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
So you've realized you’ve got a problem with depression. Now what? What kind of professional help do you need, and where do you find it?
If you’re like most people, the first thought that comes to mind when you think about treati... Read more
Each year, nearly one in ten American adults suffers from depression. This mental illness can contribute to divorce, decreased productivity, increased sick days, and physical illness (among other problems). The largest study ever done on depression... Read more
Nearly everyone has experienced a time when it hardly seems worth the effort to get out of bed, or when the problems they face seem so overwhelming that they're not sure where to begin. These feelings and thoughts are helpful warning signs that s... Read more
While talking with my client, Dana, as she walked on the treadmill in my home studio, I couldn't help feeling sad. Her usually upbeat and vibrant demeanor was missing—and had been for several weeks. "I'm so depressed," s... Read more
Hi everyone!!! I have been on various depression medication for years, and the last change was about 3 months ago. Looking back, I have gained 15 pounds in 3 months!!!!!! I have a doctor appointment on Wednesday and am going to see if I can try go... Read more
I recently was diagnosed with dysthimia (chronic depression). I told my MD I didn't feel depressed, but I was constantly irritable and lashing out. In my mind, people didn't move fast enough, people didn't understand simple tasks, people were a plain... Read more
Hello so I've been dealing with depression lately. I was just wondering what some of you do to help with it. I do not want to take medication. I'm looking for something natural. Any suggestions?... Read more
I was in a very bad place for quite a long time. I seem to be getting out of it but I'm having a hard time motivating myself to exercise. I eat fairly healthy, I've lost 7 pounds (mostly because the situation I was in made it too stressful for me to... Read more
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
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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
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
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
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