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Dr. SHASHI BHUSHAN KUMAR

MBBS,MD(PSYCHIATRY) - AIIMS

Consultant Neuropsychiatrist & Deaddiction Specialist

DEPRESSION

How to Overcome Depression

Depression is a state of mind when a person is stuck in his own thoughts and tends to live in his own world. Depression is a serious issue. If not treated on time, it can even take the life of a person. Depression is really a very serious concern and one should first find out the disease causes before going for the treatment. A person suffering from depression feels helpless and sometimes he finds like there is no one by his side to take care of him; this could even lead him to end his useless life.

Overcoming depression is tough but of course, it is not impossible. If you or someone who is close to you, is facing the signs and symptoms of depression then it would be a great idea to go for timely treatment for the same. Overcoming depression definitely depends on strong will power. Below-mentioned are few of the tips that would help a person in overcoming the state of depression.

Get Back to Routine: The first thing that you have to do to overcome anger is that, you have to make your will power strong and the first step in the same should be to get back in the routine. The more you would be engaged to things the higher are your chances to overcome depression.

Interact with Friends: You should talk and interact with your friends related to the issues. People while they suffer from depression, they cut off from their social circle; and this is a reason why they end up with something even harder. Get intact with the people you love and care, and rest everything would be okay and fine.

Eat and Sleep Properly: Not taking proper sleep would not allow your mind to concentrate on the things and on your life properly. Make sure, you get back to your normal routine of eating and sleeping because only your will power would help you to win over the things.

Consult Psychiatrist: Depression is of course, a very serious issue. To get over from this very serious problem, taking the assistance of psychiatrist is the best help that one could do for himself. Consult a good psychiatrist for depression treatment and win over this serious concern.

Self-realization is what is always required when a person is suffering from a diseases caused by the state of mind. The points that are mentioned above would definitely aid a person to get over depression because it is actually a serious issue of life. Visit experienced and award winning doctor for depression treatment in Shalimar Bagh Dr. Shashi Bhushan. You can also fix an appointment for depression treatment in Rohini with Dr. Bhushan.

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FAQ

What are the common types of headache?

Headache is a very common disease. Common headache are due to migraine, tension headache, chronic daily headache, cluster headache. This is also due to increased blood pressure. Other causes of continuous headache are depression and persistent stress.

What is the treatment of headache?

Treatment of headache depends on diagnosis. To diagnose it proper history taking and enquiry about work and associated stress is very important. Before starting treatment we must rule out medical cause of headache by investigations. For example dull, severe and continuous headache must be ruled out by brain radio investigation.

What are the common types of headache?

Headache is usually of two types primary and secondary. Primary headache is independent in nature and it could be episodic and continuous. Most common cause of episodic headache is migraine, cluster headache and tension headache. Continuous headache could be due to chronic daily headache and depression and stress.

What is secondary headache?

Secondary headache is due to blood pressure, Tumour, post head injury and subarachnoid haemorrhage etc.

What is depression?

Depression is a state of mind in which person biological function like sleep, appetite and bowel habit are disturbed along with low energy lack of interest in work, surrounding and socialisation. It also leads to helplessness, hopelessness and worthlessness. In severe case person start thinking about suicide. Long standing depression may lead to social cut-off and loss of jobs as well.

What are symptoms in lay term when one can understand he is going through depression?

In less educated people multiple somatic symptoms such as headache, body ache , gas formation , unexplained other symptoms , sleep disturbance , heaviness or lightheadedness are common symptoms . Educated or intelligent people will complain of lack energy, lack of charm or meaning in life, fatigued feeling, hopelessness and worthless feeling along with sleep disturbance and lack or increased appetite are usual symptoms.

What are the common symptoms of depression?

 Symptoms of depression can be classified into following groups.

(A) DEPRESSED MOOD- this is hallmark of all depression regardless of other associated symptoms. It is sustained emotional state that is characterised by sadness, low morale, misery, discouragement, hopelessness, emptiness, distress, pessimism etc. it is different in quantitative term as it is more intense than normal emotional response in bad situation.

(B) ANHEDONIA- is loss of interest. Patient is unable to draw pleasure from previously enjoyable activities. In severe cases they abandon   most of the things they valued in life.

(c)COGNITIVE SYMPTOMS- difficulty in concentrating, negative thoughts, low self-esteem and self-confidence, suicidal idea are some most common cognitive symptoms. In severe case delusions of nihilism are also present.

(D) PSYCHOMOTOR DISTURBANCE - It can be aggression, agitation or retardation. Aggression is usually associated with irritability and restlessness. Retardation is associated with lack of initiative, mask like facial expression, emotional sluggishness and increased time to answer in response to question.

(E)VEGETATIVE SYMPTOMS - this is characterised by increased sleep or decreased sleep, increased appetite or decreased appetite, decreased libido and motivation.

(F) ANXIETY SYMPTOMS- are usually part of depression.

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