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I have body pains bcoz of depression since 10 years, I am taking treatment, pls tell me natural way to Balance it?
Hello, from one month I think I am mentally depressed. could’t concentrate on my work. I feel like I am drunk every time. Don’t feel active, I sleep for 9 to 10 hours in a day but still feel sleepy. I am in worst face of my life because of my job is not secure now and office life is going very tortures. I am in the stage of depression and stressed.
Regularly smoking and drinking alcohol, so that I need to check my body for present status. Please advise.
Depression is a very common emotion you might have experienced at least once during your lifetime. Depression refers to a state of mind when you are feeling low due to persistent sadness and loss of interest. But if the depression is chronic and long lasting for you, then it indicates that you are suffering from clinical depression. Under clinical depression, it is preferable that you go through a proper treatment course by a certified therapist. The Most common types of depressions are:
- Major depression - Under this type of a depression you will be depressed for most days of the week and if this condition extends for a period greater than 2 weeks, then it is a case of major depression. The most common method to treat a major depression is to talk to a mental health specialist and take medications called antidepressants (only after a prescription by a certified doctor).
- Persistent depressive disorder - This is a more severe and long lasting type of depression which is identified if you are depressed over a period longer than 2 hours. The most common symptoms of this type of a disorder are - change in your appetite, too much or too little sleep, lack of energy or fatigue, low self-esteem, trouble concentrating or making decisions, feeling hopeless among others.
- Bipolar disorder - If you are experiencing extreme ups and downs of mood abruptly and without any apparent reason, then you might be suffering from this disorder. This disorder is commonly known as a maniac depression, because during an up phase you will be extremely happy, joyful outgoing and talkative but during the low phase you will be sad, tired and depressed.
- Seasonal affective disorder - This type of a depression might bother you only during the winter season. This happens whenever the days are shorter and your body is not able to get enough of sunlight. This mostly happens in the case of people who are very fond of sunlight, and they prefer the sunshine over dark periods of the night. This disorder is treated by SAD antidepressants and everyday light therapy of 15 to 20 minutes.
- Psychotic depression - Under this type of a depression, you will have a major depression along with some psychotic symptoms like - hallucinations, delusions, and paranoia. Hallucinations mean viewing things that are not there, in reality, delusions are false beliefs or misconceptions and paranoia is the constant fear that somebody is going to harm you.
I am living with depression from last 4+ years. Inspite of being qualified and full of exp, I am not able to exceed. On the home front, my mother is just doing bargain on every single aspect. It feels that i was brought in this world for a reason, not for a wish. I wish to run from my home but due to unstable job i cant do that. This has resulted in drinking twice a week and that too alone.
Hello, doctor I really dont know from where to start m married since December 2012 after marriage our 1st year of married life is going on very well but after 1 year everything has changed we both have lots of fights arguments upon small small things and my husband always end up all this thing by saying let's get separate I want to give you divorce or go back to your mother's place but always it's me who dont want to end dis relationship cos I truly luv him a lot he also luv me alot but I dont know why he always demand for separation. Our marriage is love marriage we both r long distance cousin we know each other from childhood earlier we used to be a good friend den one day he proposed me nd after dat we got married but he also sometimes regret dat day dat why he proposed me he also say dat it was his life biggest mistake. M not a good wife I dont know anything I sometimes feel like killing my self but m coward I m scared to do so. Dont know how to settle all dis thing again cos for him I hardly matters. I just can not say all dis thing to any one neither to my family member nor to my friends. Cos I just dnt want to put a negative picture of after married life in front of any one nad also I luv him soo much dat I dnt want dat my family or friends feel dat he is a bad guy. Please I need some guidance I realy need to know what possible things I can do to put everything back on tracks again. Thanks.
I need some advice regarding my relationship issue. 4 years back I fell in love with a boy of my class in college. He was my labmate throughout the 4 years of engineering n we knew each other very well. When the college got over, I missed him a lot. So, I decided to tell him one day on whatsapp. He denied at first saying it's not possible. But somehow he agreed after that when I came to know the feeling was mutual. But I never felt like he was really into it. We used to just chat on whatsapp but never talked. When I asked him to call, he didn't rather went for a movie with his friends. Then, I assumed it's time pass & I broke up almost a year back. I thought I don't have to live with his public profile but his personality which I find practically very inefficient for me. I blocked him there too. I decided next time it'll be him who'll come near me. Even in college, he was very insensitive emotionally. Whenever I needed his help or support, he was never there or came forward to help. He listened more to his friends and used to do whatever they wanted. One more thing I would like to add, he's a shy personality. I have been checking his profile after break up. His dp is still the picture when we were separated. It's a bit difficult to predict what's on his mind. I do miss his a lot and cry almost everyday. It's tough to get over his thoughts. Guide me please. Should I move on or go & talk to him and make things even? if it is 1st one, tell me how? if I go for the 2nd option, i'll be jeopardizing my self-respect & i'm not sure if i'll have a secure future with him considering his careless attitude. Besides, i'll get married in 2-3 years. I'm not sure if he'll agree for that seeing his urge for getting public approval before doing anything. Help me please. I really don't know what to do.?
I am suffering from anxiety my brain think so much about death. Tell me something what I do. I am in big tension.
I lost somebody close last year and since than feel very depressed and prefer keeping to myself all the time. Please help me.
I was a drunkard, now slowly reduced consumption of alcohol. I was having piles complaint, but somehow managed with some homeo medicine. I am now in my sixties. Fortunately not having sugar, bp etc. But one of colleague got married and having a male child aged 6, running 34 years of age is addict to alcohol. How can I be helpful him?
Hi. As I have high anxiety disorder and my b.p never reads normal in a clinic. It shoots up from 115/75 to 170/110. Is there any s.o.s. Medicine which I can take before taking the bp as I have a heart condition and want to know my actual b.p sans anxiety. Presently taking clonazepam, but it is not helping in this case. Rgds.
I'm suffering from severe panic attacks from the past 11 years. I don't know how they developed. I tried many treatments but all went in vain. I'm thinking to consult a psychiatrist for this. Please advice me on this part.
I have multiple disease and symptoms in my body. Heaviness behind eyes, headache, stiffness and tightness on neck, vertigo, loss of balance after getting off vehicle, GERD, tingling all over body, etc etc etc. They say I am depressed and suffering frm health anxiety too. But I am not. I really have these feelings. Cervical problem is there in my X-Ray, Allergic problem is there in my test, GERD is there in my endoscopy. But others are normal. BP fluctuates but ECG normal. I dnt like to study or like to work. Fear to go out alone or stay in home alone. I want to get out all of these. Alwz thinks its better to die but fear frm death. Something is really going wrong inside me. I can't make myself out of this even during sleep.
Stuttering affects the fluency of speech. It begins during childhood and, in some cases, lasts throughout life. The disorder is characterized by disruptions in the production of speech sounds, also called" disfluencies" most people produce brief disfluencies from time to time. For instance, some words are repeated and others are preceded by" um" or" uh" disfluencies are not necessarily a problem; however, they can impede communication when a person produces too many of them.
In most cases, stuttering has an impact on at least some daily activities. The specific activities that a person finds challenging to perform vary across individuals. For some people, communication difficulties only happen during specific activities, for example, talking on the telephone or talking before large groups. For most others, however, communication difficulties occur across a number of activities at home, school, or work. Some people may limit their participation in certain activities. Such" participation restrictions" often occur because the person is concerned about how others might react to disfluent speech. Other people may try to hide their disfluent speech from others by rearranging the words in their sentence (circumlocution), pretending to forget what they wanted to say, or declining to speak. Other people may find that they are excluded from participating in certain activities because of stuttering. Clearly, the impact of stuttering on daily life can be affected by how the person and others react to the disorder.
What are signs and symptoms of stuttering?
Stuttered speech often includes repetitions of words or parts of words, as well as prolongations of speech sounds. These disfluencies occur more often in persons who stutter than they do in the general population. Some people who stutter appear very tense or" out of breath" when talking. Speech may become completely stopped or blocked. Blocked is when the mouth is positioned to say a sound, sometimes for several seconds, with little or no sound forthcoming. After some effort, the person may complete the word. Interjections such as" um" or" like" can occur, as well, particularly when they contain repeated (" u- um- um") or prolonged (" uuuum") speech sounds or when they are used intentionally to delay the initiation of a word the speaker expects to" get stuck on"
Some examples of stuttering include:
" w- w- w- where are you going" (part-word repetition: the person is having difficulty moving from the" w" in" where" to the remaining sounds in the word. On the fourth attempt, he successfully completes the word.)
" ssss ave me a seat" (sound prolongation: the person is having difficulty moving from the" s" in" save" to the remaining sounds in the word. He continues to say the" s" sound until he is able to complete the word.)
" i'll meet you - um um you know like - around six o'clock" (a series of interjections: the person expects to have difficulty smoothly joining the word" you" with the word" around" in response to the anticipated difficulty, he produces several interjections until he is able to say the word" around" smoothly.)
How is stuttering diagnosed?
Identifying stuttering in an individual's speech would seem like an easy task. Disfluencies often" stand out" and disrupt a person's communication. Listeners can usually detect when a person is stuttering. At the same time, however, stuttering can affect more than just a person's observable speech. Some characteristics of stuttered speech are not as easy for listeners to detect. As a result, diagnosing stuttering requires the skills of a certified speech-language pathologist (slp).
During an evaluation, an slp will note the number and types of speech disfluencies a person produces in various situations. The slp will also assess the ways in which the person reacts to and copes with disfluencies. The slp may also gather information about factors such as teasing that may make the problem worse. A variety of other assessments (e. G, speech rate, language skills) may be completed as well, depending upon the person's age and history. Information about the person is then analyzed to determine whether a fluency disorder exists. If so, the extent to which it affects the ability to perform and participate in daily activities is determined.
For young children, it is important to predict whether the stuttering is likely to continue. An evaluation consists of a series of tests, observations, and interviews designed to estimate the child's risk for continuing to stutter. Although there is some disagreement among slps about which risk factors are most important to consider, factors that are noted by many specialists include the following:
A family history of stuttering
Stuttering that has continued for 6 months or longer
Presence of other speech or language disorders
Strong fears or concerns about stuttering on the part of the child or the family
No single factor can be used to predict whether a child will continue to stutter. The combination of these factors can help slps determine whether treatment is indicated.
For older children and adults, the question of whether stuttering is likely to continue is somewhat less important, because the stuttering has continued at least long enough for it to become a problem in the person's daily life. For these individuals, an evaluation consists of tests, observations, and interviews that are designed to assess the overall severity of the disorder. In addition, the impact the disorder has on the person's ability to communicate and participate appropriately in daily activities is evaluated. Information from the evaluation is then used to develop a specific treatment program, one that is designed to:
Help the individual speak more fluently,
Communicate more effectively, and
Participate more fully in life activities.
What treatments are available for stuttering?
Most treatment programs for people who stutter are" behavioral" they are designed to teach the person specific skills or behaviors that lead to improved oral communication. For instance, many slps teach people who stutter to control and/or monitor the rate at which they speak. In addition, people may learn to start saying words in a slightly slower and less physically tense manner. They may also learn to control or monitor their breathing. When learning to control speech rate, people often begin by practicing smooth, fluent speech at rates that are much slower than typical speech, using short phrases and sentences. Over time, people learn to produce smooth speech at faster rates, in longer sentences, and in more challenging situations until speech sounds both fluent and natural" follow-up" or" maintenance" sessions are often necessary after completion of formal intervention to prevent relapse.