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Depression Bipolar Resources

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Types of Depression & Available Treatments

Although people with depression may exhibit many of the same symptoms, thoughts and feelings, there are actually several different types of depression. Your doctor can evaluate your symptoms to make a proper diagnosis. Each type of depression has dif...  Read more

''I Overcame a Life of Hardships by Making the Decision to Change''

Lisa (LOFLLAMA) could have been the poster child for a life gone awry. Having battled mental illness and alcohol dependence for many years, she thought her existence was hopeless and was so depressed that she wished her life would end. But with the r...  Read more

Casting Your Net On Seafood Safety

Take heart, fish lovers! While the safety issues surrounding the consumption of fish are legitimate, don’t let them spoil your seafood catch. The Benefits There are many health benefits from eating seafood. It is an exceptional source of...  Read more

Bad Mood Busters: 35 Surprising Ways to Boost Your Mood

We all feel down sometimes. Whether your issue is a symptom of chronic depression or just a short-term bad mood, finding ways to lift your spirits is key to feeling better and living healthier. There are a variety of options that can help improve you...  Read more

The Mega Benefits of Omega 3s

In a college nutrition class I took back in the 90s, I overheard a classmate boasting to a small group about how she only ate fat-free food. Most of America was still in the clutches of the fat-free craze, and my classmate’s views weren’t...  Read more

Depression
Updated 4/14/2014 11:16:27 PM

Lately I've been feeling really down and not caring what/how much I eat. I've gained 5 pounds in two weeks. My Grama is 100 years old (I am her primary caregiver) and my Mom is very sick recovering from surgery and have massive chemotherapy (we all...  Read more

Frustration = no motivation + depression
Updated 3/12/2014 1:13:43 AM

I am struggling to get motivated this time around. I know some of it is depression because I've got this weight to lose and because my recent efforts haven't worked. I have a gym membership but see all the thin people and that makes me feel worse ab...  Read more

Derailed by stress and depression
Updated 3/3/2014 4:13:22 PM

I am feeling quite demoralized today, been having small binges with chips and cookies the last few days and stepped on the scale and I am now up 4 pounds! Work and life situations have been very stressful and I fear depression is creeping up on me....  Read more

Bipolar and Gaining weight :(
Updated 3/7/2014 12:37:05 PM

Over the summer I dropped down to my (too low) goal weight of 88 lbs at 4'10. I was working really hard, but I had the additional energy edge of being manic and exercising at 4 am! I got diagnosed as bipolar 1 shortly after, and since then have been...  Read more

Depression
Updated 1/29/2014 8:23:53 AM

I am having a hard time crawling out of depression. I seem to sleep most of the day. Any advice?...  Read more

Depressed...Get up and Do the Opposite!!

Feeling like this39 and wanting to hide under the covers? I have been there. One thing that I learned and is helpful is to do the opposite of what the depression wants me to do. Example; rather than stay in bed...Get up and shower. Don't want to eat?...  Read more

Check It Off

Each time you get frustrated, place a checkmark on your arm (wrist/forearm) or someplace hidden. At the end of the day if you can still remember what you were angry about write it down or tell someone close to you. If not think was it worth getting...  Read more

Dealing with Depression

Welcome! This is a space for anyone dealing with depression to support each other as we eat right, exercise, lose weight, and find ways to manage our depression. ...  Read more

Finding a Doc Who Sees beyond the Scale

By Beth Donovan, ~INDYGIRL It's not easy finding a doctor you like, especially when you're overweight. Some unlucky patients are simply told that their symptoms will go away if they lose weight, without any diagnostic testing to see if the...  Read more

Kimberly Dropped 100 Pounds and Took Control of Her Health by Making Small Changes

Name: Kimberly PinneyUsername: KIMBERLY0916Amount of weight lost: 100 poundsHometown: Logan, OHOccupation: StudentAge: 38 Kimberly Pinney transformed her life and her body by making one small healthy choice at a time until they turned into habit...  Read more

Depression, BiPolar, and Alcoholism, oh my!

So I've found myself, over the past year or so, fluctuating up to the 160's to the 140's. I've been lost in myself, making poor decisions and not really understanding my body. This is the crazy break down of my past year: 1.Almost exactly a yea...  Read more

Depression/Bipolar

So I took quite a few quizes online, and I think I may have a bipolar or depression disorder. Does anyone else out ther have it? I belive it, and I want to go get some help from a pro doctor. I just need some advice and prayer! Love you guys!...  Read more