M. D. Psychiatry, Diploma In Psychological Medicine-DPM, MBBS
Psychiatrist, Greater Noida
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If you are suffering from mild depression, you should drink lots of water
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It is a fact that being dehydrated leads to increasing feelings of depression. Keeping yourself hydrated through ample fluid intake is known to help combat those feelings and helps in overcoming depression.
Mild depression does not require treatment through medicines and drugs
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Even if depression is mild, it may affect a person to a great extent, particularly in day to day activities. In many cases, taking anti-depression medication would be advised to prevent the condition from worsening. Each instance of depression is unique and the treatment process varies depending on the exact nature of the case.
Mild depression is something that every person goes through at some point and will eventually pass
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Bouts of sadness are a normal part of human life but those are not to be confused with mild depression. Also known as dysthymia, mild depression is a proper mental illness that requires medical attention to get cured.
How does engaging in physical exercise help overcome mild depression?
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Working out is highly therapeutic for those suffering from mild to moderate depression. The endorphin rush that comes with engaging in any aerobic exercise can aid in overcoming depression and associated mood disorders.
Which of the following nutrients can help treat cases of mild depression?
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Studies have shown that societies, which have diets rich in omega-3 acids show fewer cases of depression. This nutrient, found abundantly in most seafood (especially salmon, sardines and mackerel) and soy milk, has a lot of protective qualities.