What is depression?


Sometimes everyone feels depressed, but when emotions like hopelessness and despair capture and just don't leave You alone — You can have depression.

Depression — not just sadness in response to life's difficulties and failures, depression changes the way You think, feel and function in your daily activities. It can interact with Your ability to work, learn, eat, sleep and enjoy life. Every new day becomes a real torture.

while some people describe depression as “living in a black hole” or feeling impending doom, others feel lifeless, empty, and apathetic. Men in particular can feel anger and anxiety. However, the resulting or progressive depression can not be left without treatment, it is a real problem that will negatively affect all aspects of Your life.

no Matter how hopeless you feel, You'll get better. By learning the cause of depression and recognizing the symptoms and types of depression, You can take the first steps to improve your health and overcome the problem.

What are the symptoms of depression?

symptoms of depression vary from person to person, but there are some common signs. It is important to remember that these symptoms can be part of normal moments in life. But the more symptoms you have, the stronger they are, and the longer they last—the more likely you are dealing with depression.

10 common symptoms of depression:

Feeling helpless and hopeless. A grim prospect - nothing will ever get better and there is nothing you can do to improve your situation.

Loss of interest in daily activities. You are no longer interested in old Hobbies, entertainment, social activities or sex. You have lost the ability to feel joy and pleasure.

Appetite or weight change. Significant weight loss or weight gain — (more than 5 percent per month).

sleep Problems. Insomnia, especially waking up in the early morning hours, or sleep for more than 12 hours.

Anger or irritability. A feeling of excitement, anxiety, or even violence.

energy Loss. Feeling tired, lethargic and physically exhausted. Your whole body can feel heavy, and even small tasks are exhausting or take longer.

self-Loathing. Strong feelings of worthlessness or guilt. You harshly criticize yourself for mistakes and blunders.

Reckless behavior. You engage in escapist behavior such as drug abuse, compulsive gambling, reckless driving, or dangerous sports.

concentration Problems. Problems concentrating, making decisions, or remembering things.

Unexplained pains. Increased physical complaints such as headaches, back pain, muscle pain and abdominal pain.



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