Signs and symptoms of clinical depression
There is a time in our lives when each one of us feels sad, lonely, or depressed. The feeling of being depressed is normal when one has faced a loss of love, struggles, injury or failure. However, if these feelings become overpowering, causing physical indications and for a long time can be an indication of clinical depression.
How to recognize the symptoms of depression?
The fine line between feeling low and depressed can often make it difficult for one to recognize the symptoms of depression. It is often the biggest hurdle to diagnose depression and opt for professional help. Unfortunately, more than half the people who experience depression symptoms never get diagnosed or treated for the same.
Not being treated can lead to worst case scenarios like losing one’s mental ability or suicide. Hence, it is vital for one to keep an eye for a sign of depression in themselves and loved ones.
What are the symptoms of depression?
There are many signs of depression; one may face one or all of the below,
- Facing Difficulties in concentrating.
- Fatigue and lethargy.
- Helplessness, guilty feeling.
- Sleeplessness or oversleeping.
- Hyper Irritability.
- Restlessness and anxiety.
- Lack of desire in activities including sex.
- Appetite loss or overeating.
- Persistent aches or pains that do not cure with treatment.
- Empty feeling.
- Persistent crying.
- Suicide attempts or intentions.
Many people try to withhold feeling and avoid their personal call to get medical help, due to many reasons including social condemnation. However, if one observes depression signs like a loved one being cut off and withdraw, they should intervene and help them get medical attention.
Treatments for depression
Depression is an ailment that can destroy one’s personality and cause irreparable damage to one’s life. To get the correct treatment for the same could be a life saver. There are many ways to deal with depression.
One can opt for a consulting a shrink who is an expert in helping one cope with inner conflicts and help one cope with the symptoms of depression through open communication.
Medicines for depression can be prescribed by doctors who have evaluated a patient’s case in detail. Although, depression medications also have side effects and can make one dull and groggy.
Homeopathy medicines for depression
Depression and homeopathy have worked together in resolving many lives. The medical science that deals with through analysis of one’s life history, physical and mental wellbeing, considers that all symptoms of illness are a bodies way of expressing internal weakness. Thus, homeopathy treatment for depression deals with helping one cope with depression through communication and the correct medication.