Hi lybrate-user. Welcome to Lybrate
. There are several medications available for treating depression
but each drug takes an average of 2 weeks to exert the effect. It will be only helpful if you complete the course of medicine as advised by doctor.
* apart from medicines meditate daily in the morning for atleast half an hour. It will help you a lot.
*maintain a stress diary and do jot down your thoughts daily.
*workout if possible to release toxins from your body.
*increase water intake and reduce smoking
(if you do)
*you are strongly recommended to take psychotherapy
sessions from a psychologist
. During the session you will learn coping strategies to deal with traumatic experiences effectively and to enhance daily life functioning.
*change the negative thoughts into positive thoughts such as 'i have no control over my past but I can change my present that will have positive consequences on my future'
*positive thoughts will create feelings of satisfaction, good will and motivation which will lead to positive behaviours to make present good and influencing others too.
*escaping from a problem is not going to be of help in any manner. Face the problem confidently and think constructively to solve the problem which is troubling you.