Help depression find its way

by The Anti Depression Team on March 15, 2011

Prevent depression from coming to you.

Depression is a serious illness that interferes one’s normal-functioning in his/her daily life. Our support can help depression victims to emerge out of their fears and torture. Read on to learn how…

Healthy Lifestyle
Exercise three times a week, 35 minutes each, helps depression treatments as antidepressant effects come from heart-pumping aerobic exercises.

Get a regular exercising buddy to motivate one another.

It is found that light exposure helps depression patients with seasonal component. The recommend amount is 30 minutes or more daily.

Health supplements such as Omega-3 fatty acid or taking them with antidepressant medicines are able to help depression patients too. Studies observed that 1000mg EPA and 500mg DHA each day helps depression to improve. If you burp with a fishy taste, just put the pills in the freezer and consume them before meals or you can get the liquid form.

Nowadays, most people hardly sleep 8 hours each night. Men tend to sleep lesser than women. Sleep deprivation weakens people’s mood and helps depression to worsen. Hence, lacking of sleep, you’ll risk falling into depression.

You may have gotten used to sleep less and think that it is unnecessary to sleep that much. Time adjustments are needed to instil healthy sleeping hygiene, you should have fixed time of sleeping and wake up every day. Always prepare yourself for bed by dimming the brightness of the room and turn off all entertainment. Do not drink coffee or wine before bed! Getting a massage before bed helps you to relax too.

How do Anti-rumination help depression?
Depressed people tend to focus on negative thoughts instead of finding solutions and take actions. Rumination is the habit that encourages them to dwell into such thoughts.

It is vital to realise this occurrence and end it early. Write out your thoughts and feelings, call a friend, exercise or participate in healthier activities which help depression.

Socialising helps depression treatments
Reaching out to people is beneficial and does help depression patients to recover faster. When we are depressed, we are not as enthusiastic to go out socialising. On the contrary, this is a crucial period to talk to people, and help depression condition.

One way to help depression patients that are sad is by doing a favour even if it’s trivial like giving kind words.

Does energy psychology help depression to improve?
Energy psychology is relatively new; it combines East and West as they include acupuncturing and some form of psychotherapy. It is still rather new to assess how effective it helps depression but it is worth a try.

Simple steps that helps depression:
Firstly, get rid of bad habits and laziness, try to overcome unhappy experiences. Secondly, reduce your stress and worry. Lastly, empower your abilities, learn new skills and enjoy life.

Run to the suburban away from depression!

by The Anti Depression Team on April 24, 2011

City life can be tough and lonely and even promote depression such as psychotic depression. It was studied that isolation and fragments common in urban life contributed to rates of psychotic depression. The neighbourhoods have many migrations and single parent households, hence risking more cases of psychotic depression than rural areas.

Thankfully, fostering community relationships programs are being promoted to extend social networks. While programs are continuing to improve, a supportive environment is believed to be helpful in reducing psychotic depression cases.

Psychotic Depression – How serious can it be?

April 24, 2011

The media previously reported that women kill their newborn babies for fear of abandonment. People may see this case as ridiculous and absurd. It may not actually be mental dysfunction but psychotic depression. People thought women kill their babies because they are young, poor or single. Actually, studies made on neonaticide are very little. After […]

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Prevention of major depression

April 24, 2011

You may risk having another once you had experienced major depression before. The solution is that you have to be aware of the causes of major depression and know importantly what are the signs of major depression and also consult your doctor early for help. Tweet

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Help Solve Major Depression!

April 24, 2011

Though major depression is serious, this illness is treatable. The doctor will likely provide you a prescription antidepressant drug. You may be suggested to have a specialized talk therapy called psychotherapy. You should consult your doctor about finding a suitable treatment to your lifestyle. You may have to try out different drugs of different amount […]

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Causes of Major Depression

April 24, 2011

A few common causes are grief of loved one (death or divorce), looks or disabilities that lead to social isolation, major life changes (graduation, moving, job change, retirement), conflicts in relationships with your opposite partner or your superior and abuse (physical, emotional or sexual). Major depression does not always occur in people with family in […]

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Women are more likely to have major depression?

April 24, 2011

There are close to double number of major depression cases in women than men and it appears that changes in hormonal level among women during puberty, menstruation, pregnancy, and menopause can increase the risk of major depression. Additionally, other factors such as increased responsibilities at home (children, aging parents) and work (career, commitment) may risk […]

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Know about Major Depression

April 24, 2011

Major Depression (Clinical depression) is a condition where people keep feeling a strong sense of sadness, helplessness and despair. A few signs of major depression are difficulty to work, study, eat, sleep, and enjoying with friends. It may not only occur once and some may have several times in their life. Other symptoms of major […]

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Relief your Seasonal Affective disorder with bright lights!

April 24, 2011

Bright light therapy(BLT) is one of the treatments for seasonal affective disorder (SAD), a condition commonly during winter. Light is found to deal with depression by reducing the effects. Can BLT deal with depression of other types other than SAD? A team of scientists in Amsterdam psychiatric institution conducted a study looking at elderly population, […]

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Are you feeling depressive with kids?

April 24, 2011

Within the first year of birth, parents endure the continuous cryings and the pain of awakenings through the night; it is not strange for parents to feel stress and depressive. During birth period, it is said that women are likely to become depressive or being admitted to hospital because of that. Studies found depression rate […]

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What is SAD and how to deal with depression?

April 24, 2011

Every winter season, night times are usually longer. With the cold and darkness, people may get seasonal depression. Seasonal affective disorder (SAD) is a condition, which includes oversleeping, anxiousness, antisocial and weight-gaining. It is common during late fall or early winter, more often in women and people with family history of depression. Ways to deal […]

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