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Depression Symptoms Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Depression Symptoms.

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

Learn to Love Strength Training

I’ll admit it—I’m vain. So when I put on my summer tank tops a few months ago and noticed the dreaded "batwings" growing on the back of my arms, I panicked. I was too young to have my arms jiggling when I moved! I had to d...  Read more

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

Fighting severe depression today. At least it's ma
Updated 8/23/2016 6:52:12 AM

Fighting severe depression today. At least it's making me not want to eat. But I wish this would go away. I've not felt like having a panic attack in many years, but I may have one tonight. Been depressed since childhood....  Read more

I went to the dr today found out I have depression
Updated 8/18/2016 8:48:44 PM

I went to the dr today found out I have depression anxiety and stress. I told my husband and his response was oh great your cooco. Don't know how to deal with this with no support...  Read more

Why do i keep letting my depression get the better
Updated 8/19/2016 1:29:00 PM

Why do i keep letting my depression get the better of me and stress eat! Probably just screwed up my whole week....  Read more

Swimming is my magic pill. I relieve my depression
Updated 8/14/2016 10:15:18 AM

Swimming is my magic pill. I relieve my depression. I get exercise and I loose weight. I will be sad when summer ends and the pool closes. I will have to look into getting a pool membership....  Read more

#depression after my workout. I went and looked at
Updated 8/12/2016 7:24:16 AM

#depression after my workout. I went and looked at myself in the mirror normally I get this good feeling cause I am doing something good but today I just saw a obese fat girl that will probably never change no matter how hard I work....  Read more

Splenda is better for you than Aspartame (Pick Diet RC over Diet Coke)

Aspartame is broken down in the body into a series of chemical compounds that have been shown to cause health risks - not the least of which is severe worsening of depression symptoms in persons already suffering from depression. Infact, a medical...  Read more

Type 2 Diabetes and Depression

Type 2 Diabetes and DepressionChronic illnesses, such as type 2 diabetes, may cause more than physical problems. Dealing with a disease like type 2 diabetes means constantly being aware of what you eat, what you do, and how you live. And adjusting to...  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

Folate Levels Influence Depression Symptoms

Previous studies have found an inverse relationship between B vitamins and homocysteine levels. Likewise, higher homocysteine levels have been linked to atherosclerosis and higher risks of fatal coronary heart disease (CHD) and strokes. CHD studies h...  Read more

3 Symptoms Your Husband Shouldn't Ignore

Your husband says he has a nagging pain below his ribs, chest tightness that won’t quit or has simply been feeling sluggish lately, but doesn’t feel like calling his doctor (or doesn’t have one). Here are three symptoms he (and you)...  Read more

6 Ways Dogs Help Ease Depression Symptoms
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Depression symptoms!!!

I admit to this! I really have not taken care of myself in a long long time. Now I have issues of living. I got to do this for myself, starting tomorrow I will shower and brush and I will schedule some dental appointments for or after the holi...  Read more