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Depression Therapy Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Depression Therapy.

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

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

The Symptoms of Seasonal Affective Disorder

Many of us might say that being less active in the winter is the normal cycle of life. A less peppy mood may be typical in this season, but for some people, cold weather and lack of sunshine bring on more than the usual winter blahs. It can bring on...  Read more

Types of Arthritis

When you hear the term "arthritis," you probably imagine painful and stiff joints. While that is pretty accurate (arthritis literally means "joint inflammation"), there are actually over 100 different types of arthritis, which is...  Read more

I've had depression like symptoms
Updated 7/28/2014 11:56:35 AM

I've been on an antibiotic that caused depression like symptoms. I've been struggling to get out of bed, and to eat. Plus my grandma passed away. Tough times....  Read more

depression, painful scolios and obesity
Updated 7/20/2014 8:22:04 AM

I am trying to change my life. its been difficult. i went to the gym 4 days in a row this week. so i am impressed with that. today was more difficult because of the back pain plus my sleep patterns are all over the place. i cant fall asleep till earl...  Read more

depression eating????
Updated 7/1/2014 9:44:38 AM

WOW!!! Today would of been one of my sister's 47th birthday,she died at the young age of 34 leaving 3 young kids behind( 10,12 and 16).She died from alcoholism!!!! I tried for 2 yrs. to get her to stop drinking as in 2000 my 46 yr. old brother passed...  Read more

Physical Therapy Question
Updated 6/27/2014 11:09:04 PM

I am just starting my physical therapy (today was my first day). The exercises she is giving me to do are strength training (resistance bands), she wants me to do them everyday twice a day. I always heard that strength training is supposed to b...  Read more

Depression Regression
Updated 6/17/2014 4:46:29 PM

Lately, between working at a new Walmart during it's first ultra busy season (The community didn't want it there so the Holidays were very slow comparatively speaking. They were sending people home on Black Friday.) Living with my boyfriend's mother...  Read more

Put Your Shoes On

If I find I really don't want to go to the gym, I'll just say, "Fine, I won't go. But I'll put my gym shoes on." Once I have my gym shoes on, somehow I'm out the door. If you can't bring yourself to start working out, just try to take one small step...  Read more

Ovation Hair Care

grow, strengthen your hair! An outstanding product that added thickness, enabled growth of new hair and repaired damaged hair. I love it and it helps prevent the damage that sweating causes!...  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

Dealing with the Blues

Editor's note: If you or someone you know is suffering from a mental-health issue, please contact your health-care provider immediately. The information listed here is meant to inspire and offer hope but should not be interpreted as advice or recomme...  Read more

'At Age 68, I'm in the Best Shape of My Life!'

Carol Reinhard (CAROLJEAN64)Weight Lost: 57 poundsHometown: West Des Moines, IAOccupation: RetiredI was in the midst of therapy for depression.  I broke my leg, the complications from which left me inactive for several months. I gained weight as...  Read more

Monday - Depression Therapy.

Thank you Angelique271 & Bethieboops, your comments were really appreciated. When you are down you feel that the whole world is fighting you, it was nice to have you guys in my corner. I am determined not to go down like I have so many times bef...  Read more