase of this disorder that is most dangerous to sufferers. During these phases, bleak emotions can even cause some people to become suicidal. In order to help someone suffering from a depressive episode, it is important to recognize the signs that some suffer......
Why treat depression with antidepressants and other kind of medication when you can have better results by only exercising and performing regular physical activities? It’s a fact that exercising solves various health related problems and also empowers your brain and your mental abilities. Thus helping you beat depressive emotions and stress. I was passing by the APA’s (American P......
Suffering from clinical depression means more then just being sad of feeling down after a bad day at work or after a minor failure. It is a complex state of mind that is felt all the time. It creates other disorders or dysfunctions in the organism such as eating and sleeping disorders, having trouble thinking, concentrating, reading, or even watching television; loosing interest for things o......
Depression is an ugly, sometimes emotionally crippling illness that if untreated can become,worse over time. It affects not only the person suffering, but also friends and family and can take a toll on other relationships and responsibilities, including employment. Many people suffer from depression, but have no idea that’s what their problem is. Here is a short list of symptoms that c......
Stress and Depression can wreak havoc on anyone including: college professors, doctors, housewives, laborers, and students. It is an illness that will affect every facet of your life; your physical, emotional and spiritual well-being. I know this first hand as I began my own recovery from drugs and steroids and the mind numbing depression that followed over nineteen years ago. Exercise can......