Depression is a clinical condition, just as real as a cold or flu. Although treatment for depression varies widely from person to person, but there are some approaches that seem to work more often than others.
Depression is a common and serious medical illness that negatively affects how you feel, the way you think and how you act. Fortunately, it is also treatable.
HOW YOU KNOW WHEN YOU DEPRESSED?
Trouble concentrating, remembering details, and making decisions. You tend to suffer from Fatigue. Feelings of guilt, worthlessness, and helplessness. Pessimism and hopelessness. Insomnia, early-morning wakefulness, or sleeping too much. Irritability. Restlessness. Loss of interest in things once pleasurable, including sex. Mood: anxiety, general discontent, guilt, hopelessness, loss of interest, loss of interest or pleasure in activities, mood swings, or sadness, weight gain or weight loss, excessive hunger, lack of concentration, social isolation, worse of all is the thoughts of suicide which is mostly associated with depression.
TIPS TO HELP YOU GET RID OF DEPRESSION
- Get In Routine: If you’re depressed, you need a routine as depression can strip away the structure from your life. One day melts into the next. Setting a gentle daily schedule can help you get back on track.
2.Set Goals: When you’re depressed, you may feel like you can’t accomplish anything. That makes you feel worse about yourself. To push back, set daily goals for yourself.
“Start very small,” “Make your goal something that you can succeed at, like doing the dishes every other day.”
- Exercise. It temporarily boosts feel-good chemicals called endorphins. It may also have long-term benefits for people with depression. Regular exercise seems to encourage the brain to rewire itself in positive ways, How much exercise do you need? You don’t need to run marathons to get a benefit. Just walking a few times, a week can help.
- Eat Healthy. There is no magic diet that fixes depression. It’s a good idea to watch what you eat, though. If depression tends to make you overeat, getting in control of your eating will help you feel better.