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Depression and Depressive Disorders

If You Have Depression Then This Is the Forum To Post In.
i did something today

it might be a disrespect idk

i was getting the rubbish into the outside wheelie bin ready for collection tomorrow

and most of Ebony's furs off of the staircase i had swept up

i put it all in one of the bin bags without thinking and now i cant identify which bin bag its...
Nomad Guilt can cause a lot of problems, you need to overcome it. There is something called...
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There was a point of time when depression was not heard of much, and people who were depressed were just referred to as having a spell of the "blues". However, in recent times, depression has become a very real problem and more people than are generally recognized to be afflicted with this...
Shortie Menopause can indeed make women feel a little more depressed. As Nomad stated also kids and...
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I have an uncle who is an alcoholic. His condition is so severe that even sending him to a rehabilitation center did not work. One day someone suggested my aunt take my uncle to a psychiatrist for counseling so that psychiatrist could convince him to give up alcohol. Interestingly, the...
Shortie I had an auntie myself, it was my dad's sister, she, unfortunately, passed away last year from...
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If you've been diagnosed with depression since a young age, do you find that it has gotten worse as you get older, about the same or are you doing better (hopefully)?
Shortie I was never diagnosed with depression at a young age, it wasn't until I was in my mid to late...
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This is my new philosophy to keep moving forward...

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Shortie This is a thread I needed to see today. I often have days where I do not feel like doing most...
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Recently while doing a google search, I landed on a website called Clevland Clinic. There I read a report on a 2014 study carried out by the Journal of Consumer Psychology. According to the study, shopping not only make people happy immediately but also help to overcome lingering sadness...
Butterfly88 It very well may help depression temporarily but I don't think it's a great way to cope. Most...
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I have realized that when you are chanting the mantra, the spirituality has more help when it comes to the depression and anxiety. The thing about spirituality is that if you adopt it one day at a time, it can help your life in general. It's a slow process I suppose but has helped many.

Have...
J I have 3 Mantras I do every morning, in sequence and with commitment to these. I believe they...
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My long clinical depression episode. Started in 1991 and finally got HELP in 2002.

Struggled for about 11 yrs with clinical depression, I was 53 and gone thru Menopause.

Went from doctor to doctor, endo types and internal medicine and no, kept being told my labs are good. Hit with many...
J [B]Info on Thyroid Issues [/B] [URL...
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I have noticed that there are some of the things that triggers the anxiety and depression in the mind. It could be content something that is posted on the web. Like say most of the social media does have the triggers that causes people to worry a lot. And that leads to nothing but the trigger...
overcast I have noticed that there are some of the things that triggers the anxiety and depression in the...
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Back when I was 25 I came out to my family and it was difficult, there were arguments at times I wasn’t safe so had to call the police and one day my mum decided to out me to the rest of my family including my cousins, I’ve always had a rocky relationship with my father ever since but when my...
N Back when I was 25 I came out to my family and it was difficult, there were arguments at times I...
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I want to like my therapist but I really don’t, I’ve never had therapy like this one before, shes makes me do homework and learn coping methods which are totally off the rails in my mind, she says no emotion is bad and instead of trying to distract yourself or take your mind off of how you feel...
Lammchen [QUOTE="nighttimelaughter, post: 134804, member: 404"] I think maybe it is the norm which is...
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My friend got bullied badly so I stepped in and I stood up for my friend and I gave the bulky a piece of my mind and I didn’t hold back (verbally) and I feel jangled up inside and unable to sleep, unable to move, unable to even get myself a drink of water. The truth is I’m fed up with dealing...
N [QUOTE="Lammchen, post: 134761, member: 343"] Wow! Some friend :( Sorry she used you like...
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Depression can cause a lot of things and heart disease is one of them. I know a guy who started taking medicines for heart diseases when he started experiencing irregular heartbeat and a sudden rise in his blood pressure. One year on, his conditions did not improve. One day by visited a...
N That’s where I’m heading. Because of my depression and being inactive my blood pressure is...
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Hi Everyone, very low & just need to post this 😭
Struggling with everything. I just feel like a complete failure & that I've no hope in the future. Just turned 32, never had a job. Still a Virgin. I'm here but don't feel like I'm alive if that makes sense
Nomad I do not see any problem with being a virgin. You are 32 and you still do not have a job, now...
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  • And it's Free, but one just has TO DO IT...Daily is best, starting at 20 minutes and going to 30 minutes at least. And or if you can get with a Meditation group and work with them too.

Silent Meditation WORKS, I had profound experiences when I was with a home group...
J I call the downs in Life situations and they come and go and to me are challenges... I dealt...
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Depression, a silent epidemic, has taken its toll on more people than is generally known. With more and more people coming under the heavy yoke of depression especially as stress in daily life is increasing, it has become ever more necessary for the right help in coping with the pain it causes...
Nomad The pressure put on these young women by society to look thin, to look good have bigger...
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Anxiety and depression are commonly used diagnostic terms that often confuse people. In a nutshell, both are emotional disorders which are having correlation with each other but not the same. Anxiety is known to lead to depression whereas for depression, it could be worsening when increased...
Nomad My father suffered from depression for 10 years and my spouse suffered from anxiety for a long...
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I've been thinking and having a read over some things across the web and I came across "high functioning depression". Just as with high-functioning Autism I suppose, it's the way in which someone can lead that 'normal' life. Getting dressed, holding down a job, socialise etc. and just all-round...
Nomad Never heard of the term high functioning depression. My father suffered from depression for 10...
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Do you think others should know that you are suffering from depression ? The main reason is people with depression do all sorts of standout things and people do not like it much. That will cause friction and it unnecessarily provokes the person with depression. In short, a simple, harmless...
Nomad People who do not know anything about depression would never fund out you have depression even...
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I need support. I feel ugly. I am not eating. I am hurting. i am done. i hate life. i want to leave this world. am i at fault for being raped yesterday?
Nomad If it happens for the first time, it is not your fault, however, if it repeatedly happens, you...
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I've been feeling hopeless and depressed. It's like I'm stuck in a rut. Therapy doesn't seem to be helping enough. My psychiatrist doesn't want to up my meds even though I think I need it. I don't want to go on like this.
Butterfly88 [QUOTE="Nova, post: 134285, member: 396"] I think feeling hopelessness happens when we don't...
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Generally speaking, it is believed that caffeine is not good when you are battling health conditions like depression, anxiety, and stress. However, the research points out just the opposite. Research shows that anti-inflammatory properties in coffee ease depression synptms. Caffeine in coffee...
Nova Problem with coffee is that it gets you to stay up all night. And that leads to your mind...
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Depression is a common health issue which every one goes through both children and adults. It is believed that, if we allow depression to grow deeper in our minds, it causes more harm to our well-being than good. I do manage my time well even if I am depressed. I normally play video games to get...
Nova Not really therapy but having music helps around. You get to think on good thoughts with good...
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This one is quite weird, and unimaginable for me to read through the mind of a little child, to discover if he or she is depressed. What are the symptoms that shows, your child is suffering from depression?
Nova I think the symptoms are often understandable when you face them. And another thing is that we...
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Exercise can help in mental health conditions. Yoga is a low-impact exercise, it is highly beneficial in easing symptoms of depression. Yoga involves doing certain positions guided by breathing patterns and meditation. There has been a lot of research that has established that yoga provides...
Nova Yoga helps a lot in many type of the health issues. Like say yoga can be a good thing for those...
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People don't fake depression, they fake being ok.
I don't know if the quote actually belongs to Robin Williams, however, I found the quote on Robin Williams' photo. Robin Williams died of suicide and they say suicide was a result of depression.
Nova I have to agree the depression does happen among the people. We have to understand that...
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I've always thought about this earlier on, if infants between the age of 3-9 months suffer from depression. The information gotten from clinical reviews by mental health professionals stated that: babies do suffer depression, but not common like the way teens, adults, suffers from depression...
Nomad There are no clinical proofs that babies suffer from depression, however, mental health...
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Share your experience concerning the duration at which you suffered depression due to unforeseen circumstances making you to break down and feeling lust.
Nomad Sometimes I feel depressed. When something unwanted happens, I am depressed. By my condition is...
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Nomad I cannot agree more. Activities like eating, sleeping, drinking water, bathing have always...
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Depression is simply unwanted health occurrence caused by series of stress incurred through excessive workload.

I encountered steady stress during my college time, which later caused me depression at some point in my academic pursuit during my exam sitting. It was simply an off day for...
Sincerem That's correct, because such a worker wouldn't have the mindset to do his or her job at the...
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Many here may be on wrong thyroid med or none at all and many can get help with even a drop or so of liquid iodine daily. Best to find the RIGHT doctor but some here I believe are having an issue there.

And know that those drinking fluoridated water are having iodine pulled from their...
Nomad Our government introduced iodized salt in order to curb the complications resulting from iodine...
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This is the type of support that got me out of 10 yrs of clinical depression...not situational depression, but something was MISSING in my body and it was thyroid food.


Unlike synthetic levothyroxine – the thyroid hormone T4, which the body normally converts to an active and more potent form...
J This is the type of support that got me out of 10 yrs of clinical depression...not situational...
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I am curious. Don't we all get depressed at one point or another. People feel really bad when their cat or other pets die. They make a mess of it by talking about it all the time, change their avatar to that of the deceased pet. I have seen people all sort of things. I don't think 50 % of them...
Shole Technically I would categorize it as such. It is a disease but it can't be really transmitted...
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I always thought that I had a pretty good memory, that was until I started with depression. Initially I thought that it might be a side-effect of the medication, but it wasn't listed as such and the doctor said it was more likely to be the depression itself.

Sure enough, even after coming off...
J I have a good memory and I'm 83, I sleep GOOD, have a sleep combo and asked if anyone would...
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willowtigger Sending you plenty of loves, Elya :hugs:
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It is hard when your long time friends move on. Especially because we are no longer in the same class. They got a job, salary, money, status, car, house and family. And what do we have ? We are just parasites trying to leech them. We do not do that, but they think of us so lowly.

The fact is...
Harry [QUOTE="safeinsanity, post: 129730, member: 18"] They sound like fake friends to me anyways...
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