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Treatment of Depression
Management of Smoking Addiction
Treatment & Management of Stress
Treatment of Anxiety
Treatment of Fear
Treatment of Memory Loss
Treatment of Anxiety and Depression
Treatment of OCD
Treatment Of Anxiety Attacks
Treatment of Stress at Work
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I lost somebody close last year and since then feel very depressed and prefer keeping to myself all the time. Please help me.
Hello sir, I am 21 years old, I always worry about future and gets scared for simple issues. I am some what introvert. I don't talk more often im silent and I feelscared to go into public and to new people. Even in ordering some food when I go out like kfc or mc donalds. I completed my graduation and I don't have any contacts with my friends at school, college till now. Its true that I don't have any best friend. I fell pity about htat. Iam not getting what to do. Some times I fell like its better to give up this life and my father had a health issue, I gets scared and sheds in to years when I remember that. Iam unable to take any decision till now I followed what others suggests me. I and my brother both r twins from child onwards we go to same school and in btech we chose different branches he is quite opposite to me. He is fyn sociable, brave intelligent and confident. Iam intelligent and hardworking and I fear aalot about exams even I prepared up to mark. I will take decisions by him or mysister. I stay with along with his friends I don't have any friends in my college of graduation whrer I studied for four years in same class. I don't like going out for movie or malls but I go very rare. I have scalp psoriasis allergy. It worries me a lot. About future. When I think about my future I gets tensed and sheds into tears and fells to give up my life at some point aftr few years and thinks about my parents who cant live if I give up. I sleep only 6 hours daily. Due to these thoughts may be. I lost my concentration in studies. I had another problem of daydreaming. Being idle nd not active even in social networking sites I get to that. I fells like I cant be successful in my life. Im not getting what to do please help me or suggest me to do.
I have a problem of sleeping. I have tried to sleep early but I can't slept quickly. Mentally I feel so much pressure and my mind was not stop thinking. Taking prescriptions from doctors but no use it remains same. What can I do to got sleep.
I am 18 year old boy, studying in school I become sad and depressed whenever I think about my lifestyle without any reason. This is happening from last 1 week. Suggest me how can I recover and get back into my lifestyle happily.
I feel very scared on facing people. I suffer from intense head pain in middle of head I can't speak properly. When I play I feel tired soon. I have problem on learning anything and when I write my hands shake a lot is it migraine or some psychological disorder.
Sir my father is drinking and smoking and gutka pleas sir by friends and family so pleas help me drinking.
My father is a heavy drinker. He is around 62 years old. We have given him disulfiram and 1ayurvedic powder without his knowledge but he did not stop drinking. Is there any other thing we can do to stop him drinking? Please help.
Feeling tired all the time? Do you feel that you can’t focus on things anymore? Have you lost interest in things and people you once loved spending time with? Does your temper fly off the hook at the drop of a hat? If it is a ‘yes’ to the questions above, then you might be slowly but steadily succumbing to depression. Depression is a psychological disorder that is characterized by symptoms of extreme sadness, worthlessness and hopelessness over a prolonged period of time.
- Lack of Interest: This is probably the starkest of all the symptoms. Hobbies or activities that you used to enjoy once no longer catch your fancy. You do not find little or no pleasure in social activities or any other hobby of yours anymore.
- A constant Feeling of Hopelessness: You tend to develop a negative outlook towards life in general, as you feel that the current situation will never get better and will only worsen.
- Loss of Appetite: Loss of appetite is a common feature of depression; it can also lead to rapid weight loss. If engulfed by depression, one generally tends to ignore food completely, remain hungry, both of which contribute to the vicious cycle that depression is.
- Changes in Sleep Patterns: Insomnia is a condition that is marked by a sheer inability to sleep, no matter how physically exhausted one is. Depression tends to exhibit this particular symptom in maximum cases. However, oversleeping, or sleeping more than the sufficient hours is also common.
- Reckless Behavior: Depression makes one more prone to reckless behavior; one generally develops an angry and irritated persona; this in turn, may make one to exhibit reckless and rash behavior.
- Lack of Energy and Focus: Depression causes one to feel fatigued and sluggish the entire day. Factors such as a total loss of appetite contribute to this particular symptom. Stemming from these symptoms are two other major occurrences; an inability to focus on anything and an inability to decide on anything.
Self-help, Coping tips and Treatment-
- Connect with different people: Being isolated from the rest can and usually aggravates symptoms of depression. So, reach out to other people and your loved ones; talk to your loved ones and try to empty your mind when you are having a one-to-one with them. Interacting and talking to others will make you feel better and should go a long way in taking that huge rock off your chest.
- Try to ditch that sedentary lifestyle; go out in the open: An early morning jog can feel daunting at first but the benefits are immense. Exercising regularly has been proven to be as effective as anti-depressants in combatting depression. Even a 20 minutes jog early in the morning releases ‘endorphins’ in the body, also known as the ‘feel good hormones’. These hormones induce a feeling of happiness and relaxation, thus taking your mind off any particular event or circumstance that has been ruining your sanctity of late.
- Avoid Alcohol and Drugs: Avoid alcohol and drugs to come out of your sadness; they have never helped and will never help. Taking these substances provides a temporary solution to depression, as it will again show up once the effects of the intoxicants wear off. It will also interfere with other medications that you may be taking to combat depression, thus reducing their potency.
- It’s high time you bought the meditating mat: Sleep has a beneficial effect on your mental health as it has been proven to improve memory and other cognitive and brain functions. Another way to improve brain function and be more relaxed is to meditate regularly. Meditation induces a state of relaxation, and if done on a regular basis, can be an effective treatment for depression. Meditation also helps with an improved focus and reduced anxiety.
- Medications can always help: Medications such as anti-depressants are administered to treat depression. Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors (SSRIs), including citalopram, fluoxetine and sertraline are the most commonly administered medications to cure this condition. However, it is advised to try the abovementioned methods first so that you do not have to depend on medications alone; the reason being that these medications do have their fair share of side effects.