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Depression Cause Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Depression Cause.

Using Exercise to Relieve Depression

The idea that regular exercise can improve symptoms of depression and anxiety is not new. Hippocrates was the first Western physician to prescribe this treatment 2,500 years ago, and doctors have been recommending it to their patients ever since. All...  Read more

Antidepressants & Weight Gain

For many people, depression and weight problems go hand in hand. Depression itself is highly associated with changes in weight. In fact, significant weight loss or gain is one of the symptoms used to diagnose depression. And research has shown that u...  Read more

A Healthy Diet for Dealing with Depression

Although the foods you eat cannot treat depression, your diet does have significant effects on your mood, energy levels, mental health, and your ability to cope with stress. If you suffer from depression or seasonal affective disorder (SAD), certain...  Read more

Dietary Supplements for Depression

It's becoming more and more common for consumers to forgo medication when looking for a "natural" alternative to treating conditions like depression. No matter what method you choose, it's important to get all the facts. SparkPeople...  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

I've been battling heavy depression for over a yea
Updated 10/5/2015 9:04:14 PM

I've been battling heavy depression for over a year now. I'm just recently getting back to "normal" thanks to medication but diet and exercise have gone out the window! I can NOT motivate my self to start or if I do, it only lasts a day! Help!...  Read more

i get so discouraged cause im not losing weight i
Updated 10/4/2015 11:12:55 AM

i get so discouraged cause im not losing weight i been tracking food and walking how much should i be losing a week...  Read more

Left kohls in tears today cause the brand of jeans
Updated 10/4/2015 8:21:43 AM

Left kohls in tears today cause the brand of jeans I've worn forever from there is now only available in skinny size in the store. I went to try on and figure out my new size since I've gained. Made me realize how fat I am...  Read more

early workouts are causing me to be tired so much
Updated 10/2/2015 9:48:49 PM

early workouts are causing me to be tired so much earlier. but I completed my goal this week of 3 5am work outs on the days I work...  Read more

Rainy Friday's cause housework and coffee
Updated 10/2/2015 9:50:46 AM

Rainy Friday's cause housework and coffee...  Read more

Depressed please read this

Foods like salmon, tuna or mackerel fish,nut oils, sweet potatoes and spinach lift spirits, and so do banans and watermelon because of folate. Low folate and thiamin cause depression. B Vitamins help with depression. Eat Asparagus! Some foods that...  Read more

Processed Foods May Cause Depression

Processed Foods might trigger depression. Yes, your diet can be associated with depression. Not enough omega-3 foods is another cause for increased levels of depression, as well as, junk food and sweets. Eat nuts, spinach or Kale asparagus, avocado...  Read more


People with MS and weight problems caused from the MS....  Read more

Playing with My Unhappiness

Last week, I said that, since it seems to be occupying just about all of my attention anyway, I would try to blog about my efforts to come to terms with the depression and anxiety that seem to be dominating my life right now. Here’s installment No. 1...  Read more

'Tis the Season to Battle the Holiday Blues

The holiday season is in full swing now!  Festive lights, the sounds of the season and holiday goodies are surrounding us on an almost daily basis.  Just about everywhere you go you are reminded that it’s that time of the year. ...  Read more