Mental Health- Depression

Mental Health – Depression

We all feel depressed sometimes but get well over time. After all, being sad is a part of living, we can’t all have it good all the time.

 

Sad Depressed Young Woman Crying At Home. (VideoBlocks)

Understanding Depression is one of the best and quickest way’s to treat it.

The early stage of depression is very important. Most people quietly suffer depression and are never diagnosed, while some treat themselves without them knowing by adjusting to nature and exploring their chances of hope.

We all feel depressed sometimes but get well over time. After all, being sad is a part of living, we can’t all have it good all the time.

Depression is an illness that affects both the mental state and mind. It affects the way you feel and think, increasing your thought of hopelessness and sadness.

The majority of people will suffer from depression at least once in their lifetime, this could be from grief, stress or illness which can lead from mild depression to severe depression.

What causes depression:

Research shows that the brain plays an important role regulating our mood, this could have a major impact on depression, but some factors contribute, including change in hormones, where the body cannot manage stress and experience positives mood.

Depression can happen to anyone at any age.
Depression can happen to anyone at any age. (Ekklesia Magazine)

Who can have depression:

Depression can happen to anyoneat any age, depression is an illness of mental state. Appropriate therapyfor mood swings in children and teenagers will reduce the chances of having depression.

Symptoms of depression:

  • Inability to think or concentrate
  • Hopelessness
  • Inability to make decisions
  • Guilt
  • Changes in sleep
  • Loss of interest
  • Loss of energy
  • Sadness
  • Suicidal thoughts
  • Weight gain

Unfortunately Depression is common and a serious illness. Immediate help or treatment is advisable.

The majority of people will suffer from depression at least once in their lifetime.
The majority of people will suffer from depression at least once in their lifetime. (Shutterstock)

 

Cure for depression:

As It’s an illness of the mental health, there is lots ways symptoms can be cured

  • Antidepressant: It’s a popular treatment for depression. There are over 30 types of antidepressants tablets, if one doesn’t relieve your symptoms, you can always try another one and chances are you will find one that works well for you.
  • Exercise: it’s one of the natural ways of reducing the symptoms of depression and there is evidence that it helps in improving your motivation and mood.
  • Religion: This is the most common and natural way of totally curing depression. Majority of people choose religions as their choice of depression treatment. Most religion preaches faith that gives hope to believers, Even though religion can bring guilt of past troubles, after all memories are the only treasure that cannot be changed but remembering the hope of forgiveness elevates the mood and mental state.

Research shows that 90% of people suffering from depression in Africa are not diagnosed. Are you suffering from depression, or do you know anyone suffering from depression? Talk to someone today, it helps. Talk to us today.

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