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Dealing with Depression: depression help, chronic fatigue syndrome, depression symptoms
chronic fatigue syndrome, depression symptoms, lack of energy: Hi Roberto, Actually, Klonopin would make you tired. It shouldn t make you tired being off it. How long have to been off the Klonopin? You could be tired and have the lack of energy due to stress, and depression. How long have you actively been on the...

Dealing with Depression: depression help, symptom of depression, depression symptoms
symptom of depression, depression symptoms, trilafon: Think the Klonopin thing is not part of the problem. I am not clear about whether your ONLY symptom of depression has only ever been lethargy and fatigue? If so, I would most certainly be looking for other causes, and wonder if other causes were sought...

Dealing with Depression: depression help, hypoglycemic diet, suffering from depression
hypoglycemic diet, suffering from depression, grad dip: Hello Angela, Yes it is possible to treat depression without recourse to medication and that is by nutritional means. Please read: Depression a Nutritional Disorder and some other articles at our web sit. Please discuss with your doctor,...

Dealing with Depression: depression help, klonapin, depression symptoms
klonapin, depression symptoms, antianxiety drug: Your lack of energy could be many things, not just depressive illness. You could have a tyroid condition, cortisol levels out of watch, anemia, a bunch of different things could cause lack of energy (even stress). Klonapin is an antianxiety drug so I would...

Dealing with Depression: depression-induced breakup, squabble, subtle changes
squabble, subtle changes, lexapro: Hi Ashley: People who suffer from severe depression actually have their lives taken away from them. There is no joy, no motivation, the world is dark and bleak and the depressed person feels like they are in a fish bowl looking out. It sounds like he has...

Dealing with Depression: depression in life, ur parents, english medium
ur parents, english medium, samething: Priya~ Hello, I agree with your boyfriend. You must begin living your life. if you love him, there is a good chance to start a new life. try not to worry about your past, but, now build a present and future of happiness. There will be fears that s normal,...

Dealing with Depression: depression, medical student, uc berkeley, effexor xr
uc berkeley, effexor xr, whil: Anton, get back on your medication. Everything you are describing is typical depression. And being in medical school you should know that. You should also know that depression is stress related and you are under a great deal of stress right now. I...

Dealing with Depression: depression medication, achilles tendonitis, depression medication
achilles tendonitis, depression medication, health insurer: Here is a PS: The reason I suggested sports physical therapy, or any PT, is because of your pain. It s very likely that some of your pain can be relieved very effectively via physical methods. Also, amytriptyline [sp?] is an older anti-depressant that...

Dealing with Depression: depression meds, sexual disfunction in women, depression meds
sexual disfunction in women, depression meds, stress and anxiety: I don t think that her being afraid to love again contributes to her problems, but I do think it s a direct result of them. After all, when life seems to be one big downward spiral, it s hard to love. Scary. Counseling should do your girl a world of good....

Dealing with Depression: I have depression and I need some help going through it, emotional pain, left ear
emotional pain, left ear, cerebral palsy: Tasha, I am so sorry. Are you currently in counseling for the depression? If not please look into this for yourself. If you are, maybe your therapist and you could schedule a meeting so that your family can ask questions with a professional there to help...

Dealing with Depression: depression and negativity, depression pills, biting my tongue
depression pills, biting my tongue, real feelings: Hello Leanna i can see a lot of anger and pain in this message. it seems to me that the anger began when you were finally diagnosed with depression, when your real feelings were taken into account, instead of blaming them on teenage hormones. the Paxil...

Dealing with Depression: Has my depression returned?, sleeping bear, depression
sleeping bear, depression, good luck: Kat, Can you get back into counseling? were you seeing a therapist? Depression isn t cured I guess I have always thought of it as sleeping bear. We can learn how to live and deal with disorders, but I really feel that they are a part of who we are....

Dealing with Depression: depression/self injury, mental health community, side effects of paxil
mental health community, side effects of paxil, self mutilation: Hello Barbara, Sorry it took me a few days to answer your question, as my email went haywire! Self mutilation is deffinately associated with depression. There are many depressed people who cut themselves, using blades or knives, or itch or puncture themselves...

Dealing with Depression: depression and seroquil, extreme anxiety, miss game
extreme anxiety, miss game, mirtazapine: Did you tell your doctor that the meds are not working? Are you complaining enough that they take you seriously? Drugs to treat mental illness like anxiety are a hit and miss game. It s very difficult to be sure that you have the right drug right from the...

Dealing with Depression: depression and seroquil, mood stabilizer, extreme anxiety
mood stabilizer, extreme anxiety, suicide attempts: Seroquel has multiple functions(OCD, Anxiety, Borderline Personality and Bipolar Disorder); it is a mood stabilizer and is also used as a sleep aid. It is safe to use those two drugs, but if you are getting worse I would advise talking to your doctor right...

Dealing with Depression: depression and sex, fantisize, real killer
fantisize, real killer, dr ruth: Hi Jen: Sex drive can be erratic at times; especially right before your period. Sometimes it is stronger then and then after your period you have absolutely no drive at all for a week or two. So check out your feelings around your cycle. If you are...

Dealing with Depression: depression and sex, depression screening tests, sex drive
depression screening tests, sex drive, sexual drive: Dear Jen- Yes, it could quite possibly be that your erratic sex drive is due to your depression. In fact, that s one of the questions some depression screening tests will give: change or lack of sexual drive. Are you seeing a doctor or on meds for...

Dealing with Depression: depression and spd, sociopathic personality disorder, ted bundy
sociopathic personality disorder, ted bundy, unipolar depression: Have not taken the time to check re Effexor and social phobia, but I know that one or two drugs have proved helpful w/ this but it is helps also to have therapy for this, along w/ drug treatment, specifically cognitive-behavioral therapy. As to SSDI anti-depressants...

Dealing with Depression: depression in teens, good study habits, ganj
good study habits, ganj, usha: Hello! I am not a doctor, but I do have some suggestions for you. First, let your students know that during studying for an exam, they must also take time out to relax. Otherwise stress is too constant in their lives, and this can really drag people...

Dealing with Depression: depression, security disability benefits, social security disability benefits
security disability benefits, social security disability benefits, social security disability: I would definately ask for an explaination of why they need bank records as well as transcripts. That doesn t seem to apply to the situation. I might also ask the State Insurance Commissioners office for your state as to why the insurer would ask for this...

Dealing with Depression: I have been diagnosed with..., dr ivan goldberg, natural remedies for depression
dr ivan goldberg, natural remedies for depression, health food store: Hi Sarah: PTSD brings with it depression and anxiety together - it is so common. Many doctors believe antidepressants will help both conditions, yet many patients feel afraid to get on antidepressants. Antidepressants are NOT addictive. However, others,...

Dealing with Depression: diagnosis...., serotonin connection, post graduation
serotonin connection, post graduation, fancy places: Hello Agnis, It could well be that you are in some sort of a depression. When you say you are loosing interest in your study, it could well be that you have not enough biological energy that makes you lack concentration and the will to pursue your interests....

Dealing with Depression: dianetics, physical diseases, chronic depression
physical diseases, chronic depression, electro shock: Well the easiest way to find out is to go to the website. www.dianetics.org The first thing you need to know is that IQ is not permanently pulled down and all aberration stems from a single source...the reactive mind. It is removable. So you dont have to...

Dealing with Depression: Very dissipointing, talking to girls, boys school
talking to girls, boys school, 7 months: Hello, Nice to hear from you.. Thats just the general case... I mean it happens with so many guys around.. but the thing you should do is, give her confidence, and let her know that you wont do anything bad to her... you love her.. and you want her to be...

Dealing with Depression: Very dissipointing, talking to girls, boys school
talking to girls, boys school, 7 months: Dear Sam, This is a difficult situation for you and the young woman. You want to embrace life and your girl friend with enthusiasm and joy. Because of her history of sexual abuse, your girl friend is unable to equate sex with joy. Unless she willingly...

Dealing with Depression: Very dissipointing, talking to girls, boys school
talking to girls, boys school, 7 months: Firstly what you have told me is that the girl is not right for you. That will make you feel bad. When it cliks it cliks Secondly if you want to meet the right person, you need to get rid of some of the problems, you can do that easily and cheaply. Use dianetics...www.dianetics.org...

Dealing with Depression: Very dissipointing, talking to girls, boys school
talking to girls, boys school, 7 months: So does she like you? Then maybe she needs to be in therapy to deal with what happened to her. Women who have been raped see themselves as dirty and used. If they have not been in therapy they do not have a good sense of self esteeme because the person...

Dealing with Depression: Very dissipointing, talking to girls, boys school
talking to girls, boys school, 7 months: It would be better for a therapist to sit down with you and discuss this in more detail. But this is difficult to do over the internet. You really should see a counsellor. But I can give only some pointers. It is quite possible that your GF has problems...

Dealing with Depression: Very dissipointing, talking to girls, boys school
talking to girls, boys school, 7 months: Hi Sam: It sounds like you and your girl friend would benefit greatly from couple s counseling. See a professional counselor or psychologist or LISW for someone with experience in counseling couples. You need counseling in two areas: First and foremost...

Dealing with Depression: Very dissipointing, talking to girls, boys school
talking to girls, boys school, 7 months: Sam, it s perfectly natural that you would want a sexual relationship with your girlfriend. I recommend that you help her overcome her issues. The best way that I know how is through Dianetics - www.dianetics.org But please don t tell her that there...

Dealing with Depression: Very dissipointing, talking to girls, boys school
talking to girls, boys school, 7 months: Your girlfriend has alot of inner issues in her mind and thinking pattern t hat she has to face, and stop side stepping, on her path in life. She needs to learn lessons from her past. Don t feel bad for your emotions becasue she is not nurturing you the...

Dealing with Depression: Very dissipointing, talking to girls, boys school
talking to girls, boys school, 7 months: Hi Sam- I m really sorry for the delay in answering. My internet apparently needs more therapy than I do. Unfortunately, I d love to give you advice but don t understand exactly what you re asking. If your girlfriend was raped, however, I urge you to...

Dealing with Depression: divorce, history of alcoholism, dsm iv
history of alcoholism, dsm iv, drug induced depression: Hi Mark: You both have a past that would show instability in trying to maintain permanent relationships without the right help. You did not say if you attended AA, Al-Anon or any 12-step group. I strongly believe in working a 12-step program because...

Dealing with Depression: I don't care about things anymore..., bodybuilding powerlifting, devoted follower
bodybuilding powerlifting, devoted follower, mental changes: I am probably not the right expert for this, so my observations will be few. If you are experiencing depression or some other mental illness, it s far more likely that your inner self [mind? brain?] has taken over your body, rather than the reverse. There...

Dealing with Depression: I don't know what to do, true security, sad thing
true security, sad thing, candice: Candice, It sounds like you may have some true security issues maybe even some codependant issues here. Can you or are you in counseling? This doesn t appear to be a condition for you that is going to go away by just the treatment of medicine. You re feelings...

Dealing with Depression: I don't know, parents friends, quiet person
parents friends, quiet person, perfect family: Hi Mary: You are struggling with so much inside of you and you do need to continue talk therapy. But, more importantly, what you have described to me the feelings of chest hurst and my heart rate is always fast may be symptoms of anxiety or possibly you...

Dealing with Depression: I don't know what to do anymore, rocky relationship, contract job
rocky relationship, contract job, hard thinking: Hi Jen, There is a lot going on, but for now I m just going to focus on a key phrase that you said... I don t want to be this person anymore, and I don t want to come off as this jerk to everyone. When I first read your question in my e-mail, I though...

Dealing with Depression: I don't know what it is!!, optimistic attitude, sad feeling
optimistic attitude, sad feeling, important person: Dear Kim - I m so sorry I took so long in answering your question! I don t normally do that, but my net went down on Thursday and we didn t get it back until about ten minutes ago. Okay, on with your question. I m not a doctor, remember, so anything...

Dealing with Depression: don't no what to do, religious families, studying medicine
religious families, studying medicine, religious words: There is very little you can do for your brother. The medication that he is on will help. You need to be aware that it is not unusual for a medication to work for a while and then stop working. Sometimes we have to change medications and dosage several...

Dealing with Depression: i dont feel anything, relation ships, bad stuff
relation ships, bad stuff, loneliness: Hi Eric, Well if you know that you ve been living with depression, than you also have to be aware of the who, what, where, when, where and how you came to be depressed. While you don t deny being depressed, you are in denial of what it is that is depressing...

Dealing with Depression: i dont know if i can be helped....., condum, shitty job
condum, shitty job, older guys: Hi Chelsea, Yes, you are messed up. If you are going to come out of this you are going to have to be totally honest with yourself... What you are doing now is not really the problem; your problem stated a long time ago. My first question is why are you...

Dealing with Depression: i dont know what to do., inventory questionnaire, clinical nutritionist
inventory questionnaire, clinical nutritionist, serotonin connection: Dar Davina, That s is a nice name. You probably are suffering from hypoglycemia. Please check yourself with The Nutrition-Behavior Inventory Questionnaire (NBI) at: http://www.hypoglycemia.asn.au/articles/nutrition-behavior_inventory.html I you score...

Dealing with Depression: everything is going downhill...., dr ivan goldberg, depression central
dr ivan goldberg, depression central, forms of depression: Hi Stephanie: Sounds like you have been suffering with depression for a year. To understand depression, you can take an online assessment - go to: Dr. Ivan Goldberg s website (just type in his name and a few sites come up; I think it is Depression Central....

Dealing with Depression: dunno, mental health association, mom and dad
mental health association, mom and dad, emergency dept: I m not sure your age now, or when you had the accident, or whether you still live w/ your parents. All of this would have some bearing on my answer. Not knowing those things, here is the help I can give you. Does place I might go just to get away...

Dealing with Depression: Eating disorder, meds not working???, clinical depression, eating disorder
clinical depression, eating disorder, eating habits: Hi Autum! I as well have an eating disorder. Meds depending on what you are taking can cause these habits to be worse. What are you taking, how long have you been on it/them? What kinds of things are you dealing with, in regards to your depression? ...

Dealing with Depression: ECT, aggressive treatments, cchr
aggressive treatments, cchr, rapid cycling: well suicide is probably preferable. When i hear of someone with problems that is so desperate that they will settle for psychiatrys solutions I despair. There is an alternative...it is called dianetics, it is very fast, easy and can be done at home....

Dealing with Depression: Effexor and alcohol, non alcoholic wine, effexor and alcohol
non alcoholic wine, effexor and alcohol, central nervous system: Hello Michael Efexor is an anti-depressant , part of the Venlafaxines. It stimulates the central nervous system and precribed for depressive illness. I would urge you to be cautious with alcohol as anti-depressants do not mix well with drinks. My recommendation...

Dealing with Depression: Efflexor, chemical imbalance in the brain, clinical nutritionist
chemical imbalance in the brain, clinical nutritionist, depression disorder: Dear martine, As a nutritional psychologist I am not in favour of drug treatment for depression, except as a last resort. They usually do not address the causes of depression, which is a chemical imbalance in the brain. I suggest that you ask your doctor...

Dealing with Depression: Efflexor, panic attacks, couple weeks
panic attacks, couple weeks, dry mouth: Hey Steve, Thank you for your question. By Efflexor I am sure you mean Effexor . Usually the best advice doctors can offer when stopping or switching antidepressants, is to slowly DECREASE the dosage. For instance, going from 75 mg. one week...

Dealing with Depression: Endogenous Depression, treatment drug addiction, treatment of drug addiction
treatment drug addiction, treatment of drug addiction, psychotherapy course: Hi Rocio, It is nice to hear that you want to help your brother with his alcoholism. Most alcoholics have depression as the forerunner of becoming addicted. This can be treated nutritionally by him going on a hypoglycemic diet. Please ask him to read:...

Dealing with Depression: Environmental causes of depression, seasonal affective disorder, causes of depression
seasonal affective disorder, causes of depression, environmental disorders: Hi Peg, It s not the present weather or storms that can cause one to become depressed, but rather, it is what the weather or storm reminds one of that is causing them to become depressed... It is the experience that one had during a SIMILAR situation that...

Dealing with Depression: Excuses?, fortune tellers, awesome advice
fortune tellers, awesome advice, depressed person: Deb- Maybe it would be better worded if I had said that in his heart, he wants you to wait. Again, this isn t a promise, but I ve trudged through PTSD and depression . . . so I m only trying to give you a glimpse of how things MAY be on the other side; on...

Dealing with Depression: effexor withdrawl, cchr, family dr
cchr, family dr, high blood pressure: Well to start with I dont approve of SSRI s any of them. They all have problems and they only cover up the real problem any way. You should get off all of them, and then do Dianetics, it uses no drugs, and is very fast, easy and fun to do. Depression has...

Dealing with Depression: effexor, anxiety control, anxiety problems
anxiety control, anxiety problems, accurate idea: PS - 2nd sentence should read: effects ON sexuality. Effexor and many similar meds may cause weight gain. Some also have effects of sexuality. You should discuss Effexor w/ your doc if either of these is a huge problem. But you need also to think...

Dealing with Depression: The elusiveness of happiness, wealthiest person in the world, sjogren s syndrome
wealthiest person in the world, sjogren s syndrome, colon surgery: Hi Linda: I am so sorry to hear you are going through so much. YOu do have a load, yet at the same time you do sound so enthusiastic for life and can t reach happiness. Yes, all those physical illnesses can cause depression. Also, by stating that I am...

Dealing with Depression: emotional problems, professional clinical counselor, mental health facility
professional clinical counselor, mental health facility, medication for depression: Hi Lee: Have you asked your doctor about Effexor? That is supposed to be good for depression and anxiety. First I would suggest a psychiatrist because they know their meds better than anyone and give him/her all the details. Then the talk therapy is...

Dealing with Depression: How to encourage, major depressive disorder, marriage counselor
major depressive disorder, marriage counselor, negative attitude: Hi Anne: You may want to get a book from the library called: I don t want to talk about it. It is about depression men suffer. Maybe your dad will read it too. You cannot entice him to go. If you or your mom make comments like: If you don t go for...

Dealing with Depression: How is it going to end?, kidney transplantation, moment in a day
kidney transplantation, moment in a day, painful journey: i m very sorry that things are so hard for you. Things only change when we work hard for them. It can t happen without work. If you want friends , be a friend, get out there. start enjoying life again. If you want love, you ve got to start loving yourself...

Dealing with Depression: everyday stress, stay at home mom, focus on your kids
stay at home mom, focus on your kids, mercides: Hi Emily: It is obvious your children are more important to you than material things because you make adjustments to stay at home. That is sooooooooooooooooooooo important to be with your kids. You are giving them a STABLE environment. The kids need you...

Dealing with Depression: ex-wife and her issues, walking on eggshells, family practitioner
walking on eggshells, family practitioner, straight days: I have no way of knowing exactly what is wrong with her other than she seems confused about what she wants. You can t get her help. She has to determine that she is sick enough to need help and from what you have said she doesn t seem to think she has...

Dealing with Depression: expat where to go?, serotonin connection, hypoglycemic diet
serotonin connection, hypoglycemic diet, lifesyle: Hello richard, Depression is hard to treat, especially by drugs and/or psychotherapy alone. It is more of a physical illness, than a psychological disorder.This is because most people overlook the nutritional aspects of depression. Perhaps you can...

Dealing with Depression: Can you explain the role of..., gas cramps, gastrointestinal problems
gas cramps, gastrointestinal problems, grad dip: Hi Christie, Being a nutritional psychologist I am of course not in favour of drug therapy except in special circumstances. I see Depression more like a NUTRITIONAL DISORDER and I have helped many people overcome their depression by nutritional means....

Dealing with Depression: My Family & Friends aren't there for me, weight criteria, complicated life
weight criteria, complicated life, time drug: You can t just do what other people want you to do. You need to find your own place. Do you have a psychologist at your school that you can talk to? If not, do you have a guidance counselor. You need an adult who is not directly involved in your life to...

Dealing with Depression: Family Issues, clinical nutritionist, serotonin connection
clinical nutritionist, serotonin connection, mom and dad: Hello Bryant, It seems that your brother has emotional problems that have not been properly addressed in counselling. The problem may be due that he may have hypoglycemia, which can cause mood swings and anger outburst without real reasons. Please...

Dealing with Depression: Fat and Depressed, high protein diet, high protien diet
high protein diet, high protien diet, bally s fitness: Hi Tim: Check out the following places and what they charge yearly - which means it might be worth it when divided by 12/months. Local YMCA; local community centers with exercise programs; Bally s fitness and continue with your successful low carb lowfat...

Dealing with Depression: Father is going through severe depression, marriage and kids, symptoms of depression
marriage and kids, symptoms of depression, stable marriage: Hello Renu Prozac is usually a good mood lift however 100 mg seems quite a high dose to me. You tell me your father has been medicated for two weeks. It usually takes two to three weeks before the medication starts to take effect. I would give it another...

Dealing with Depression: Friend with Bipolar?, friendhsip, major depression
friendhsip, major depression, manic depression: Dear Amanda - First off, if she IS bipolar AND on Prozac, we ve got a problem. The drugs used for treating major depression are NOT the same drugs used for bipolar/manic. You MAY want to point this out to your friend or her parents. Or anyone who ll listen....

Dealing with Depression: Friend in need, clinical nutritionist, depression disorder
clinical nutritionist, depression disorder, causes of depression: Dear Barb, This is a difficult situation. It seems that the separation may have started because of the wife s mental illness, that has not responded to therapy. It is important to understand the biochemical causes of depression if you want to help somebody....

Dealing with Depression: Fructose Fruit Sugar for hypoglycemia, insulin secretion, insulin reactions
insulin secretion, insulin reactions, blood sugar levels: HiAG, The use of fructose instead of sugar is very controversial. Fructose is converted to glucose via the liver and apparently does not trigger insulin reactions. Nevertheless, fructose is able to raise blood sugar levels and thereby stimulate insulin...

Dealing with Depression: Frustrated, symptoms of depression, sophomore year
symptoms of depression, sophomore year, freshman year: Burnout is just getting tired of doing the same thing over and over again while under alot of pressure. I don t think that you have depression. I would consider it more of a case of too much pressure to do things that you don t consider that important. ...

Dealing with Depression: Frustrated, sophomore year, freshman year
sophomore year, freshman year, emotional breakdown: Hi April, I can understand your frustration. This life is your life. We shouldn t live our lives to the core of what OTHER people want us to live by. We should live our lives, by, OUR learned ideals. You are at an age that you are now able to make your...

Dealing with Depression: Future break up, half year, 19 years
half year, 19 years, important things: Guy, It sounds like this relationship is very toxic. It doesn t sound like anyone is happy or feeling safe anymore. What about breaking up hurts or scares you so much? it sounds like you are dependant on her to be happy, but really you are miserable and...

Dealing with Depression: 2 antidepressants?, psychiatrist, antidepressants
Dealing with Depression: 2 antidepressants?, psychiatrist, antidepressants, meds

Dealing with Depression: Adult Children , Hurtful Words, lame excuse, ungrateful children
Dealing with Depression: Adult Children , Hurtful Words, lame excuse, ungrateful children, mom and dad

Dealing with Depression: afraid to eat & drink, anxiety and depression, anxiety disorder
Dealing with Depression: afraid to eat & drink, anxiety and depression, anxiety disorder, phobia

Dealing with Depression: afternoon depression, major depression, low blood sugar
Dealing with Depression: afternoon depression, major depression, low blood sugar, depressed person

Dealing with Depression: Bipolar??, sexual massage, stress increases
Dealing with Depression: Bipolar??, sexual massage, stress increases, term stress

Dealing with Depression: Bipolar girlfriend asked for 'space'. Her explanation??, xmas, new year
Dealing with Depression: Bipolar girlfriend asked for 'space'. Her explanation??, xmas, new year, thanksgiving

Dealing with Depression: my boyfriend is deaing with depression..., roller coaster, co dependency
Dealing with Depression: my boyfriend is deaing with depression..., roller coaster, co dependency, nervous breakdown

Dealing with Depression: Is my boyfriend depressed/bi-polar?, living with a stranger, divorce papers
Dealing with Depression: Is my boyfriend depressed/bi-polar?, living with a stranger, divorce papers, flight of ideas

Dealing with Depression: boyfriend's depression, perfect couple, depression
Dealing with Depression: boyfriend's depression, perfect couple, depression, marriage

Dealing with Depression: boyfriend's depression, good person, tough times
Dealing with Depression: boyfriend's depression, good person, tough times, st johns wort

Dealing with Depression: I am going crazy, god, personal courage
Dealing with Depression: I am going crazy, god, personal courage, quacks

Dealing with Depression: Dealing with depressed husband, dr jekyl and mr hyde, unreasonable person
Dealing with Depression: Dealing with depressed husband, dr jekyl and mr hyde, unreasonable person, welbutrin

Dealing with Depression: Dealing with a manic depressant, imaginary voices, irrational action
Dealing with Depression: Dealing with a manic depressant, imaginary voices, irrational action, manic disorder

Dealing with Depression: Depressed Boyfriend=Pushing me away, depressed person, bad person
Dealing with Depression: Depressed Boyfriend=Pushing me away, depressed person, bad person, relationship

Dealing with Depression: Depressed Boyfriend, coda meetings, carbon copy
Dealing with Depression: Depressed Boyfriend, coda meetings, carbon copy, hardest thing in the world

Dealing with Depression: Depression, matter of time
Dealing with Depression: Depression, matter of time

Dealing with Depression: Depression/Anxiety & the inability to cry, anti depressant, rare cases
Dealing with Depression: Depression/Anxiety & the inability to cry, anti depressant, rare cases, psychiatrists

Dealing with Depression: dealing with wife's depression, my wife and kids, poem from my wife
Dealing with Depression: dealing with wife's depression, my wife and kids, poem from my wife, meaning of true love

Dealing with Depression: depressed boyfriend, thinking of suicide, mood swings
Dealing with Depression: depressed boyfriend, thinking of suicide, mood swings, living hell

Dealing with Depression: depressed boyfriend, emotional roller coaster, mood swing
Dealing with Depression: depressed boyfriend, emotional roller coaster, mood swing, mood swings

Dealing with Depression: depression, health food store, exercise 2
Dealing with Depression: depression, health food store, exercise 2, naturopathic doctor

Dealing with Depression: depression, health web site, wego health
Dealing with Depression: depression, health web site, wego health

Dealing with Depression: depression-induced breakup, great relationship, major depression
Dealing with Depression: depression-induced breakup, great relationship, major depression, heartbreak

Dealing with Depression: Fat and Depressed, family history, good luck
Dealing with Depression: Fat and Depressed, family history, good luck, walks

Dealing with Depression: friend's depression, depressed kids, kittens
Dealing with Depression: friend's depression, depressed kids, kittens, best bet

Dealing with Depression: girlfriend depression, drama queen, clue
Dealing with Depression: girlfriend depression, drama queen, clue, depression

Dealing with Depression: giving up on a loved one, sara
Dealing with Depression: giving up on a loved one, sara

Dealing with Depression: HELP ME!, korea central, military veteran
Dealing with Depression: HELP ME!, korea central, military veteran, lifeplan

Dealing with Depression: Hi, depression, virus
Dealing with Depression: Hi, depression, virus

Dealing with Depression: help for depression without health insurance, local mental health, psychiatrist
Dealing with Depression: help for depression without health insurance, local mental health, psychiatrist, fee scale

Dealing with Depression: Im always so depressed, especially lately., single day, hell
Dealing with Depression: Im always so depressed, especially lately., single day, hell, god

Dealing with Depression: lousy marriage, mental health clinic, hurtful comments
Dealing with Depression: lousy marriage, mental health clinic, hurtful comments, low self esteem

Dealing with Depression: Majorly depressed, kind heart, poor lady
Dealing with Depression: Majorly depressed, kind heart, poor lady, al anon

Dealing with Depression: Melanie Colleen, rabbit holes, thin fingers
Dealing with Depression: Melanie Colleen, rabbit holes, thin fingers, deep in my heart

Dealing with Depression: my marriage after depression, chemical imbalances in the brain, cognitive behavioural therapy
Dealing with Depression: my marriage after depression, chemical imbalances in the brain, cognitive behavioural therapy, types of depression

Dealing with Depression: My mother is very depressed, major depression, clinical depression
Dealing with Depression: My mother is very depressed, major depression, clinical depression, happy life

Dealing with Depression: mother's depression, anxiety attacks, severe depression
Dealing with Depression: mother's depression, anxiety attacks, severe depression, stressful time

Dealing with Depression: Normal sense and thinking back..., smoke weed, sitin
Dealing with Depression: Normal sense and thinking back..., smoke weed, sitin, ryt

Dealing with Depression: i need help.., outdoor job, demon
Dealing with Depression: i need help.., outdoor job, demon, sun

Dealing with Depression: nightwork, moods, nightmares
Dealing with Depression: nightwork, moods, nightmares

Dealing with Depression: Partner depression, bunch of flowers, suffering from depression
Dealing with Depression: Partner depression, bunch of flowers, suffering from depression, out of the blue

Dealing with Depression: Passive Agressive Ex boyfriend still has hostility, vulnerable person, sad story
Dealing with Depression: Passive Agressive Ex boyfriend still has hostility, vulnerable person, sad story, wordpress

Dealing with Depression: Persistent depression from a bad experience, fulfilling life, antidepressants
Dealing with Depression: Persistent depression from a bad experience, fulfilling life, antidepressants, new job

Dealing with Depression: Pleasee advice, guilt and depression, two different ways
Dealing with Depression: Pleasee advice, guilt and depression, two different ways, low self esteem

Dealing with Depression: please help me!, god works, cigaretts
Dealing with Depression: please help me!, god works, cigaretts, sister in law

Dealing with Depression: Ruining my marriage, military wife, myspace
Dealing with Depression: Ruining my marriage, military wife, myspace, bipolar

Dealing with Depression: Can you really get better?, urgent care, remorse
Dealing with Depression: Can you really get better?, urgent care, remorse, mental health

Dealing with Depression: Seeing Psychiatrist, types of psychotherapy, cognitive behavioral therapy
Dealing with Depression: Seeing Psychiatrist, types of psychotherapy, cognitive behavioral therapy, symptoms of depression

Dealing with Depression: Spouse has depression and anger problems, pecks, dee
Dealing with Depression: Spouse has depression and anger problems, pecks, dee, depression

Dealing with Depression: smoking as a stress reliever?, stress reliever, pain reliever
Dealing with Depression: smoking as a stress reliever?, stress reliever, pain reliever, stimulant

Dealing with Depression: about studying, intrest, parents
Dealing with Depression: about studying, intrest, parents

Dealing with Depression: Three kids under three...and my life is spinning out of control!, patience, tornadoes
Dealing with Depression: Three kids under three...and my life is spinning out of control!, patience, tornadoes, yell

Dealing with Depression: I can't tell anyone, prescription drug
Dealing with Depression: I can't tell anyone, prescription drug

Dealing with Depression: type A personality, two little kids, space and time
Dealing with Depression: type A personality, two little kids, space and time, personal space

Dealing with Depression: Unhealthly Talking Too Too Much, clonozapam, live animals
Dealing with Depression: Unhealthly Talking Too Too Much, clonozapam, live animals, hardest thing

Dealing with Depression: How do u offer help to a friend with depression with offending them?, spirited character, jerk
Dealing with Depression: How do u offer help to a friend with depression with offending them?, spirited character, jerk, mental health

Dealing with Depression: wrist cutting, shallow cuts, emotional person
Dealing with Depression: wrist cutting, shallow cuts, emotional person, deep cuts

Dealing with Depression: wrist cutting, apple of his eye, lord and savior
Dealing with Depression: wrist cutting, apple of his eye, lord and savior, womb

Dealing with Depression: wrist cutting, blood drip, perspective
Dealing with Depression: wrist cutting, blood drip, perspective, emo kids

Dealing with Depression: not sure, self denial, must be a way
Dealing with Depression: not sure, self denial, must be a way, assent

Dealing with Depression: ZOLOFT WITHDRAWLS, emotional side effects, withdrawls
Dealing with Depression: ZOLOFT WITHDRAWLS, emotional side effects, withdrawls, chest pains

Dealing with Depression: family, mental health clinic, councilling
mental health clinic, councilling, health department: Yes, you can go to any health department or mental health clinic in your area and they will help you. If you absolutely need to get out, go to Social Services and ask for emergency housing. Call United Way as well and see what they can do to help you...

Dealing with Depression: I feel bad, appereance, emotional person
appereance, emotional person, terrific experience: The increase of Georhythm has caused this problem to u. please drink 1 lts of water every day with adding one pinch of sea salt. It can be consumed in different doses - not necessarily at one stretch. In your local book stall - purchase 3D OEM chart...

Dealing with Depression: I feel bad, appereance, emotional person
appereance, emotional person, terrific experience: Dear Pedro, No, we don t charge for our services, we are all volunteer counsellors trying to improve the human condition on earth I suppose. What happened to you may have happened to many married men. Most men have a strong sex urge, driven along by...

Dealing with Depression: I feel bad, appereance, emotional person
appereance, emotional person, terrific experience: The increase of Georhythm has caused this problem to u. please drink 1 lts of water every day with adding one pinch of sea salt. It can be consumed in different doses - not necessarily at one stretch. In your local book stall - purchase 3D OEM chart...

Dealing with Depression: feeling depressed because of my girlfriend, insecurities, girlfriend
insecurities, girlfriend, anxiety: Jay, It sounds like she just needs time. This doesn’t mean it has anything to do with you, but it could mean that your reaction to it will not help your case. Something in her life may be happening that she can not handle, and she may not be able to talk...

Dealing with Depression: feeling disconnected, hypoglycemic diet, depressive syndrome
hypoglycemic diet, depressive syndrome, nbi: I see the symptoms you are talking about as part of the depressive syndrome. This, I believe, is a disease concerning the metabolism of sugar. Sugar is broken down into glucose, the major fuel of the brain. When there is a disturbance in the metabolism of...

Dealing with Depression: fighting instruction, depressive cycle, taking drugs
depressive cycle, taking drugs, single way: Hi Peter, You can fight, run, give up, or you can surrender. By surrender, I mean surrender to love, unconditional self love that is not dependant on outside sources but your own acceptance for those parts of yourself that you deem undesirable and unwanted....

Dealing with Depression: How do I find a provider? And what type?, dr ivan goldberg, clinical counselors
dr ivan goldberg, clinical counselors, psychologist therapist: Hi Amy: Providers books can be very confusing. Look on the back of your insurance card and call the customer service number for help. Tell them you struggle with depression and need to see a Psychiatrist for an evaluation. After you get a psychiatrist...

Dealing with Depression: finding help, exact diagnosis, social anxiety
exact diagnosis, social anxiety, low self esteem: Thanks for writing again. If I understand correctly, you are now getting prescriptions and talk therapy from a psychiatrist [maybe the same one you last saw?] (I have assumed you are in the US - let me know if not.) Here is some stuff off the top of my...

Dealing with Depression: My friend cuts, psych ward, counselor
psych ward, counselor, counselors: Cutting is part of a much bigger problem. And it is very common. She needs to be in counseling to find out why she cuts and to stop. You would be surprised at how many young women cut. There isn t anything that she is going to say to a counselor that will...

Dealing with Depression: friend's depression, suffering from depression, negative statements
suffering from depression, negative statements, empathetic: Dear jenni, I can quite understand how frustrating it is to you wanting to help your friend. The problem with depression is that in my opinion it is not a psychological problem but due to an underlying biochemical disorder, that cannot be corrected by...

Dealing with Depression: My friend has very severe depression that is destroying his life, suffering from depression, anti depressant pills
suffering from depression, anti depressant pills, severe depression: He is acting in the typical manner of a person who is suffering from depression. I acted the same way. But I didn t quit my job. And I was seeing a psychiatrist. If he gets low enough he will attempt suicide. At least that will get him in a hospital....

Dealing with Depression: General depression and pestimism, tsaumi, aisia
tsaumi, aisia, devestated: I agree with providing for your own needs so you can help others. Mother Theresa would tell her nuns BEFORE they went out into the streets of India: Get plenty of rest; eat good food to keep you strong; pray; have enough clothing for you; take nourishment...

Dealing with Depression: My Gf suffers of anxiety dissorder (link to depression), generalized anxiety disorder, social phobia
generalized anxiety disorder, social phobia, self consciousness: Nairda, OK, here are my thoughts and opinions. I don’t think that love just ends, but it definitely takes on different forms and in that process it lessens and this makes it possible for the people in the relationship to see the weaknesses. No worries…....

Dealing with Depression: GI Index or GI Load, high protein food, hypoglycemic diet
high protein food, hypoglycemic diet, gi index: Hi Arvind, The glycemic Index could help you in depression , provided it is understood that the GI shows sugar reactions to single food items. When we eat sugary foods we usually mix it with other food sources and this may affect the GI. Thus the GI...

Dealing with Depression: My Girlfriend Is Depressed, low self esteem, national alliance
low self esteem, national alliance, gf: You can t convince anyone to do something that is good for them. If you have broken up with her why would she think that anything that you suggest would be important? People who suffer from depression have very low self esteem. They don t feel that...

Dealing with Depression: Girlfriend Needing Space, psychotherapy course, low self esteem
psychotherapy course, low self esteem, google: Hi jake, There is not much I can say. It seems that your girlfriend is afraid of being hurt in a relationship, which points to a low self-esteem. To be successful in love and life one needs to have full confidence in the person you are. If you feel that...

Dealing with Depression: GTT Test Results, depression disorder, hypoglycemia
depression disorder, hypoglycemia, dear mr: There is an association between hypoglycemia and depression and this can be treated nutritionally./ Please read: Depression is a Nutritional Disorder at: http://www.hypoglycemia.asn.au/articles/depression_disorder.html Depression is a Nutritional...

Dealing with Depression: Guten Abend,Hans., critical sense, thruth
critical sense, thruth, tiny spot: Guten Abend, Claudia, What is wanted is not the will to believe but the wish to find out, which is the exact opposite. - Bertrand Russell I like your quote... I just re-worded it a bit.... replacing beliefs with a search for truth and understanding...

Dealing with Depression: my girlfriend, anxiety and depression, realationship
anxiety and depression, realationship, guy friends: Mark, I know that this is extremely painful for you. It’s always hard to make such major adjustments to our lives such as this. I think the pace of the relationship played its role in how she’s now stepping back. Especially when she has an anxiety issue,...

Dealing with Depression: my girlfriend is depressed, antidepressant, 9 months
antidepressant, 9 months, girlfriend: James, It sounds like a few things. 1. She needs to talk about what she is feeing. She can t get everything that she needs through a pill. 2. Also, if she isn t getting any relief from the medication that she may need to get the dosage changed, or...

Dealing with Depression: girlfriend depression, chemical imbalance, dark hole
chemical imbalance, dark hole, coping skills: You can t do much of anything other than tell her that you will be there when she needs you. Depression is an internal chemical imbalance. Most people are on some sort of medication. Then they do therapy. The reason for the therapy is to give you coping...

Dealing with Depression: My girlfriend needs space because of her depression, depression problems, rough life
depression problems, rough life, great girl: Justin, I can’t speak for her, but, I don’t think that she’d make up depression as a means to break up with you. With that said, she has been through an awful lot. The rape alone can cause so much of a deep depression and she may be going through...

Dealing with Depression: My girlfriend was sexually abused, one saturday night, highs and lows
one saturday night, highs and lows, abusive relationships: Steve, Hi there. No, I don’t believe that your girlfriend’s feelings changed overnight. It sounds like she is pushing you away, because people that have been abused have a much higher degree of fear that people will leave them, and so they push people...

Dealing with Depression: my girlfriend, rough patches, firsttime
rough patches, firsttime, insecurities: Matt, What your girlfriend is going through is common with depressed people. when something or someone good comes into their lives they fear getting to close in fear that they ll leave. Hence, they act out in ways that appear that they are pushing you away...

Dealing with Depression: give me a advice how should i improve my confidence, semester marks, mother language
semester marks, mother language, english medium: How strongly are you feeling to leave this world? Do you think of suicide, of taking your life, killing yourself? If you have these thoughts, you are very ill and you need to get medical help at once. Or perhaps that was an exageration of just feeling...

Dealing with Depression: giving up on a loved one, life depression, suffering from depression
life depression, suffering from depression, chemical imbalance: Walk away. If she is suffering from depression, she needs not only to be on medication but also in therapy. And don t think that this trip caused her depression. She has probably been depressed most of her life. Depression is hard to deal with because...

Dealing with Depression: HELP ME!, university in germany, 18 years old
university in germany, 18 years old, different paths: Guy, I understand how hard this is for you. I don t know that this will help. But your reaction to the events in your life, are VERY normal reactions. As far as Germany or Army duty. There s little you can do, till you have your answer. Both will be life...

Dealing with Depression: HELP ME!, university in germany, 18 years old
university in germany, 18 years old, different paths: You won t like my answer, which is: you ll live. Live, survive, thrive even, I hope. I am quite the wrong expert for this. If you consult someone else, or even if you don t, it might help [the other expert and/or you, yourself] if you can identify which...

Dealing with Depression: HELP ME!, university in germany, 18 years old
university in germany, 18 years old, different paths: Hi Guy, Yes, you certainly have a lot going on. So where to start? I m going to make several brief points to give you some food for thought. Lets start with the person you call your soul mate. You said, She is saying that it s not so bad, and that...

Dealing with Depression: HELP ME!, university in germany, 18 years old
university in germany, 18 years old, different paths: I wish I had all the answers for you I truly do. You are most definetly dealing with a complex and complicated situation. Seeing that you cannot follow your love is a very hard thing to deal with. Be sure to tell her how you truly feel. I think that s...

Dealing with Depression: HELP!, welcome to my life by simple plan, suicide attempts
welcome to my life by simple plan, suicide attempts, old dude: Are you in a city or out in the country? Is there a church you can go to and talk to someone there? What about someone at school? You have to make choices in your life. You can continue to act this way and feel miserable or you can look for something different...

Dealing with Depression: HELP ME!, university in germany, 18 years old
university in germany, 18 years old, different paths: First of all you are 18. You have another 60 years of your life to live. You need to let go and start just letting things happen. You can t control your destiny at this time in your life. You don t have the skills to be in control all of the time. Make...

Dealing with Depression: Health, family physican, counslor
family physican, counslor, studying at home: It sounds to me as if you have a lot of stress in your life. College is difficult and managing all the priorities, homework and stress of trying to do well is very difficult. It sounds as if you could have some sort of depression however I m not a doctor....

Dealing with Depression: Hello, insulin resistance, pharmacy store
insulin resistance, pharmacy store, ups and downs: I fully understand how you feel. As a nutritional psychologist I look upon depression in a different way from the more conventional drug/psychotherapy point of view. In my opinion, depression is caused by an inability by your body to handle sugar properly....

Dealing with Depression: Hello, body chemistry, pharmacy store
body chemistry, pharmacy store, ups and downs: It seems to me that your medication is not working. This is not uncommon. There are several different types of anti-deressants and they work with different chemicals. Although most contain seratonin which helps people relax and sleep not all anti-depressants...

Dealing with Depression: Help Me, eating healthy food, shahabuddin
eating healthy food, shahabuddin, food life: Hi Shahabuddin! There are lots of reasons that you could be having trouble sleeping. Are you getting enough excercise? Eating healthy food? Life is probably pretty rocky in your part of the world . . . I wouldn t be surprised if the stress that surrounds...

Dealing with Depression: Help, dr ivan goldberg, obsessive compulsive disorder
dr ivan goldberg, obsessive compulsive disorder, computer area: Hi Paul: Your wife is suffering from OCD - obsessive compulsive disorder. It would help for you to read up on this and your daughter to understand what she is going through. Check out Dr. Ivan Goldberg s website and look up Obsessive Compulsive Disorder...

Dealing with Depression: Help, busisness, computer lesson
busisness, computer lesson, driving car: Hi Simon, You say, I am kind of guy don t give a dam. That s the time year 2005 I change myself to the beast inside outward. Everyday pass, every week pass & every month pass I get better & better & I come bad guy. Where I stand is the greatest. ...

Dealing with Depression: Help, chemical imbalance in the brain, dealing with depression
chemical imbalance in the brain, dealing with depression, emotional burden: Is he seeing a psychiatrist? Is he on any medications? Is he in therapy at all? If he is not doing all three of these things his depression is only going to get worse. Depression is a very horrific illness. Not only does it affect the person with...

Dealing with Depression: Help Please, world matters, friend frank
world matters, friend frank, family functions: Chuck, God s blessings to you as well. I am so so sorry for all that you are going through. ::offers support and comfort:: But, chuck you are a kind man, who deserves a woman who will love you the way that you deserve to be loved. I am sorry that pearl...

Dealing with Depression: Help with pertinent information., dr crane, heart murmur
dr crane, heart murmur, medical ailments: Dr Kahn sent your question to the question pool so I will try to answer some of your questions here. People kill themselves at the point that they see no hope or no light at the end of the tunnel . They also kill themselves to join loved ones who have...

Dealing with Depression: Help understanding and how to help my fiance who is very depressed, sad reality, mental breakdown
sad reality, mental breakdown, cognitive therapy: Dear Dawn, The sad reality is that there is nothing you can do for him. Depression is a disorder that shuts out everyone and everything that ever mattered. It is a black hole that wraps itself around the patient. It is mental and emotional paralysis....

Dealing with Depression: Help, obsessive compulsive disorder, better off dead
obsessive compulsive disorder, better off dead, silly things: Dear Ashley- Okay, first . . . stop and take a deep breath. Everything s going to be okay . . . I ve been where you are and I know it sucks. But you DO get over it. It s going to take work, and it s not easy, but it s worth it. Your letter really touched...

Dealing with Depression: Helping friend with clinical depression., suicide hotline, clinical depression
suicide hotline, clinical depression, anne porter: Hi Anne: It would be a nice gesture on your part to clean her house. So,ask her if it would help. All you can do is be a good friend. If she seems dangerous to herself, you can call a suicide hotline and ask what to do or call 911 immediately. Also, the...

Dealing with Depression: Hi3 months ago i had a..., post natal depression, doing housework
post natal depression, doing housework, body odour: Time to call or see the doctor or midwife. Your mild depression has gone on long enough that an antidepressant medicine might be a good idea for a short period of time. It IS important to get it treated - I believe early treatment works better than delayed...

Dealing with Depression: HiIf you were to advise..., post partum depression, brain chemistry
post partum depression, brain chemistry, mild depression: Luke: My advise for treatment -- see the right doctor. So many people have depression treated by the wrong doctor such as their general doctor or OB/GYN in the case of mothers suffering through Post partum depression. Depression is a medical condition...

Dealing with Depression: HiIf you were to advise..., serotonin connection, hypoglycemic diet
serotonin connection, hypoglycemic diet, mild depression: I see depression - mild or severe - as a biological disorder that can be treated nutritionally by going on a hypoglycemic diet as one step in the right direction.. Please read: “What is Hypoglycemia?” at: http://www.hypoglycemia.asn.au/articles/what_is_hypo.html...

Dealing with Depression: Hi John,again me, multiple personalities, split personality
multiple personalities, split personality, first language: Hi Claudia, I was aware that English is not your primary language... but you still speak it better that I would speak yours... :) By the way... what is your native tongue? I know that you may feel that you are expressing your real emotions ... and...

Dealing with Depression: Hi again ,John!, astral planes, earthly self
astral planes, earthly self, many different ways: Hi Claudia, Well this is and interesting thread to say the least... As I read your post I was thinking/feeling that is more like the first you.. but not quite... and then when I saw your comment.... (maybe one way for each personality with the same or...

Dealing with Depression: Hi, symptoms of depression, feelings of depression
symptoms of depression, feelings of depression, biological energy: Hello Richard, I do not think that the feelings of depression has anything to do with dyspraxia. It is more than likely that your depression is due to a nutritional disorder that affects the ingestion and metabolism of sugars in the food into biological...

Dealing with Depression: Hmmm, depression?, bad neighborhood, emotionless
bad neighborhood, emotionless, gray hair: You might want to try therapy again. Believe me it takes alot of visits to find someone who knows how to relate to you and you are well within your rights to ask any therapist for an interview before you begin therapy. Also not every therapist uses the...

Dealing with Depression: Hopelessly distressed?, throat sores, health website
throat sores, health website, i don t know: Dear Althaea, It sounds like you may be suffering with a couple of things that leads to deep depression. When it gets to the thinking that of killing yourself, that is very deep depression and your baby. This is an emergency situation. I strongly suggest...

Dealing with Depression: Hurricane depression?, grief group, seminal event
grief group, seminal event, military funeral: This is a PS - Don t forget that you may get mild anniversary reactions, always or for a few years. Or little flashbacks to any incidents that involved you personally or that you witnessed. But look for help if appropriate. ********************** I suspect...

Dealing with Depression: Husband's Chronic Depression, physical diseases, chronic depression
physical diseases, chronic depression, electro shock: You need to realize is that drugs do not fix the problem. all aberration stems from a single source...the reactive mind. It is removable. So you dont have to suffer with any of those diseases. The reason psychiatry has failed to solve them is simple.. any...

Dealing with Depression: Hypoglycemia and Chemotherapy, aloe vera juice, low blood sugar levels
aloe vera juice, low blood sugar levels, advanced breast cancer: Hi Star, This must be a very worrying situation to be in. I really hope that you will recover. Having chemo therapy can be toxic to other organs in the body and the best is to supplement with antioxidants. A good article showing what nutrient may be...

Dealing with Depression: Hypoglycemia and depression help, depression symptoms, low fructosamine
depression symptoms, low fructosamine, lack of energy: I am not a medical doctor and therefore cannot answer question in regard to the result of your medical test. I suggest that you ask your doctor. The result of the GTT is somewhat usual. In the first half hour there is drop of 40mg/100mL which borders...

Dealing with Depression: how to handle depression, post traumatic stress, st john s wort
post traumatic stress, st john s wort, stomach area: Hi Don: The grieving process has hit you double. You mentioned you can feel that awful blackness coming back and you are scared. Does that blackness also feel like there is like a big empty circle around your stomach area and yet there is big weight...

Dealing with Depression: never happy, major depression, panic attack
major depression, panic attack, meds: I agree. Those of us with major depression are never 100% happy. There is always an edge to our lives. I have good days and bad days but I can say that there are very few days when I am 100% happy. And I also think that it takes very little for the depression...

Dealing with Depression: What do I heal first?, mutual friends, sister in law
mutual friends, sister in law, nephew: Just my opinion, your sister in law and the man who impregnated you are totally wrong. He encouraged you to have the abortion and now he has no ties to you and he can walk away. Your sister in law is someone you don t want in your life. She has shown her...

Dealing with Depression: hello, structure of the human brain, antidepressant medication
structure of the human brain, antidepressant medication, pharmacy store: Dear Willy, Clinical depression is a chemical disorder affecting the way the brain reacts to emotional triggers. It can be compared to diabetes which is also a disorder caused by a chemical imbalance. Since the chemical structure of the human brain is...

Dealing with Depression: hello, pharmacy store, ups and downs
pharmacy store, ups and downs, time track: drugs dont fix mental illness. Dianetics fixes mental illness. It can be found at www.dianetics.org Compare the mind to a computer,, how could you fix software with drugs or electroshock...doesnt make sense does it. Well the mind is very strong and...

Dealing with Depression: hello, spirit www, hostile environments
spirit www, hostile environments, ups and downs: Antidepressants don t cure anything. They just mask the symptoms for a while. Then you feel bad again. The solution is to learn about avoiding toxic people and hostile environments, and also get some counseling. I recommend you look into Dianetics. www.dianetics.org...

Dealing with Depression: hello, pharmacy store, ups and downs
pharmacy store, ups and downs, suicidal thoughts: Willy, Yes, I believe that people that don t typically suffer from depression, live normal healthy lives, despite their up s and downs. I also believe that depression can get better, but I don t believe that meds are the only answer, I don t believe...

Dealing with Depression: hello, severe depression, gloomy thoughts
severe depression, gloomy thoughts, pharmacy store: Willy - you are suffering from severe depression. Do I understand correctly that Zyprexa is your only med, and that you have been on it for 5 months? If so, you should by now have lost your suicidal and other gloomy thoughts, or should at least have...

Dealing with Depression: hello, brain chemistry, strict diet
brain chemistry, strict diet, pharmacy store: Hi Willy: Some people can be healed from depression, but it takes time. Some people have permanent brain chemistry imbalances, imbalance in serotonin, dopamin, etc., and will need meds the rest of their lives just as a diabetic has an insulin imbalance...

Dealing with Depression: hello, ocd, karachi
ocd, karachi, zoloft: Zoloft is one of many drugs that can be used to treat OCD and depression. Two weeks is not long enough to see results. You need to give it at least 6 weeks. And keep in mind that you may need your medication adjusted several times before you reach the right...

Dealing with Depression: hello...My name is Wail,..., gap year in russia, history of clinical depression
gap year in russia, history of clinical depression, leeds university: I am terribly sorry to hear of your depression which is getting worse, apparently. You must start taking another antidepressant - I have the feeling that your doctor does not know that you stopped taking the first one. If you disliked or distrusted the first...

Dealing with Depression: hello...My name is Wail,..., gap year in russia, history of clinical depression
gap year in russia, history of clinical depression, leeds university: Hi Wail, I agree with your doctor. I ll take it a step further, medication is great, but without therapy I really think it only masks the symptoms. Please seek counseling if you haven t already. I hear a few things, Depression and even some dissociation....

Dealing with Depression: hello, pharmacy store, ups and downs
pharmacy store, ups and downs, healths: Hello Willy, Hope you are fine and in best of your healths and spirits... Hows everything goin on?do u still feel depressed.It happens that once in a life... we feel depressed and it seems as if everything around us is distubed... we dont want to live any...

Dealing with Depression: help, obsessive compulsive disorder, dreadful disease
obsessive compulsive disorder, dreadful disease, existential angst: I m so sorry you are in such distress. It s very hard for me, a layman, to know if this is psychiatric [anxiety? depression? obsessive-compulsive disorder?] and/or good old existential angst. Does anyone else know of your distress who could be helpful...

Dealing with Depression: help, wont score, anti depressants
wont score, anti depressants, frnds: I find it a little difficult to understand why you cannot discuss this with your parents. It is not a mental disorder but rather a physical disorder. If you parents are depressed too, they could benefit from the information received. Otherwise I suggest...

Dealing with Depression: help, wont score, frnds
wont score, frnds, strong girl: Hello Reha, Have a nice day..! After reading you fully I may guess one thing.. SOME-THING is hidden besides your this explanation (may be you too not aware) Since you were very bright girl & in teenage Emotional attachments are obvious..your all friends...

Dealing with Depression: help, wont score, frnds
wont score, frnds, strong girl: Hi Reha: Depression can take your life away by taking away motivation, meaning, energy, etc and you are going through it all. Also, you mentioned it is in the family and this is important because that means you are genetically predisposed (it is in your...

Dealing with Depression: help, wont score, medical colleges
wont score, medical colleges, frnds: If you don t talk to your parents about how you are feeling you won t make it to medical school. You won t be able to study or concentrate. More and more of your life will become consumed with depression. If that is your choice, you had better start talking....

Dealing with Depression: help, aversion therapy, pleasure pain
aversion therapy, pleasure pain, hepatitis c: That becomes a medication issue. You have to be on meds to help relieve the thoughts and nightmares. Nightmares for me are usually from stress. The more stress I am under the more violent they become. The same with the negative thoughts. The more stress,...

Dealing with Depression: help, matther, first kiss
matther, first kiss, superbabe: I can hear your despair; I can hear your pain. But you can break free and I know that you think you are doomed, but, what we want and what we dream for are really within our reach and just because it keeps failing to come to us when we reach for it does not...

Dealing with Depression: help, negative belief, cognitive therapist
negative belief, cognitive therapist, mind over mood: Marj: First of all, you aren t old yet. Not by a long shot. Second, you are anxious and afraid because you are making YOURSELF anxious and afraid. A good cognitive therapist can work with you to help you get rid of your automatic negative thoughts. ...

Dealing with Depression: help, unhappiness, rejection
unhappiness, rejection: I am sure that those words hurt you, and I am sorry for the pain in your home. While going into a hospital is scary and the very last thing that you want, maybe it would help you, maybe it would help your family see just how much you hurt and it will help...

Dealing with Depression: help, dreadful disease, right before my eyes
dreadful disease, right before my eyes, diaphram: fear has many body reactions, all bad of course. It is designed to make saving your life easy, but not if you are stuck in and emotion. Free movement through the emotions is sanity. If you want to repair this condition you can easily. Using dianetics you...

Dealing with Depression: help, brain chemistry, jaw muscles
brain chemistry, jaw muscles, depressed state: Oh my gosh, you sound exactly like me when I had depressive illness. I kept thinking, I don t have depression - I m not depressed, but depressive illness takes on many, many forms for different people. There is no medical test that can show depressive...

Dealing with Depression: help, jaw muscles, sarah dear
jaw muscles, sarah dear, anxiety disorder: Dear Sarah - It sounds to me like you are having panic attacks. You say you ve been to doctors and ruled out any physical causes, so I would highly, highly recommend talking to your doctor about anxiety disorders and panic attacks. I ve BEEN there, Sarah,...

Dealing with Depression: help, marxist leninist, al anon meetings
marxist leninist, al anon meetings, backyard wall: Dear Aurax: If you can get to Al-Anon meetings, or codependency anonymous meetings they would really help you out a lot. You will learn how to detach from what others say, think, and do, and you will also learn to make better decisions for yourself and...

Dealing with Depression: Where can I go for help? follow up, shock therapy, straight jackets
shock therapy, straight jackets, sexual orientation: Thanks for the info. No focus and can t rememember. You do need to get a diagnosis and maybe treatment, whether it s mental illness or not. Think really hard [I know; sort of a joke: you can t remember] - have you had even the slightest bump on your head...

Dealing with Depression: help, psychotherapy course, web sire
psychotherapy course, web sire, presidente chavez: Hi aurax, I am not sure what the question is but I gather it has to do with constant feelings of anxiety or being depressed. This can be related to 1) a low self-esteem or 2) a possible metabolic disorder, that causes you to overproduce adrenaline....

Dealing with Depression: help, wont score, frnds
wont score, frnds, board exams: Reha, Yes, of course your studies will become more and more important as you get older and closer to your career. This is all the more reason for you to get some medication that will help you study. I realize that it s difficult to talk through your...

Dealing with Depression: How do I help my depressed, pregnant partner?, suffering from depression, pregnant partner
suffering from depression, pregnant partner, abusive childhood: A follow-up to yours, partly because of the red light that flashed on at we ll try to talk these things through. IF she is ill AND unmedicated [or inapproriately medicated, or not taking prescribed meds] - i.e., if she is fairly sympto matic - you cannot,...

Dealing with Depression: help for depression without health insurance, patient assistance program, health food store
patient assistance program, health food store, st john s wort: Hi Josh: TO get help for a prescription look in the yellow pages under Social Services and see if there is a Free Clinic and look in the white pages under Free Clinic. If not, call a major hospital, ask for the business department and ask if they have...

Dealing with Depression: How can I help my friend?, post partem depression, youngest girl
post partem depression, youngest girl, cliche: Chuck, Well, give her a bit to be with her pain. But, of course call her and just simply say how you feel. There s no shame in that, and she ll appreciate how you feel. I d call her in a few days maybe Saturday. Say, Hello I m thinking of you. Wondering...

Dealing with Depression: help kicking depression to the curb, yoga massage, relaxing music
yoga massage, relaxing music, meditations: Hi Dawn, Sorry but I can t help you there as I ve long since gotten away from listening to feel good meditations. If you want to use meditation as a tool to help you heal your depression, well that I can do. If I don t hear from you I will know your choice....

Dealing with Depression: help, appereance, emotional person
appereance, emotional person, terrific experience: Allexperts is a free service. It is not clear to me whether you have a mental illness. It is not clear to me, if you do, what it is. My recommedation is to find a psychiatrist that you feel you can work with for 12-24 months or more - a new one, or...

Dealing with Depression: hey stranger, hey stranger, graduate from high school
hey stranger, graduate from high school, recomendations: Ok, so you have no choice but to put up with them until you graduate from high school. I will make some recomendations for you and then you can decide what you can and cannot do. Join Al-anons group for kids. I can t think of the name off the top of my...

Dealing with Depression: hey, psychotherapy course, hypoglycemic diet
psychotherapy course, hypoglycemic diet, insulin resistance: Hello Miss Kitty, Suffering from unexplainable depression can be very debilitating. As a nutritional psychologist i tend to look upon depression in a slightly different way in that I see depression being due to Insulin Resistance also called Hypoglycemia....

Dealing with Depression: hi there!1.Can one 25mg..., cause hair loss, anxiety and depression
cause hair loss, anxiety and depression, stress anxiety: Hello David Indeed some anti-depressants/anxyolitics can cause thinning of the hair/hair loss, however they are not exactly top on the side-effect list, in fact ... pretty low on said list. Side effects can vary from little to multi, their effects affecting...

Dealing with Depression: hi there sara. i hope i wont..., dangerous trait, jealous girl
dangerous trait, jealous girl, bad person: It sounds to me as if you are very insecure. Jealousy is a very dangerous trait especially if it takes over your life and controls your behavior and how you relate to other people. To me it sounds as if you have to be in control and controlling of others...

Dealing with Depression: My husband is depressed, agian, trouble sleeping
agian, trouble sleeping, medication: Hi Chasity: He may notice, and you will too, improvement within one two 2 weeks is about the average. Everyone is different and it may take longer. I strongly suggest that if there is no difference in 2 weeks, to call the doctor to find out if it takes longer...

Dealing with Depression: My husband's depression, full time job, major depression
full time job, major depression, anti depressants: If he is seeing a psychiatrist and he is not getting better, he may want to see someone else. Very few people who have major depression and are on medication quit living. And this is exactly what he is doing. He has chosen not to live. Workers Comp...

Dealing with Depression: My husband's depression, al anon meetings, wits end
al anon meetings, wits end, salvation army: Hi Rose: Sounds like your husband is in deep depression. If you think he is doing harm to himself to the point that it appears he is slowly killing himself be staying in bed and not taking care of himself then I have one thought you might try. Call your...

Dealing with Depression: my husband, bi polar disorder, mental health issues
bi polar disorder, mental health issues, playing chess: Dear Iris, This must be very worrying for you. I do feel that your husband should see a specialist to find out what is wrong with him. The fact that Bipolar Disorder runs in the family may be a sign. But just because there is a faulty gene, does not...

Dealing with Depression: is this hypoglycemia?, stress hormones, blood sugar levels
stress hormones, blood sugar levels, hypglycemia: Hello Kamelia, As a hypoglycemic I had the same experience. Yes hypoglycemia affects memory and above all can make you extremely nervous in an examination situation. This is because hypoglycemia means insulin resistance. Insulin fails to push glucose...

Dealing with Depression: Im always so depressed, especially lately., high anxiety, depakote
high anxiety, depakote, trainwreck: Lindsey, Why are you depressed? What was behind the suicide thoughts? In order to feel better, we need to deal with the things that are effecting you as they are. Meds help ONLY when you are also dealing with the issues to which you are taking the meds...

Dealing with Depression: Improving performance after depression..., actuarial studies, minor improvement
actuarial studies, minor improvement, clinical depression: Many people that I know who have problems with being able to study and concentrate for any period of time are taking pharmaceutical grade COQ-10. I have started taking it myself to see if it will help with my energy levels. So far I have seen a minor improvement....

Dealing with Depression: Inability to cry, major depression, dysthymia
major depression, dysthymia, anti depressant: Dear Mark - I m not 100% positive myself, but I d hedge a good-sized bet that the inability to cry is probably a symptom of either. Just like every person reacts differently to every anti-depressant or anti-anxiety med, every person exhibits slightly different...

Dealing with Depression: Inconsistent Depression, days of depression, suffering from depression
days of depression, suffering from depression, depression quiz: Go to www.nami.org and look through their resources. This is the National Alliance for the Mentally Ill. They have tons of good information on depression and the variations on depression. You can also go to www.zoloft.com and they have a depression quiz....

Dealing with Depression: inner pain, psychic healer, chartermi net
psychic healer, chartermi net, distant healing: Hi Rachel, I can heal your pain through distant healing. I am a psychic healer medium and empath. You can reach me at breonna@chartermi.net to set up an appointment for online chat or phone chat for your healing/reading, or you can Yahoo Im me, my name...

Dealing with Depression: insecure, backgraound, great relationship
backgraound, great relationship, good relationship: Saab, I don t think that anyone could blame you for feeling insecure here. I can completely understand why you d feel so badly. But, please know that if you play insecurity around them, they won t feel any differently. try to show them a strong you, and...

Dealing with Depression: ive been having these symtons, nutritional manipulation, serotonin connection
nutritional manipulation, serotonin connection, depression disorder: Hi paige, I see depression mainly in terms of a biological disorder that can be treated by nutritional manipulation. under the guidance of a Nutritional Doctor. Please read: What is Hypoglycemia at: http://www.hypoglycemia.asn.au/articles/what_is_hypo.html...

Dealing with Depression: iz it depression?, medication for depression, elder brother
medication for depression, elder brother, doctor who: Ahmer, I am not convinced that the confusion is from depression. Although it could be. I also feel that s an awful lot of medication for depression and or confusion. With that said, the medication may or may not help or complicate the confusion....

Dealing with Depression: Jealousy, body shapes, many different ways
body shapes, many different ways, occassion: Dale, People change in many different ways and body shapes and chemistry also effect the weight loss and toning. Being jealous of him won t help you. If you want a body like his, keep working hard to achieve it. But... Remember you can not be compared...

Dealing with Depression: My jealousy is killing me!! Pls help!, co dependant, girl 6
co dependant, girl 6, new girl: Another good question,Pauline. Well, I think you have a deep connection with J , so therefore, the process of letting go in your case, will be VERY much like the grieving process. Like a death. because, the relationship has died. You need to say goodbye....

Dealing with Depression: Kinesiology... does it work?, cchr, dianetics
cchr, dianetics, psychoanalysis: I am sorry that I do not. However, from experience I know that 121/2 hours of auditing is equal to at least 2 to 3 years of psychoanalysis. Dianetics is the fastest and easiest route to clean up any mental problem, it is easy to get and do, it can be done...

Dealing with Depression: Learning to support my wife, life style changes, emotional upsets
life style changes, emotional upsets, manic episodes: Dear Michael, Thank you so much for asking me this question. There is a life without meds for a great majority of us with clinical genetic depression. Many factors come into play with the various degrees of depression and so little is reliably known about...

Dealing with Depression: Lexapro, mood elevation, extreme fatigue
mood elevation, extreme fatigue, shock treatments: Depression takes different forms. Are you working with a psychiatrist or just a family doctor? Lexapro does take time to work. Most medications for depression take 4 to 6 weeks before it really takes effect. Also, it isn t uncommon to go through 3 to 4...

Dealing with Depression: Lifelong depression, luvox, 33 years
luvox, 33 years, support groups: Tom, At this point this is an emergency for you. How are you functioning to work? Seems that the medication that you are on is not nearly enough for the symptoms you are struggling with. That may need to be changed, and or you may need to take more...

Dealing with Depression: LONG Standing Breakup (SORRY IT'S LENGTHY), support pillars, word relationship
support pillars, word relationship, protective mechanism: It reminds me of the man dying of thirst in the desert and the woman dangling the canteen just out of reach. In essence theres just enough contact to make you depressed and its these little tidbits of contact that will keep you that way unless YOU end them....

Dealing with Depression: LOVE AND EMOTIONS, olve, brother and sister
olve, brother and sister, self worth: Richard, if you are not in therapy, you should be. If your wife is not in therapy and on medication she should be. Depression is like any illness. It zaps you of your energy and because you have no sense of self worth, you don t feel worthy of being loved....

Dealing with Depression: Lonely camera Man, wear glasses, physical appearance
wear glasses, physical appearance, lissa: Dear Camera Man- First, your photography is a hobby. There is absolutely nothing wrong with spending as much money as you d like on your hobbies, provided you have the income to support said hobby. Maybe, if you re feeling guilty about that, you could find...

Dealing with Depression: Lonely Depressed, womens salon, lonely feelings
womens salon, lonely feelings, strong girls: Did something happen to you that has caused your fear? I think your thoughts that people are laughing at you may stem from a past hurt, anxiety, or just insecurity with yourself. As for liking 30 and 20 year olds. I believe that if it s love and the other...

Dealing with Depression: Lonely worried Depressed, gull stones, physical attention
gull stones, physical attention, human interaction: Dear Johnny - First, there s nothing wrong with getting a massage. People often overlook the healing power of touch, but it s important. I m sure you ve seen the studies with infants who get physical attention and those who don t. The ones who are only...

Dealing with Depression: Losing my LOVE!, lack of sexual desire, anxiety and depression
lack of sexual desire, anxiety and depression, suicide 2: Hi Payam: Sounds like you are suffering from anxiety and depression. Believe it or not, but both can cause temporary impotence. Do you have a counselor or therapist in your country that specializes in anxiety/depression and temporary impotence? I feel...

Dealing with Depression: Love and Depression, physical attraction, disappointments
physical attraction, disappointments, dorms: Arthur, I know that the idea of telling her is scary, but at this point can you safely stay as you are? I mean this is beyond the healthy mark for you. She may not return your feelings, but I feel that you still need to tell her. I don’t think that...

Dealing with Depression: lack of affection and the effects on depression, lack of affection, age of menopause
lack of affection, age of menopause, divorce lawyer: Hi Claudia: Emotional abandonment is like living alone, you are lonely and need affection - a natural need for human beings. I suggest that you talk to him to see if he is open to marital counseling and sexual health in a marriage. If he refuses and...

Dealing with Depression: my life...., real desire, stupid self
real desire, stupid self, horrible place: Laura, The real meaning of this email to me shows that you want to live. The question is how can you get the help you need and DESERVE so that you can get the quality of life. Are you in the states or over seas? I could help you locate specialized help,...

Dealing with Depression: life situation, marine boot camp, drug habit
marine boot camp, drug habit, al anon meetings: Hi Grace: It sounds like your may be developing or already has a drug habit. You still like him but he is not at that point where he wants to be with you and he is not being honest with you by saying why he broke up. So, what may help you understand his...

Dealing with Depression: life situations and weight, serotonin connection, hypoglycemic diet
serotonin connection, hypoglycemic diet, google: Hello Ruth, Yes there is a close association between weight problems and depression, because putting on weight AND depression are BOTH the result of your body s ability to metabolize sugar properly. Hence the excess and unused sugars are stored in your...

Dealing with Depression: My life, mild depression, low self esteem
mild depression, low self esteem, negetive: Make an appointment with a psychiatrist and have an evaluation. You sound like someone who is obsessing and that is part of depression. You need someone who can identify exactly what is wrong. There are all sorts of levels of depression. Some people have...

Dealing with Depression: loneliness!, pathetic loser, jim carey
pathetic loser, jim carey, real friends: If you really want to change and this is something that is greatly affecting your life, get into counselling. You are not going to tell a counsellor anything that they haven t heard before. Counselling is a good way to find out why you do what you and and...

Dealing with Depression: lonely and sad, room nurses, palm reader
room nurses, palm reader, surgery room: Johnny, Yes you ve wrtten before. I don t know how much more that I can add. It s normal to be sad, and it s normal to want to have a relationship. Have you thought about dating services for companions? You re feeeling rejected and that will make you...

Dealing with Depression: lonely single Man, room nurse, pictures of birds
room nurse, pictures of birds, love dogs: You have hobbies. Are you part of a club? There are tons of people who bird watch and take pictures of birds. There are all sorts of rescue organizations that need people to foster rescue dogs. You were in an enviroment of women and it made you feel...

Dealing with Depression: lonely, jokes about men, bells palsy
jokes about men, bells palsy, real girlfriend: Hi Johnny - First off, not all women judge a man by how much hair he has. Any women who DOES judge a potential mate by that isn t worth the time you waste worrying about it. The same women that aren t out judging you by how you look don t hate shy...

Dealing with Depression: loner, husban, depressed person
husban, depressed person, big hugs: Hi Johnny: You are making yourself go in circles about a married woman. The hug could have just been a gesture and no more. So, don t try and make something more than what something is. You need to find a single woman and avoid married women, that is...

Dealing with Depression: too long, taking pills, chemical imbalance
taking pills, chemical imbalance, mental effort: I don t know why it is but men seem to think that taking pills is somehow immasculating. You have a chemical imbalance. It s that simple. You need to make an appointment with a psychiatrist and get on meds to straighten out your imbalance. You cannot continue...

Dealing with Depression: I no longer care anymore..., bodybuilding powerlifting, devoted follower
bodybuilding powerlifting, devoted follower, religious babble: Hi Bryan, I m not confused, but I know you are. If you have been a devote follower of the Lord for the past 10 years and it s the best thing that ever happened to you, then why are you asking me for help, shouldn t you be talking to your Lord and following...

Dealing with Depression: longing for change., kidney transplantation, voices inside my head
kidney transplantation, voices inside my head, painful journey: I don t know enough about how medical care is financed where you are to be very helpful. Though I do wonder about the dates of the two tranplants and the reason for each...also how they were paid for and how anti-rejection mediciness are paid for. Wondering...

Dealing with Depression: I am lost, life anxiety, battling depression
life anxiety, battling depression, drug addict: First and foremost, you need some poor baby-ing. That s a term I use when I just want someone to feel sorry for me, even for ten minutes. There s nothing wrong with that; you d ask for it if you had cancer or diabetes and were terribly ill. No, you can t...

Dealing with Depression: I am lost, professional counsellor, life anxiety
professional counsellor, life anxiety, drug addict: Let a professional counsellor into your life. Don t just talk to us on the net, for we cannot help you first hand from here. Go, and seek a counsellor in the department of self-growth work. You ll find the listing in the phone book, or, phone the local Crisis...

Dealing with Depression: I am lost, life anxiety, drug addict
life anxiety, drug addict, joy in my life: First off, you need to understand that depression is going to be something you will probably have to live with the rest of you life. Especially if it s because of a chemical imbalance. Two chemicals in most antidepressants are norepinephrine and seratonin....

Dealing with Depression: I am lost., kids help phone, life anxiety
kids help phone, life anxiety, drug addict: Dear Karin, I m sorry about your struggles. One of the hardest thing about life is to actually live it. A few pointers which might help. Trust yourself. Know that you know yourself best, and have the potential to make the right decisions for you....

Dealing with Depression: lousy marriage, lousy neighbors, dog catcher
lousy neighbors, dog catcher, nclex: Hi Lisa: Yes, you can succeed in life. Like everything else it will take work - to work on you and what you want to do. Getting Counseling and talk therapy would be a very good way to start. Also, I would get a depression inventory done professionally....

Dealing with Depression: low test. level, psychological reason, chemical imbalance
psychological reason, chemical imbalance, test level: Cornell, At this point, I do not know of any documented proof for or against links of depression and hormones. However, depression is a chemical imbalance. Some people that suffer from depression have no psychological reason, other than chemical imbalance....

Dealing with Depression: Majorly depressed, sle lupus, effoxor xr
sle lupus, effoxor xr, tincture of opium: Hi Linda: Wow - you sure are going through a lot, physically and mentally. Ok. First thing that jumped out in your letter was that you say you and your husband have been wusses - and that is correct - in our psychobabble we call that ENABLING . You...

Dealing with Depression: Makes no sense, lil bro, teen depression
lil bro, teen depression, 11 years: I would like to slap that doctor up the side of the head. There is no such thing as teen depression . You need to be seeing a psychiatrist if you are cutting and you are having suicidal thoughts. This is a big red sign of insanity. And your counselor...

Dealing with Depression: Marriage disorder, loyal companion, tv serials
loyal companion, tv serials, mental trauma: Dear yasir qureshi, This is a question that is very difficult to answer for me, because I am of a different culture than yours. In the West people marry for love and commitment by mutual agreement. Apparently this is different in your culture. It would...

Dealing with Depression: Measuring seratonin levels, depressed patient, brain imaging
depressed patient, brain imaging, radioimmunoassay: As far as a I know, seratonin is cumtomarily measured by researchers and not clinicians - think the test/s would be expensive, maybe a radioimmunoassay, or something like that. Psychiatrists customarily measure response to meds indirectly, by decrease...

Dealing with Depression: Med poop-out!, anti depressant, designe
anti depressant, designe, effexor: That s not uncommon for an anti-depressant to work for a while and then just quit working. It happens to most people. It happened to me. Call your doctor and let them know that your anti-depressant has quit being effective. You may need a dosage increase...

Dealing with Depression: Medication question, cognitive behavioral therapy, thinking in ways
cognitive behavioral therapy, thinking in ways, anxiety panic: I have more questions than answers, perhaps. How much are these meds helping? Have you only ever taken these two drugs? Have the doses of either ever been changed? Is the diagnosing and prescribing doctor a psychiatrist? Is your depression regular depression...

Dealing with Depression: Medicine as a means for treating depression?, mental ailment, serotonin connection
mental ailment, serotonin connection, causes of depression: Hi Mandie, Most people believe that mental illness can be treated by drugs, indicating that we are dealing with a biological disorder. However only about 40% of patients on antidepressant drugs can have some benefits, whereas 60% of people on AD medication...

Dealing with Depression: Medicine as a means of treating depression?, mental ailment, cause of depression
mental ailment, cause of depression, causes of depression: Hi Mandie, If we modern medicine really knew the cause of depression, as they claim, then there wouldn t be any such thing as depression. While they are right in that there is a chemical imbalance associated with depression, the imbalance is not the cause...

Dealing with Depression: Meditation for Depression, eeg analysis, daniel goleman
eeg analysis, daniel goleman, clinical hypnosis: Hi Usuff: Meditation can help, in some cases with depression. It depends if it is mild depression or severe depression. So, there is no one direct clear cut answer here. For mild depression it can help, but that depends upon the individual too and working...

Dealing with Depression: Meds for depression, selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors, serotonin reuptake inhibitors
selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors, serotonin reuptake inhibitors, unpleasant side effects: Hi Kathleen: You do need to report all of this to your doctor if you had not. Did you have the extremely sensitive and impatient/anxious feelings before you ever started Effexor? Another possibility is to take a lower dosage. Other good antidepressants...

Dealing with Depression: Meds for depression, unpleasant side effects, mild depression
unpleasant side effects, mild depression, effexor xr: Dear Kathleen, As you know, I am not a medical professional, merely a woman who has experienced depression most of my life. At various times I have been given perscriptions for Lithium, Prozac, Effexor, and Paxil. All of them were effective in lifting...

Dealing with Depression: Meds for depression, psychotherapy course, unpleasant side effects
psychotherapy course, unpleasant side effects, mild depression: I am not a doctor and do not specialize in drug therapy. As a nutritional psychologist I am interested in the nutritional/psychotherapeutic treatment of depression without recourse to drugs. Once you realize that depression is in fact a nutritional disorder,...

Dealing with Depression: Meds for depression, unpleasant side effects, brain chemicals
unpleasant side effects, brain chemicals, mild depression: There is no real answer because even doctors don t really know how these work and what side effects you will have. I was on prozac and it was horrible. I am now on Effexor and I am doing great. I know people who can t take Effexor and do well on Lexapro....

Dealing with Depression: Meds for depression, unpleasant side effects, correct medicine
unpleasant side effects, correct medicine, brain chemistry: There are many medicines that can help you and if Effexor isn t the right one you should be switched. Unfortunately, you are being treated for depressive illness (albeit mild) by the wrong doctor. If you were having mild angina (heart pain) you wouldn t...

Dealing with Depression: Meds and depression, anxiety problems, customer service manager
anxiety problems, customer service manager, pamelor: I take 300 mgs of Effexor and if I didn t I would have committed suicide by now. I have the same problem every time my doctor introduces a new medication to the mix of what I take. I generally spend 2 days sick as a dog and then in about 2 weeks it starts...

Dealing with Depression: Follow-up question - need clarification, unpleasant side effects, mild depression
unpleasant side effects, mild depression, spade a spade: Oh - very sorry. SSRIs are seratonin re-uptake inhibitors, and all of the most commonly-used anti-depressants today belong to this class of drugs. Tricylics were the class of drugs that were formerly used. All drugs of any sort within the same class will...

Dealing with Depression: Melanie Colleen, allergic to alcohol, double personality
allergic to alcohol, double personality, little lover: Well, firstly, I don t think Happiness is a hooker; because material things aren t the only things that bring me happiness. In fact, my happiness comes from seeing those I love smile, or laugh, or cry . . . in knowing that we re all alive, right here on this...

Dealing with Depression: i'm not sure if you can help..., eye meditation, book stall
eye meditation, book stall, open eye: this problems happens when there is some disturbance in the GEO RHTHM in your body and mind. To get rid of this problem please do the OPEN EYE MEDITATION using 3d oem chart for 5minutes in the morning and 5 minutes in the night . You may get the 3d oem chart...

Dealing with Depression: i'm overweigt and depressed, insurance agent, meal replacement
insurance agent, meal replacement, weight watchers: Start Weight Watchers. I can t tell you exactly why it works but you have a better chance of being successful at losing weight with weight watchers than any other program out there. If you are in the gym that often, it s time to change your routine to...

Dealing with Depression: i'm really depressed, oa meetings, local churches
oa meetings, local churches, beautiful girls: Kiesha, This sounds dangerous to me. With that I mean that your self esteem seems to be so low, that you’ve developed an eating disorder? Eating disorders come in all sizes and you’ve said here that you are too ugly and you just stay inside and get fatter...

Dealing with Depression: i'm really depressed, beautiful girls, loose weight
beautiful girls, loose weight, weight watchers: You need to join Weight Watchers right now. They are the most successful group in helping people to loose weight. You also need to be in therapy and talking to someone who can help you help yourself. You can shut yourself off from the world or you can...

Dealing with Depression: i'm really depressed, serotonin connection, insulin resistance
serotonin connection, insulin resistance, depression disorder: Dear kiesha, I know how you feel, Thinking it is all in the head is not entirely correct. Being obese or putting on weight AND being depressed have the same underlying illness that can be treated!!! When you put on weight it is simply because your body...

Dealing with Depression: I am magnificently in love with a depressed woman..., runaway train by soul asylum, dear abby
runaway train by soul asylum, dear abby, strict upbringing: Jeff, Happy that you wrote to me. I know that it is difficult to watch someone that you love hurt so much. I wonder what she is hiding behind. I mean as I listened to what you may have sounded like writing this. I thought, it s not that she doesn t...

Dealing with Depression: I am magnificently in love with a depressed woman..., runaway train by soul asylum, dear abby
runaway train by soul asylum, dear abby, strict upbringing: Hi Jeff: I know this is a tough situation for you. In my humble opinion and if you love her and want to stick with her despite the pain, two things should happen: 1. Take care of yourself above all. If you get too burned out on the situation or with...

Dealing with Depression: I am magnificently in love with a depressed woman..., strict upbringing, dear abby
strict upbringing, dear abby, valentine s day: Dear Jeff, I ve been there, done that and even with the help of mental health professionals, failed to the point of heartbreak. The answer to all of your questions is Nothing . There is nothing you can do to convince another human being that she is...

Dealing with Depression: manic depression, delphi forums, intense anger
delphi forums, intense anger, jane pawley: Go to Manic Dance in the Delphi forums. The people who are on this forum suffer from manic depression. If you read the postings you will get a feel for this illness. They also have a reference center. You can also check out www.nami.org which is the National...

Dealing with Depression: my marriage after depression, pep talks, new attitude
pep talks, new attitude, head above water: Hi Greta, Healing ones past is not simple or easy, but it can be done... The key is becoming aware of your emotions... now this is going to seem confusing... but there are two sets of emotions involved... False and real... You need to be aware of the...

Dealing with Depression: means health, means health, lacking money
means health, lacking money: There could be several meaning to this. But, Maybe in the text that you re hearing it, it means, means of health Means of health MAY mean that you do or do not have the criteria or the resources or even the methods to accomplish or fulfil something....

Dealing with Depression: medication, anti depresants, brain chemistry
anti depresants, brain chemistry, emmotion: First off, do not take that medicine. Anti-depressants can only be prescribed by a doctor, a doctor that knows what they are doing such as a physcharisit. If you indeed have depressive illness (depression) there are many different types of anti-depressants...

Dealing with Depression: medication, stomach pains, fifth day
stomach pains, fifth day, anti depressant: Kendra, you are very lucky, after repeatedly going off meds, that any still work for you. It s not unusual for someone to get lucky w/ their first anti-depressant, stop it too soon [on their own] the minute they feel better and then NEVER be able to get the...

Dealing with Depression: medication for deppression, deppression, sleep patterns
deppression, sleep patterns, cognitive abilities: You need to talk to your doctor first. Coming off these medications is not as simple as just stopping taking them. They do affect your brain, your sleep patterns and your cognitive abilities. You have to come off them very slowly and depending on the drug...

Dealing with Depression: medication for depresstion, mood elevator, depresstion
mood elevator, depresstion, mood swings: Hi Kris - I m not actually 100% positive, but I d be willing to bet that a mood elevator makes your mood better , it s typically used in major depression, where a down mood is constant. And a stabilizer, I think, is more for bi-polar, where the mood...

Dealing with Depression: medication, brain chemistry disorders, medication info
brain chemistry disorders, medication info, family doc: I am so sorry for the delay in answering you - the question got delayed getting to me. Quick answer is that Zoloft is one of many drugs used for brain-chemistry disorders like depression, to correct those chemical problems. It won t start working for 2-3...

Dealing with Depression: getting off meds, weight obsession, sad feelings
weight obsession, sad feelings, low self esteem: Hi Amber, It is extremely frightening to think of the times that you were not on your medication. You were sad, and very upset I am sure, and yet you could not explain why. Medication helps you to deal with these issues, but like you said, meds cannot take...

Dealing with Depression: mid life questions, go getter, time kindergarten
go getter, time kindergarten, certified personal trainer: Sheesh! Seems to me that as soon as that little boy s in full-time school you re going to have TOO much to do! So, here s some different advice. I don t know where you re located, but around here we have billions of night time financial planning seminars....

Dealing with Depression: mom's depression, mental health evaluation, chemical imbalance in the brain
mental health evaluation, chemical imbalance in the brain, nervous breakdowns: Your mom has never resolved what happened to her as a child and this has been an overwhelming influence on her life. She probably should have been in therapy ages ago and on medication. Therapy is far more important. I highly doubt that she has ever gone...

Dealing with Depression: mood changes, dr ivan goldberg, manic bipolar
dr ivan goldberg, manic bipolar, winter depression: Hi Lindsay: Sounds like you may have depression. Do you notice if it is worse in the winter time? Think back that past couple of winters and summers. Felt good in summer and slumped in the winter? Also with your parents separating that can add an emotional...

Dealing with Depression: My mother is very depressed, personal hygiene, tv cook
personal hygiene, tv cook, horror show: Oh, I wish I had know that she has no transportation. That is going to be very, very hard on her. I have a friend who bacame very ill and had no choice but to stop driving. He became unbelievably depressed because he felt that he had lost his freedom. ...

Dealing with Depression: mother's depression, guilt trip, suicide threats
guilt trip, suicide threats, bad habit: Erin, you cannot let your mother run your life. I applaude you for doing what you are doing. Your mother is ill. She isn t sane and you cannot give into her fantasies about what you are doing or what you aren t doing to help her. An ex boyfriend of mine...

Dealing with Depression: no motivation, depression, long periods of time, lifestyle habits
long periods of time, lifestyle habits, real friends: AJ, Depression alone can cause and be a symptom of your motivation. But you’re right; there also could be an issue like ADD or ADHD. However, you’d need to see a doctor to determine either of these claims. Medication would be administered and you’d...

Dealing with Depression: "Natural" mix potential side effects ?, natural cures for depression, l tyrosine
natural cures for depression, l tyrosine, 5 htp: Hi John, You are asking the kind of questions that should be asked to a therapist who is familiar with the particular circumstances of your case. All of us have an individual biochemistry. Although most herbal supplements are compatible with one another,...

Dealing with Depression: Need all of the advice you can give., dallas texas area, great feelings
dallas texas area, great feelings, free experts: Sorry - should have said you can locate local NAMI at www.nami.org If you should write again, I have a couple other questions. One is whether you have any limitations on activity - any disability or physical illesses? The other has to do w/ your isolation...

Dealing with Depression: Need your advice, self help books, thinking thoughts
self help books, thinking thoughts, thougts: Depression comes in waves. About the time you think you have it under control, something happens and you start to go down. There are many things that set off depression and the most common is stress. You are about to enter into one of the most stressful...

Dealing with Depression: Need your Help, self help books, sexual side effects
self help books, sexual side effects, thinking thoughts: I m very sorry that your depression has returned. People are usually advised to go on taking medicine for two years or longer AFTER the medicine has started working and they feel good. I think you are telling me that you were perhaps on your third medicine...

Dealing with Depression: Need your Help, medication, 3 years
medication, 3 years, miracle: It took three years to find the right medication but I took medication along with doing therapy. I have been stable for over 7 years. I know that without the medication I would be depressed and suicidal. I know that without the therapy I would not cope...

Dealing with Depression: Need Help, negative person, financial trouble
negative person, financial trouble, good person: Hi Kevin: Wow, you have a lot going on and you are really down. First of all, it sounds like depression going on besides other things. Since you are in school, can you check into the student health to get assessed for depression and possibly get you on...

Dealing with Depression: Need your Help, sexual side effects, anti depressants
sexual side effects, anti depressants, further study: What happens if you don t get to go to London to continue your studies? After what happened today with the bombings it is going to be harder for people from outside of the country to get visa s. Next, you can fight the meds all you want but if you are...

Dealing with Depression: Need your help again, depession, kind advice
depession, kind advice, sexual relationship: Marriage is very stressful. You are making life changing decision on your future. You are also now responsible for another person. You are now making decisions for two and not for yourself. The first few months of a marriage are critical as far as...

Dealing with Depression: Need help, Not myself anymore., logical idea, treatable illness
logical idea, treatable illness, psychological help: Yes, this has been described in chemical imbalances and depression can cause all of these symptoms as can disorders and illnesses associated with depression. However, have you been to your medical doctor? Have they ruled out any neurological issues, diseases,...

Dealing with Depression: Need help with a breakup..., low self esteem, girl 6
low self esteem, girl 6, moral issues: Hello Pauline, I can quite understand how you feel. Behind these dreadful feelings of jealousy is a very low self-esteem. The origin of a low self- esteem can be explained when you study Transactional Analysis, which is a big word for a simple idea....

Dealing with Depression: Need your help, self help books, consultant psychiatrist
self help books, consultant psychiatrist, improving self esteem: Hi Jay, Sorry for the delay but my computer died and I m now using the one at the library. You are right in that meds and the self help material out there doesn t work as neither are dealing with the REAL issues. The REAL issues regaring emotional...

Dealing with Depression: Negative Thoughts, dr ivan goldberg, symptoms of depression
dr ivan goldberg, symptoms of depression, depression central: Hi Marc: You do seem to be experiencing symptoms of depression. Depression can take away your mastership of your universe. Depression takes away motivation for life, it is difficult to concentrate, to enjoy things, etc. Go to the website of Dr. Ivan Goldberg...

Dealing with Depression: Normal sense and thinking back..., nothing but a lack, trauma movie
nothing but a lack, trauma movie, lack of confidence: dear luthling..., hello..! it s really nice that u r encouraged...,i m happy.. Always remember one thing:the world will let u down if u give them the chance to do it... you r a sincere girl..why r you ever choosing a bad & wrong person to...

Dealing with Depression: Normal, spare minutes, wasting my time
spare minutes, wasting my time, poeple: First, you re not wasting my time. If I thought I could find a better use of a few spare minutes a day than helping others, I wouldn t be on AllExperts, now would I? :) Yes, relapse is quite common. I suggest talking to your doctor, but that s the only...

Dealing with Depression: Nutritional Relief, seasonal affective disorder, independent research project
seasonal affective disorder, independent research project, sad patients: Hi Lauren: Study up on the symptoms of SAD. One is weight gain DUE to craving carbohydrates in the winter months. If you administer a carbohydrate rich diet the results will be weight gain and it does not lessen the effects of SAD because SAD patients...

Dealing with Depression: Nutritional Relief, glucose metabolism, seasonal affective disorder
glucose metabolism, seasonal affective disorder, independent research project: Most depressive disorders are affected by glucose metabolism. It is wise to adopt a low carbohydrate, high protein, plus vitamins and minerals, such as the Hypoglycemic diet (Search our web site). Sunlight therapy also helps There is also an interesting...

Dealing with Depression: I need advice, athletic scholarship, semister
athletic scholarship, semister, major depression: If you want my opinion, go home. There is a certain amount of security in going home. And that will help you feel better. Secondly, you may need to consult a new doctor and try some different meds to deal with your depression. If you are at the point of...

Dealing with Depression: I need guidance, jeprody, trust issues
jeprody, trust issues, different city: Geesh, why would you want crumbs when you can have the whole cake? This is not the right relationship for you. There are too many issues including the fact that she could end up bi and you would spend a lifetime being hurt by her. Or she could end up pregnant...

Dealing with Depression: I need help, all scars, beatings
all scars, beatings, love life: Hi Dasy You say with all scars all over my heart, nobody can touch me cuz i m so scared and hurt, and i can touch nobody too. Yes you have scars on your heart, some put there by others and some by you. You are still looking for others to give you the...

Dealing with Depression: i need help.., time isnt, angry at the world
time isnt, angry at the world, fasts: If depression was so easy to get over, I would not have been on medication for so many years. Time to talk to a school counselor and get to a psychiatrist and get sme medication. You are in the middle of major depression and like all of us with major depression,...

Dealing with Depression: i need help, sliding scales, local churches
sliding scales, local churches, genetic disease: Megan, To me… it sounds like a bit more than depression. There are alternatives to people that can not afford counseling, because, you can not “just deal” with depression alone without professionals and proper care. If you were willing to tell me...

Dealing with Depression: need help dealing with accident, self hatred, feelings of guilt
self hatred, feelings of guilt, there are no coincidences: Hi Tina, There are no coincidences and your step-son chose his transition for whatever reason he had and also to assist you in releasing your feelings of guilt and healing your self-hatred and blame at the loss of what appears to be an innocent soul. This...

Dealing with Depression: i need help with my depression!, personal healing, simple answer
personal healing, simple answer, emotions: Hi Grace, Simple question.. No simple answer. Depression is general word used to describe something that is bothering you that you feel powerless to resolve... In order to heal this or any issue for that matter, you need to be specific and I mean specific...

Dealing with Depression: I need your help plz, self help books, consultant psychiatrist
self help books, consultant psychiatrist, improving self esteem: Hi Jay, That s the problem with meds. They often do not work without the right therapy or therapist. I know that it s frustrating. But, reading the self books did what, what did you learn, thing is what you read is still there, if you found comfort, go...

Dealing with Depression: I need your help..., signs of depression, depression screening
signs of depression, depression screening, symptoms of depression: Gina- It really does sound to me like you re suffering from depression. Things like a death in the family can certainly trigger mental issues such as anxiety or depression. I would suggest looking around online at depression screening sites (try searching...

Dealing with Depression: I need a home, safer side, inconvenience
safer side, inconvenience, honour: Sarah, I wish that I could shelter you. Give you the love and respect you need and deserve. That I could give you the life you long for and the safety that comes with it. It is my wish that you can muster up all the strength you have to get through what...

Dealing with Depression: A need to know..., beck depression inventory, bike shed
beck depression inventory, bike shed, deep emotions: Dear Beth, I am not sure what I going on, but my best advice is to see a doctor, and perhaps be referred to a psychiatrist. I could also recommend that you go on a hypoglycemic diet, as people with mental illness benefit from this diet. But in your...

Dealing with Depression: I need to know what to do., mild depression, thyroid problems
mild depression, thyroid problems, mental illnesses: Start with your family practitioner and have a complete physical. Low or high blood sugar and thyroid problems immitate some of the symptoms of depression. So you need to eliminate those as possible reasons for why you are feeling bad. If everything comes...

Dealing with Depression: i need ur help...., glucose tolerance test, traumatic stress disorder
glucose tolerance test, traumatic stress disorder, signs of depression: dear Gina, That must be awful for you to feel that way. What probably happened is that when you grandmother died, you grieved and was depressed. In grieving or moments of trauma, the body stops producing the happy chemical (neurotransmitter) serotonin,...

Dealing with Depression: nightwork, nervous person, restlessness
nervous person, restlessness, processing time: Thomas, It could be the nightwork, or it may be something in your childhood that s coming back now. Either way one needs down time, processing time to help with these thoughts. My fear is what if you stop working nights, and it stays with you. Can your...

Dealing with Depression: Is this normal?, severe anxiety, lissa
severe anxiety, lissa, good luck: Hey Samantha - Freaking out about dying and being preoccupied with thoughts of death is totally normal . . . if you have anxiety or depression. The average human being fears death, of course, but when all you can do is worry about death, this becomes a...

Dealing with Depression: normal dosage, medications, wellness
medications, wellness: Linda, It was unclear what you were/are taking. But, the amount or dosage of medications depends greatly on the person and the condition being treated. Often times it takes several tries before you find the right fit. You’ll know when you’ve found that...

Dealing with Depression: Is this normal???, girlfriend emily, freshmen year
girlfriend emily, freshmen year, terrible feeling: Hi David - First, examine your reasons for being distraught about being alone. Are you bored? Do you have interests, other friends; how is your family life? If Emily is the only person you hang out with, then it s completely understandable that you...

Dealing with Depression: OCD, cutting, and depression, school psychologist, arent
school psychologist, arent, taking the time: Carly, As for telling your friend. She s sensing something. So I guess the best way is to just say it The hard things are always hard to say. Even with the perfect words it s still going to be hard to say. I think that talking with a school psychologist,...

Dealing with Depression: OCD therapy, inventory questionnaire, serotonin connection
inventory questionnaire, serotonin connection, insulin resistance: Hi Gustav, I am a nutritional psychologist and I feel that any question in regard to medication should be addressed to the prescribing doctor. But I believe the medication prescribed is for depression and OCD is a form of depression. My approach...

Dealing with Depression: Office man, nice spa, mud bath
nice spa, mud bath, concered: I think that was a wonderful gesture. You told him that he was important to all of you and that he is special. I think that you did something that most people would not have done. I am sure he will enjoy it. Pampering is something that most men don...

Dealing with Depression: How to Overcome the lack of will to move on, religious preference, nobodys fault
religious preference, nobodys fault, angel baby: Hi Dina: You have been through so much, loosing your baby is a terribly hard situation to adjust to. With time you will carry on but the first year is the hardest. Have you talked to your doctor about temporary antidepressants? They are not addictive...

Dealing with Depression: Overcoming depression, signs of depression, overcoming depression
signs of depression, overcoming depression, zoloft: Hey Sara, You are absolutely right. Some people find that it is best that they continue their medication for a few months longer in order to see lasting results. We monitor several patients after they have discontinued medication, and I have found that...

Dealing with Depression: online counseling, bulimics, dependency problem
bulimics, dependency problem, antianxiety: Hi Cathy: You do need face2face therapy since you are dealing with so much. I do do online counseling through Mytherapynet.com and they charge by the minute. If interested you would have to sign up and for a therapist you can type in my name: Patricia A....

Dealing with Depression: PAXIL, good answer, paxil
good answer, paxil, weight gain: Terribly sorry this answer is late, and not a very good answer. I am referring you to www.rxlist.com It will show FDA trial results - how many gained wgt, how many dropped out because of wgt gain. I simply don t hear often enough about side effects...

Dealing with Depression: Panic attacks and glycerine, anxiety panic attack, insulin secretion
anxiety panic attack, insulin secretion, stress hormones: Hello Shane, Here in Australia you can buy edible glycerine from a pharmacy. It is best to order one litre. If you go to our web site and search for GLYCERINE and you ll find some google ads for glycerine I believe. Jurriaan Plesman BA (Psych),...

Dealing with Depression: Partner Depression, feeling unloved, suffering from depression
feeling unloved, suffering from depression, two and a half years: Hi Jim, Your girl friends depression goes back to her childhood in that she has issues of abandonment, loss and feeling unloved. Her marriage that ended five years ago activated that issue... and although the divorce was relatively swift.. that too was...

Dealing with Depression: Partner depression, recuperation period, jim dear
recuperation period, jim dear, suffering from depression: Dear Jim, At this stage of her condition it is not important that she is indifferent towards you but that she needs some Professional Medical help if she has hought about suicide. Then if and when the depression is eased you can then question your relationship...

Dealing with Depression: Partner depression, recuperation period, suffering from depression
recuperation period, suffering from depression, two and a half years: Hi Jim: Depression actually takes life away from people. It is common not to want to go out socially or even leave the house depending upon how badly the depression is. She sounds like she is getting worse and if untreated, it could lead from the thoughts...

Dealing with Depression: Partner depression, recuperation period, anger issues
recuperation period, anger issues, good drugs: Jim, I agree that most of the problems you are experiencing in your relationship are associated with her depression. What makes it even worse is she doesn t have to feel that way. There are all sorts of good medications out there that will help her. What...

Dealing with Depression: Partner depression, suffering from depression, two and a half years
suffering from depression, two and a half years, history of depression: Dear Jim, Thanks for the answer. Your partner s problem is nothing but INSECURITY..that results in change in behavior and often in depression.. So I can suggest you some tips what make you both comfortable.. These are the general things in...

Dealing with Depression: Passive Agressive Ex boyfriend still has hostility, passive agressive, unattractive woman
passive agressive, unattractive woman, man book: Hello Carol;, It is very difficult to give advice in your complex relationships from a distance. I suggest strongly that you get into a counselling relationship with a professional, because then it is possible to know all the details. If you suffering...

Dealing with Depression: Paxil, best bet, trazodone
best bet, trazodone, paxil: Your best bet: tell/ask the prescribing doctor. That s what s/he s there for: to diagnose and prescribe, but also to take questions about changes in the patient or his symptoms, especially when a dosage or medicine has recently been changed. Please do contact...

Dealing with Depression: Getting of Paxil & boyfriend Problems, boyfriend problems, social anxiety
boyfriend problems, social anxiety, internal debate: Marguerite, I am wondering if there’s not more to this that social anxiety. Are you in counseling? It wasn’t clear; did they take you off the Paxil or just reduce the dose? Did they give you something else to replace the Paxil? Not all medications work...

Dealing with Depression: Paxil, mental health center, community mental health center
mental health center, community mental health center, family support group: I am guessing that the family doc put her on the Paxil. Your daughter needs to be seen by a psychiatrist for evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment. It s possible she has a different or a second diagnosis - at any rate, she needs expert help in choosing...

Dealing with Depression: Persistent depression from a bad experience, persistent depression, phd supervisor
persistent depression, phd supervisor, symptoms of depression: I had the same experience but I was in a work enviroment and my boss broke me. I was doing exactly the same things that you are doing. Crying, sleeping all the time, and I was totally out of control. First of all, although you feel like you have failed,...

Dealing with Depression: Please help me understand?, cardboard man, rehab place
cardboard man, rehab place, mg dose: Debbie, I am concerned that you are with him, if you are having these sorts of feelings. Maybe for the better OF YOU and YOUR children, you should cut ties. I do not know if what he is going through is PARTLY his need to be cared for, but, it would...

Dealing with Depression: Please help me understand?, cardboard man, understanding depression
cardboard man, understanding depression, rehab place: Hello Debbie, Yes depression is very difficult to understand by people who have never been depressed. Even therapists have sometimes difficulties understanding depression. Of course the major symptoms is not being able to be happy regardless of the happy...

Dealing with Depression: Please help me understand?, cardboard man, rehab place
cardboard man, rehab place, mg dose: Debbie, you cannot live in this sort of situation and depression is a very wicked illness. People who suffer from depression push away the people they love. They are cruel, mean and they have no sense of what is really going on. Having said that dump...

Dealing with Depression: Pleasee advice, partial solution, porn link
partial solution, porn link, girl friends: Hi Jon, Your question didn t hurt or offend me... If your question had been about that porn website... then yes, a link might have been necessary, but it wasn t about the site.... but about you and your actions... You can t give what you don t have.......

Dealing with Depression: PMS, welbutrin, mood swings
welbutrin, mood swings, antidepressants: PMS pulls more Seratonin than you do during the rest of the month. Therefore it makes sense that when you are PMS that you are unable to cope. The Welbutrin get you through on a day to day basis but when you body is demanding more Seratonin, it can t meet...

Dealing with Depression: Possible Depression, self esteem issues, successful relationships
self esteem issues, successful relationships, critical states: Daniel, This sounds more like self esteem issues. Yes, depression is playing its role here. I strongly recommend that you seek counseling. It doesn’t have to be this miserable. You can work through these feelings and these fears and you can have the...

Dealing with Depression: Possible depression ending a relationship?, relationship question, having a great time
relationship question, having a great time, ending a relationship: Chrissy, My experiences have lead to, me always going back, others always staying away. I think that part of this is because pride comes into play. I think that it’s difficult for some people to go back when they’ve realized that they were wrong, and they...

Dealing with Depression: Post-Partum, post partum, thanks a bunch
post partum, thanks a bunch, psychiatrist: i HAVE DEFINATELY BEEN IN YOUR SHOES, AND THE ONLY THING I CAN REALLY SAY IS THAT IF YOU HANG IN THERE AND TRY TO LOOK AT THE OTHER THINGS IN YOUR LIFE THAT ARE MAKING YOU UNHAPPY, IT WILL START GETTING BETTER. YOUR FEELINGS ARE NOT REALLY ABOUT YOUR CHILD,...

Dealing with Depression: Postpartum Depression, post partum depression, self medicate
post partum depression, self medicate, extreme sadness: Depression can make (or cause) anyone to do anything at certain levels. Weather or not she had situational depression caused by moving, ect. I really would have no idea. Some people self-medicate with alchol, over eating, shopping, etc. As far as affairs...

Dealing with Depression: PPD, wet diapers, fustration
wet diapers, fustration, small steps: It is no problem! I certainly know how you feel. It can be very overwhelming, and difficult, and emotional at times. Just keep trying your best. Maybe make one small goal like... I am going to take him to the park once this week, and spend 20 minutes with...

Dealing with Depression: Prengant and very depress, hormone changes, adult conversation
hormone changes, adult conversation, time mother: Hormone changes can cause a sense of sadness. Don t give up your friends because you are having kids. You need them in your life. It s going to be different because most of them will not have children but your friends are essential. Women do better when...

Dealing with Depression: Prozac & weight loss, insulin resistance, hypoglycemic diet
insulin resistance, hypoglycemic diet, grad dip: I really think this should be discussed with your doctor. Antidepressant medication may interfere with the natural production of serotonin, which is also involved with appetite. I would discuss with your doctor the possibility to be treated by natural nutritional...

Dealing with Depression: Prozac and?, major depression, acceptable agreement
major depression, acceptable agreement, anti depressants: I m not the, or a, doctor either. Why does s/he want to add a med? Have symptoms changed, or depression worsened? It certainly isn t uncommon for pts w/ depression to be on more than one med....but honestly I m not sure whether both [if there were 2 meds]...

Dealing with Depression: as a parent of a teen w/depression....what should I expect?, side effects of depression, time and patience
side effects of depression, time and patience, downward spiral: Kathy, First and foremost, please understand that medicine alone will not be enough. He will need the therapy to also help with getting through the depression. Thing with side effects, they tend to be close in the actual side effects of depression....

Dealing with Depression: My partner gets depressive, frustrated and angry, bump in the road, frozen bread
bump in the road, frozen bread, anti depressants: Hi Erica, Wow! there is a lot going on. For starters, I m going to break this down into two main areas and that is.... you and your partner... I can t help your partner and neither can you as only he can help himself... and he needs to see and...

Dealing with Depression: physical side effects, battling depression, leaking toilet
battling depression, leaking toilet, early menopause: Hi Tammy, Lets get two things straight right from the start... 1) You haven t been battling depression for about a month... you have had it all your life... you are now only beginning to notice it. 2) Your hot flashes and nausea problems are related...

Dealing with Depression: physical symptoms with depression, physical symptoms of depression, symptoms of depression
physical symptoms of depression, symptoms of depression, mental health problems: Have you had your thyroid checked as well as your blood sugar? These have similar symptoms that you are describing. Yes, people do have physical symptoms that go with depression. I had headaches and diarrhea. Some people have stomach problems. Being...

Dealing with Depression: Can physical symptoms come from depression?, stomach pains, cchr
stomach pains, cchr, dianetics: Yes the mind has the capability to change the body consciously or unconsciously. She can get rid of the problem easily and with little fuss. Just do a little dianetics with her. Set her down and do as the it is stated in the book and the problem will dissapear....

Dealing with Depression: please explain, mental health worker, st john s wort
mental health worker, st john s wort, old friendships: Hello Dominic, Yes, it does sound like you are depressed. Stop the drug use, it will make things much worse. Get busy exercising, it is the single most important thing you can do for your mood. Get at least 20 minutes of aerobic exercise (running, biking,...

Dealing with Depression: please help, one of those guys, best girl
one of those guys, best girl, einsteins: Hello, Dont Worry....He is upset because of something.. Something really upsets him.. and you should find out why he is upset it could be that he dont know what to do.. Although he is smart, but sometimes, one feels to do something special and one is...

Dealing with Depression: please help, panic and anxiety, dreadful disease
panic and anxiety, dreadful disease, right before my eyes: Marj, Comfort* i hear your fears. Your anxiety seems to be taking over your life. Medication as much a i dislike it, may help to relax you. I think that you have to realize, that we all have to get older. It s better than the alternative. I think that...

Dealing with Depression: please help me, chill pill, pree
chill pill, pree, two families: Assalam o Alaikom Farhan,. I could understand your problem.. I know how bad it looks when someone you are so closed to doesnt pay any attention to you and you feel as if he or she is ignoring you.. I know its bad.. But you know sometimes life has to go...

Dealing with Depression: please help me!, school counsellor, stomach problems
school counsellor, stomach problems, partner projects: I have gone through what you are going through. I went to three different high schools and and it is nothing less than stress central. I hated my senior year and as a result I started having stomach problems. I didn t realize then that it was the begining...

Dealing with Depression: please help me!, cutting wrists, adolescent psychiatrist
cutting wrists, adolescent psychiatrist, anxiety problem: H Lauren: What you are suffering from is depression and for many it gets worse usually in Dec and Jan. You do need to get treatment because you will get worse. Once you have a doctor that understands your feelings you will start to feel lighter . Also,...

Dealing with Depression: can you please help me??, electronic consumer goods, ur throat
electronic consumer goods, ur throat, bachelors degree: Hi, As long as you are wanting to go in the direction you are, there is nothing that I or anyone can really do to help you help yourself... You haven t spoken to your family that hates you for three years and when you took the drugs.. you started to see...

Dealing with Depression: please help, anger issues, lil advice
anger issues, lil advice, family doctor: Sarah, You said you are in college, is it possible to go to the college and see if they offer on site counseling? Many colleges also have clinics, maybe they can help you with medication too? It seems that you need a little extra help right now. In...

Dealing with Depression: please help, suicidal feelings, manic depression
suicidal feelings, manic depression, things computers: Dear Jen, In my personal opinion, I think he does suffer from depression, and with the suicidal feelings also this could be a more severe version e.g. manic depression but a person cannot tell without diagnosis from a psychiatrist. It is amazing that...

Dealing with Depression: pms, pms problems, hypoglycemic diet
pms problems, hypoglycemic diet, google: Hi Padma, Usually we have to ,look at general health to treat PMS problems. The first step is going going on a hypoglycemic diet. What is Hypoglycemia at: http://www.hypoglycemia.asn.au/articles/what_is_hypo.html Also read: Premenstrual Tension,...

Dealing with Depression: politicians/leaders dealing with depression, dealing with depression, nutritional medicine
dealing with depression, nutritional medicine, leadership positions: Well there are examples of politicians who were depressed. The name that springs to mind is Churchill, (who was struggling with his black dog ) and there are many others as well as several comediens and writers. I myself suffered from depression and iatrogenic...

Dealing with Depression: possessive, co dependency, illnesses
co dependency, illnesses, stems: Meghala, Usually, Possessiveness stems from other illnesses and disorders. Are you aware of any others that you may have? By treating all of them, you ll help with the possessiveness as well. A lot of times possessiveness is also, almost parented with...

Dealing with Depression: my possible depression, girls age, 2 girls
girls age, 2 girls, day job: I think she s doing a great job of taking advantage of you. And her kids are out of control. She isn t exactly parenting them either. I highly doubt it s depression. You would know if it was. I honestly believe that this relationship sounds like it...

Dealing with Depression: possible depression, guidance counselor, school counselor
guidance counselor, school counselor, family practitioner: Get an appointment with a family practitioner. Cutting, depression and lack of an appetite are all symptoms of something much worse. If your mother will not help you, confide in a guidance counselor or a teacher. What you are experiencing is not normal...

Dealing with Depression: post surgical depression, visiting nurses, money problems
visiting nurses, money problems, surgury: Hi Jamie, Well, Yes, it could be post surgical depression. She probably isn t use to having to rely on others, and she probably senses tension and worry. Usually this passes within a month of surgery, and if it doesn t she at that point may need to talk...

Dealing with Depression: post surgical depression, new lease on life, peace and strength
new lease on life, peace and strength, cancer of the lung: Well, hard as it is now, he for whatever reason, needs this distance. can you handle that? You nearly lost him, can you love him enough, to stay even in a break? He ll get through this. Right now, it sounds like you have your own things to heal. Take this...

Dealing with Depression: postpartum depression and fathers, post partum depression, regional men
post partum depression, regional men, hot line: Post Partum depression affects men very seriously. Because the mothers of these babies are so sick, often times the men find themselves caring not only for a newborn but their wife (partner) as well. It s a very difficult time when the wife is leaning heavily...

Dealing with Depression: i am pregant, night mares, pregnant mother
night mares, pregnant mother, bad stuff: What you are experiencing is very common. Talk to your ob/gyn about your dreams. It would also help you to find a chat group or a board for other pregnant mother s to be. I think that you will find a great deal of support and understanding. You might want...

Dealing with Depression: pregnant again, money money, baby steps
money money, baby steps, half year: Just a note, if you aren t ready, then start taking baby steps. Start hording money. Money is power. Stay until after the baby is born. Then join a support group. Any women s group will do. You need somewhere that you can go and talk to other s who are...

Dealing with Depression: problems, beautifull eyes, quiet kid
beautifull eyes, quiet kid, muscular man: Hi Sergio: Being 16 is tough - those high school years are VERY tough and that is when many people are the most sensitive to EVERYTHING in life. You will get through it, but we have to help you get through it a little easier. First of all, your parents...

Dealing with Depression: What product should i try?, st johns wart, st johns wort
st johns wart, st johns wort, paxil cr: Hi Israel: St. Johns Wort is very popular in Germany and other European countries and has gained some popularity here. Research has shown that it is good for mild depression. However, your doctor needs to know if you are interested in taking it and get...

Dealing with Depression: psychological decompression, comitted suicide, anxiety and depression
comitted suicide, anxiety and depression, hypoglycemic diet: Dear Chuck Sholder, I don t know what is meant by psychological decompression and it is best to ask for an explanation from the doctor treating you. The anxiety and depression may be unrelated to Barret s esophagus. It is is possible to have these...

Dealing with Depression: psychotic depression, psychotic depression, extreme depression
psychotic depression, extreme depression, brain chemistry: Hi John: I am so glad prozac is helping you. Everyone s brain chemistry is different and sometimes it takes people a year or more to get on the right medication. BE glad it has worked for you. Genetically, sounds like brain chemistry probems are inherited...

Dealing with Depression: He's pushing me away, credit card debt, out of the blue
credit card debt, out of the blue, space time: Hi Michelle, Sounds to me like you are not the best friends you make yourselves out to be or you wouldn t be writing me. Remember... it takes two be to friends and both need to be open and honest if there is going to be any sort of relationship... ...

Dealing with Depression: He is pushing me away!, soul search, random thoughts
soul search, random thoughts, taking time: G, If you want the relationship to last, respect him and give him the time away. The more you fight this. The more of an issue it will be. If it hurts you that’s all the more reason for you to get counseling, it’s possible for this relationship to heal....

Dealing with Depression: Question, treating depression, paxil
treating depression, paxil, medications: You call your doctor and complain about how you are feeling. Paxil is only one of many drugs that are used to treat depression. Treating depression is not a science. It is a matter of trying drug after drug until you get the right one and the right dosage....

Dealing with Depression: Question, last thing at night, decent money
last thing at night, decent money, terrible feeling: Hi Elle: You are going through situational depression. In other words, a situation happened to you and you have feel let down, depressed. In fact, when one loses a job, there is a grieving process to because what was, is not longer. You need time to...

Dealing with Depression: Questions about antidepressants, frequent urination, loss of sleep
frequent urination, loss of sleep, body chemistry: The only side effect that it would have that you have mentioned is loss of sleep. The others are not mentioned as common side effects of the Lexapro. However, that doesn t mean that with your body chemistry this might not be true. Most side effects do...

Dealing with Depression: question about Zoloft, family doc, negative consequences
family doc, negative consequences, routine visit: With this medication, in the circumstances you describe, stopping all at once will probably not have negative consequences. I am reading between the lines to assume that she was neither bed-bound nor suicidal. Most antidepressants take 3-4 weeks, or longer,...

Dealing with Depression: question about Zoloft, information on zoloft, supportive family
information on zoloft, supportive family, maximum effect: Dear June - It is totally bad to just stop an SSRI like Zoloft or Prozac; especially after only 2-3 weeks. Most SSRIs take up to six weeks to reach maximum effect. If she s refusing to get help, the most you can do, unfortunately, is be a good daughter...

Dealing with Depression: question., dr ivan goldberg, school counselor
dr ivan goldberg, school counselor, fake smile: Hi Sarah: I have a couple of ideas for you since your parents have not made a doctor s appointment for you. First, type in: Dr. Ivan Goldberg and go to his web site regarding depression. There is lots of information. Scroll down to Screening for Depressive...

Dealing with Depression: questions about antidepressants, urinary track infection, frequent urination
urinary track infection, frequent urination, bad hope: Hi Jennifer: Read the label, or look it up on the internet the side effects of lexapro. If the constipation and urination are side effects, they will go away. If not, you may have a urinary track infection and may want to see the doctor. For the constitation...

Dealing with Depression: questions about antidepressants, frequent urination, antidepressant
frequent urination, antidepressant, lexapro: Jennifer, Constipation and the urinary issues, may or may not go away with your body adjusting to the meds . However, in many cases the symptoms and side effects lessen. If you still have problems, in about two weeks check with your doctor. Good Luck,...

Dealing with Depression: quit a sport, psychotherapy course, assertiveness training
psychotherapy course, assertiveness training, conflict situations: Hello luke, I don t know your age, but it seems that you are at an age where your desires are still controlled by other people (ie., parents). Perhaps you could benefit from doing a course in Assertiveness training, teaching you how to be assertive without...

Dealing with Depression: Re:, wickedness, earthquack
wickedness, earthquack, wild waves: Simon, I m not respomsible for what YOU think, feel or do anymore than you are responsible for what I think, feel or do. If you think you can lay a guilt trip on me to make me feel sorry for you, you re talking to the wrong guy. This is the last time I...

Dealing with Depression: Re. getting my life back together, sister mom, suicide attempts
sister mom, suicide attempts, brady bunch: Hello Niamh, Well no doubt you will think that it is all a question of mind over matter , but being a nutritional psychologist I see depression in a different light. Depression is primarily a metabolic disorder caused by hypoglycemia. Hypoglycemia is...

Dealing with Depression: Re:, discrete questions, horse to water
discrete questions, horse to water, waste of my time: Hi Simon, I ve already told you my answer in my first reply to your same question. You like to talk but, you do no listen. You don t listen to me or to the others that you have talked to and have tried to help you. You only listen to yourself and yet you...

Dealing with Depression: Ruining my marriage, mood swings, national alliance
mood swings, national alliance, helplessness: You are not alone. First of all you need to be seeing a psychiatrist and you should be on meds for depression. There are tons of new ones out there and there will be one that will work for you. If you feel alone, contact the base chaplain and ask for...

Dealing with Depression: I have read you now,and hello again,, astral planes, momentary relief
astral planes, momentary relief, simple self: Hi Claudia, Well I must say that this e-mail is totally opposite your first one... as in this one, I feel a feeling of aloofness, coldness and intellectual indifference. In the first email... while you didn t know the how-to connect the pieces, you...

Dealing with Depression: Can you really get better?, letters to my husband, suicide letters
letters to my husband, suicide letters, change doctors: Depression is the sort of illness that takes everything from you. I can t beging to say how much I feel for anyone who is suffering as I have suffered. And the worst part is that it s always there. Even though I am pretty stable, it does take over from...

Dealing with Depression: Can they be right?, loss of appetite, resistant case
loss of appetite, resistant case, anti depressants: Dear Jeannine- I TOTALLY understand about you and your Mom being driven nuts by your Nana. When my Grandma got sick with depression/anxiety, she came to live with US . . . and she drove us ABSOLUTELY crazy! As much as I loved her, I was (and I feel...

Dealing with Depression: Sad, human hair wigs, great personality
human hair wigs, great personality, longer hair: Johnny, Actually, women like confidence. How can you over come these fears? It’s not always about the looks, and it sounds like you have a great personality and its good that you care for your mom and siblings. Yes, some men have longer hair, and...

Dealing with Depression: Sad or Depressed, full blown aids, psychiatric nurse
full blown aids, psychiatric nurse, sadness and depression: You should go get tested if you think you might be HIV positive. It is a simple blood test and you would know right away if you were in full blown AIDS or even if you were HIV. If you have had unprotected sex you should be tested. It will give you some...

Dealing with Depression: Sadness, clinical depression, chemical imbalance
clinical depression, chemical imbalance, exchange student: Allen, It’s common for teens to feel some depression. Clinical depression is depression that lasts for two weeks or more. Also, sometimes depression can be more of a chemical imbalance than it is an issue of “issues”. When you are sad, are you aware...

Dealing with Depression: Sara, how do you keep it up, good dogs, personal 1
good dogs, personal 1, bipolar: I have never written down the story. Some of it is very personal and with some of it you really have to have experienced depression and mania to understand how it affects your life. I am stable which is why I am able to work. I have times when things...

Dealing with Depression: A Secret, that is Constant Depression for me., bad habbit, best doctors
bad habbit, best doctors, brilliant student: Jules, I am so very sorry. You ve been with this pain 5 years. Jules, it s time to forgive yourself. There is no evidence that your lies killed your father. He had a medical condition, and you didn t know. You couldn t have saved him you have to believe...

Dealing with Depression: Seeing Psychiatrist, clinical nutritionist, depression disorder
clinical nutritionist, depression disorder, grad dip: Unfortunately most psychiatrists use drugs and if you want to be treated without the help of drugs - that is naturally - please ask the doctor for a referral to a Nutritional Doctor or a Clinical Nutritionist. Depression can be treated by nutritional therapy...

Dealing with Depression: Severe depression after breakup, lifetime problems, severe depression
lifetime problems, severe depression, clinical depression: I am not a doctor; I am only a volunteer and a NAMI member. Currently it would seem to be a question of whether to protect your job or your life. I do understand the lifetime problems of ever having been treated for depression re employment, health insurance,...

Dealing with Depression: My Situation, chemical imbalances in the brain, thyroid problem
chemical imbalances in the brain, thyroid problem, least three times: You need to see a doctor and have a complete physical. There are many reasons why you might be feelig this way. It may be depression or you might be diabetic or possibly you have a thyroid problem. All of these things can give you a sense of helplessness....

Dealing with Depression: Slightly Confused, school psychiatrist, emotional breakdowns
school psychiatrist, emotional breakdowns, depression anxiety: Meghan, I am sensing that what you are feeling is depression, anxiety, panic, and abandonment. In part of growing up in what appears to be a home setting of neglect, and abuse. Whether or not your parents hit you, or abused you sexually doesn t matter....

Dealing with Depression: Smoking as a stress reliever?, chemicals in cigarettes, stress reliever
chemicals in cigarettes, stress reliever, relieving stress: It does relieve stress (nicotine is a depressant) but they start smoking because its cool. With 200 unknown chemicals in cigarettes today, a few butts to look cool and fit in is all it takes to completely hook someone into being a regular smoker. Having...

Dealing with Depression: My Social Problems, social anxiety disorder, hermit problem
social anxiety disorder, hermit problem, philosophy of the world: You need to be in therapy. Just because you don t like music or poetry doesn t mean that you are an outcast. It just means that you have different taste. But if you want to become that social person, you have to find out why you aren t that way. People...

Dealing with Depression: Spouse has depression and anger problems, manic bipolar, clinical depression
manic bipolar, clinical depression, psychiatrists: Your husband seems to be borderline manic. Let me share some symptoms of the two. Depression: * Feeling sad or blue * Loss of interest or pleasure in usual activities * Significant weight loss or weight gain * Inability to...

Dealing with Depression: SSRI Medication, dr ivan goldberg, depression central
dr ivan goldberg, depression central, family physicians: Hi Niall: I would stick with what you have until your regular GP returns. However, if you are feeling desparate, then I would contact the same GP that increased the dosage for you. You could also call a pharmacist to ask what side affects would be if you...

Dealing with Depression: St. Johns Wort, st johns wort, clinical nutritionist
st johns wort, clinical nutritionist, depression drugs: Hi John, First I suggest that you discuss with your doctor for a withdrawal plan from Prozac. This should not be done without doctor s supervision. St Johns wort has a good reputation but may not be sufficient to stop the depression. Drugs generally...

Dealing with Depression: Starting a Support Group, group administrator, person group
group administrator, person group, personal attention: Wow, you re bitting off a lot. Starting the group was difficult because gaining backing is hard. We visited all the hospitals in our area, tried to get funding to print our brochures, attended new parent baby-fairs at the local Babys-r-Us. Everything we...

Dealing with Depression: Stress, uncontrollable stress, uncontrolled stress
uncontrollable stress, uncontrolled stress, hypoglycemic diet: It is important not to have any uncontrolled stress when dealing with people. However, not many people realize that uncontrollable stress may be due to an abnormal biochemistry, rather than because or psychological factors. Uncontrollable stress may...

Dealing with Depression: Suffering from long time depression, medicine advice, sex addiction
medicine advice, sex addiction, lady doctor: Hi, Well you have a lot going on but I feel there are two main issues, school and sex. Have you considered studying something that you would like to get do that you can do in your native language. Mastering a new language (verbal and written) takes years...

Dealing with Depression: So sad., last moment of clarity, peace and happiness
last moment of clarity, peace and happiness, moment of clarity: Yes you are very ill, and depression has swallowed you up. But death will not bring you peace and happiness. Have you ever thought about counseling? Money doesn t need to be an issue. there are MANY non-profit organizations that can help. Look in your phone...

Dealing with Depression: sad :(, places to have a party, friend doesn
places to have a party, friend doesn, horrible experience: Hi Jade: First of all, your friends not helping you when you were assaulted - well, they are NOT friends. You are not being selfish by being upset that your friends are having a birthday party at the same nightclub. In reality, there are other places...

Dealing with Depression: Very sad..., poor dogs, adorable dogs
poor dogs, adorable dogs, shelter pets: Hi Lisa, While I, in part, agree with you, there is however, more to the story. While you are focused on dogs, as you have an affinity forward them, that doesn t mean that the same type of treatment doesn t go on with other animals. Pigs and cows are just...

Dealing with Depression: seasonal depression, daily chores, seasonal depression
daily chores, seasonal depression, hypoglycemic diet: Hi cheri, This sounds like SAD or sadness occurring when the sun shines less. The best is to sit in the sun every morning for about 15 minutes. Some people buy a special lamp, hat is available on the market. It could also be a sign of hypoglycemia , which...

Dealing with Depression: It's my secret, dealing with depression, perfect lie
dealing with depression, perfect lie, exact age: Steph, You have a right to be sad and depressed. You have a right to feel as you do, and I don’t blame you. It almost sounds like you are dealing with emotional neglect. You are being provided for, but, you need love and nurturing. If you are between...

Dealing with Depression: severe depression, incest national network, recape
incest national network, recape, rape abuse: Simon, I am so sorry to read of your past. Are you receiving any therapy? If not would you consider it? Here is a link. www.rainn.org, they are trained professionals that can help you with your past of abuse. Rainn stands for (Rape Abuse and Incest National...

Dealing with Depression: severe depression, recape, negative emotions
recape, negative emotions, severe depression: Are you in therapy or are you seeing a psychiatrist? If not, you should be. There are medications that can help with the depression and there are medications that can actually help erase bad memories. Don t lay in bed. Call the Samaritans or whoever...

Dealing with Depression: severe depression, dr ivan goldberg, depression central
dr ivan goldberg, depression central, catatonic behavior: HI Jonathan: A diagnosis of servere depression with psychotic features is usually a severe depressive episode with the presence of either delusions or hallucinations, typically auditory, during the current depresive episode. The delusions could be of guilt,...

Dealing with Depression: sex and depression, lack of sex drive, two different things
lack of sex drive, two different things, treating depression: Dear Keith, I don t really know the details of your relationship. But it is true that if one partner is depressed that will affect the sex drive. Depression and sex don t mix, If you want to restore interest in sex, you need to treat the depression first....

Dealing with Depression: shattered dreams, massachussetts institute of technology, standardised tests
massachussetts institute of technology, standardised tests, literature history: Hello Selim You tell me you don t prepare well for exams, research other subjects when you should be concentrating on more sensible sissues such as ... Prepare! You describe feelings of anxiety as indeed fear of failure then ask why is your self-esteem...

Dealing with Depression: sick of depression, bleeding ulcers, crap game
bleeding ulcers, crap game, pain medication: Maybe Hawaii will give you Medicaid. $1600 isn t that much considering housing, food, electric and everything else. Go to their state gov and to their Medicaid pages. Then call someone and see if you will qualify for Medicaid. I wish you all the best....

Dealing with Depression: my sister, mental health disorders, memeory
mental health disorders, memeory, friends place: Helen, some people refuse to get well. They think that they are strong and undefeatable and when something devestating happens, their facade brakes and they never recover. Your sister is a broken human being. She may be taking her meds and not swallowing...

Dealing with Depression: my sister, mental health disorders, memeory
mental health disorders, memeory, friends place: Hi Helen, Well you have a choice.. you aren t going to like what you are about to read, so stop right now.... OK, so you took the red pill... (Matrix Movie #1) All you can do is to talk to your sister and be truthful... not only about her issues,...

Dealing with Depression: How is my situation?, friendship problems, taking medicine
friendship problems, taking medicine, thier lives: Idon t know your situation, but in most cases, depression, doesn t have to take a long time to work out. I think that our therapy team, plays a big role in how we respond. I think that in SOME cases meds are needed to assist in getting well, But just...

Dealing with Depression: How is my situation?, people with mental illnesses, friendship problems
people with mental illnesses, friendship problems, taking medicine: Dear Willy - Your life sounds very difficult and you seem to be very ill. Yes, healthy people get pleasure from their daily lives and hope to live very long lives. Their lives are not a burden to them. But the good news for you is: people with mental...

Dealing with Depression: How is my situation?, friendship problems, taking medicine
friendship problems, taking medicine, life thanks: Well im sorry to say that continuing with any drugs only drives the problem deeper and it will return. I am a dianetic auditor. We see people just like you all the time. Dianetics can handle any mental illness without drugs or hypnosis and it is fast, easy...

Dealing with Depression: six year old, blonde curly hair, emotional child
blonde curly hair, emotional child, dinnertime: Dear Sharon, Have a nice day...! My guess was right. Your child is suffering with Insecurity.. No problem...this is not too much to worry if you take a great care of your little kid...6 year is not a very grown up age when a child can t improve, but you...

Dealing with Depression: I have a slightly... odd problem, death of a pet, best thing in my life
death of a pet, best thing in my life, odd problem: You are suffering from prolonged grief. You had an attachment. it needs to be handled. The best way is with Dianetics, it doesnt use drugs or hypnosis, is easy and fast and lifechanging. You can find it at www.dianetics.org and also contact an auditor or...

Dealing with Depression: smoking as a stress reliever?, real emotions, cause of stress
real emotions, cause of stress, coping mechanisms: Hi mandie, Smoking is a means of covering up the emotions that they feel they can t express or deal with.. Emotions have been given the bum rap of being the cause of stress and so when one says that smoking reduces stress, it s a truth, as denial (smoking)...

Dealing with Depression: Just a social problem?, suffering from depression, metabolic disorder
suffering from depression, metabolic disorder, biopsychology: Hello Amelie, Reading your post I do get the impression that indeed you have depression. As a nutritional psychologist I believe that depression primarily results form a metabolic disorder that can be treated nutritionally. Of course if you have a...

Dealing with Depression: a solution for depression, suicidal feelings, sadness and depression
suicidal feelings, sadness and depression, living in germany: Parminder, My concern is that you are developing an eating disorder as a result of your depression and stress. Are you eating for comfort? Do you over eat? I am wondering if this is how you are coping with your sadness and depression. Your suicidal feelings...

Dealing with Depression: is there any solution to get rid of my depression?, biological problem, sexual affair
biological problem, sexual affair, emotional reaction: Dear Asmaa; First of all, I want you to understand that what you describe is not a clinical, biological problem, but a logical and understandable human emotional reaction to life events that lower your happiness potential. You CAN be happy. But in...

Dealing with Depression: son's depression, power of prayer, mood swings
power of prayer, mood swings, hi mary: Hi Mary: It is hard to talk to adult children, especially when they are depressed and very negative. Once married, plus kids, boundaries are usually set and it is his business and not yours. All you can do is express concern and if he snaps back at you...

Dealing with Depression: son's depression?, tragic car accident, horrible tragedy
tragic car accident, horrible tragedy, younger son: Dear Karen- I m truly sorry to hear of your loss. Stress is a major factor in many, many illnesses; after the blow that your family must have suffered, I d be surprised if your son wasn t having nightmares. However, I do think you should ask what tests...

Dealing with Depression: spouse w/ possible depression/anger, dr ivan goldberg, walking on eggshells
dr ivan goldberg, walking on eggshells, al anon meetings: Hi Kristen: Sound like your husband needs to get evaulated for depression and possibly bi-polar depression. The hard thing is - you can t force anyone to get help if they don t want to. His moods are keeping you on a roller coaster or walking on eggshells...

Dealing with Depression: how do I start dealing and how do i know if i am over reacting?, post partum depression, long distance relationship
post partum depression, long distance relationship, previous partners: In the All Experts forum there are volunteers that take question regarding relationship issues, love, etc. I think your question would be better suited for one of those areas as I am versed in the area of Post Partum Depression only. Good luck and God Bles...

Dealing with Depression: about studying, social person, exam period
social person, exam period, personal problem: So you have a major problem with procrastonation and you want me to solve your problem? How do you motivate someone who would rather sleep or wait until the last minute to complete an assignment. You are looking for immediate gratification and studying...

Dealing with Depression: about studying, social person, exam period
social person, exam period, personal problem: Nick, It sounds like a lot more than boredom. There are conditions called ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder)OR ADD (Attention Deficit Disorder) Here are some websites that may help: www.add.org www.adhd.com It s possible the cause is...

Dealing with Depression: about stuyding, social person, exam period
social person, exam period, personal problem: Hi Nick: I am wondering if your problem is more of fear rather than boredom. When you have to face a complex task you become fearful and your mind shuts down. The only thing to fear is fear itself. So, the next time you sit down to do a complex task,...

Dealing with Depression: am I suffering from depression, suffering from depression, grand daughter
suffering from depression, grand daughter, wits end: Hi Ruth, It sounds like your life is falling apart... and that s good in that you will be given the opportunity to start a new one... By new life, I mean a life that doesn t include the denials as this present one does... BUT... that is going to be your...

Dealing with Depression: suicide, suicide hotline number, razor blades
suicide hotline number, razor blades, thnk: Hi Lorrie: Ibuprofen can tear up your stomach, cause ulcers, make the stomach bleed - pain, pain pain. Are you alcoholic? Depression is common in alcoholics. Call AA and send ask them to send someone out to do a 12-Step call on you. Ask for someone...

Dealing with Depression: Should I switch doctors, cimbalta, high anxiety
cimbalta, high anxiety, trazodone: Try another doctor. Some doctors are better with depression than others. Effexor is used for bi-polar so it doesn t surprise me that it took you down rather than evening you out. I recently had an EEG done to determine the types of medication I should...

Dealing with Depression: Teens and Depression, dr ivan goldberg, depression central
dr ivan goldberg, depression central, depression inventory: Hi Lynn: Many, many teens do suffer depression it is either on the rise or more understood and talked about more. Parents and doctors have misinterpreted moods of teenagers as growing pains and they miss the signs of true unhappiness , social withdrawal,...

Dealing with Depression: Telling others, major depressive disorder, chemical imbalance in the brain
major depressive disorder, chemical imbalance in the brain, sleep disorder: Very simply, tell them you have a chemical imbalance in your brain that affects the way you feel. Basically that is what Depression is, a chemical imbalance in the brain. So you are telling him the truth without going into detail. Then you can add that...

Dealing with Depression: Theories of depression follow up, drug and alcohol addiction, theories of depression
drug and alcohol addiction, theories of depression, insulin resistance: I am sorry if have upset you with my short answer. This is one of the automatic options given in this program. Perhaps it could have helped if you would have explained yourself. The trouble is that I am flooded with emails and questions and sometimes it is...

Dealing with Depression: Three kids under three...and my life is spinning out of control!, tiny particle, escape artist
tiny particle, escape artist, coffee table: Hi Tanya: There is an excellent book entitled Backtalk by Ricker - it is an oldie but goodie. Next, buy any book that Super Nanny has out - she is excellent. Next, call up the local grade schools and ask if they know where there are parenting...

Dealing with Depression: Tips for day-to-day living, professional demeanor, long term solutions
professional demeanor, long term solutions, overwhelming feelings: Elizabeth, Day-to-day living isn t easy when your mind is in overdrive. In some ways your mind and body may also be trying to force away the efforts you are now taking to have a better future free of these events that slow you down In the meantime,...

Dealing with Depression: Trapped in a dense "fog", guidiance, dense fog
guidiance, dense fog, childhood trauma: Hi Alex, Sleep is the form of escape that your wife discovered as a child. Others use alcohol, smoking, eating, sex, work, you name it, all used to escape what they don t want to remember and feel. In order to escape her childhood trauma and reality where...

Dealing with Depression: Traumatic Event, local rescue, traumatic event
local rescue, traumatic event, side impact: Leave school. Go to your doctor now. Yes, this is a horrible thing to happen to you but everyone who drives will encounter something like this at one time or another. You need to talk to someone about this. Next, you are alright. No one died. Cars...

Dealing with Depression: Treatment Resistant Depression, dr ivan goldberg, treatment resistant depression
dr ivan goldberg, treatment resistant depression, depression central: Hi Sijka: I am sorry I do not know of any recent studies with new drug combinations that help depression. However, please check the web site of Dr. Ivan GOldberg. Just type his name in and a few site will come up, look for the one that says Depression...

Dealing with Depression: Treatment resistant depression (and anxiety), treatment resistant depression, truth serum
treatment resistant depression, truth serum, sodium amytal: Hi Paul Sorry Dr. Goldberg has not replied. He usually is pretty prompt. Keep trying. Meanwhile, check to see if your insurance covers psychiatry and depression. I would ask around for a psychiatrist who majors in hard to treat depression. Pa...

Dealing with Depression: Troubled sis, mom and dad, respectable family
mom and dad, respectable family, would have time: Hi Eve: The difficult thing is that there is nothing you can do to help your sister. No matter what, she is over 18, and legally can make her own decisions, and that is what she is doing right now. However, it is upsetting the whole family. You said...

Dealing with Depression: Can't help my tears, month old baby, bad feelings
month old baby, bad feelings, suffering from depression: I don t like to use the word normal , because what really is normal , but when you read this, what did you feel? What were you thinking and feelings as you read this, and how do those emotions relate to the tears, I think that s what we need to look at...

Dealing with Depression: I can't tell anyone, attachment disorder, psychiatrist
attachment disorder, psychiatrist, insults: If you choose not to get a proper diagnosis and you choose not to take the drugs that will improve your life, then I cannot make you do it. But I can also tell you that your perceptions of the world are out of whack right now. And they won t change until...

Dealing with Depression: can't get things done, dr ivan goldberg, suffering from depression
dr ivan goldberg, suffering from depression, family physician: Hi Laura: Sounds like you are possibly suffering from depression. Work is a different atmosphere and you have to do things for money plus you are on a schedule. At home, you have no schedule even though you try a to do list. You do not get paid to...

Dealing with Depression: How do I talk to my boyfriend about getting help?, al anon meetings, drugs and alcohol
al anon meetings, drugs and alcohol, credit card debt: Hi Melinda: It sound like your caring and wanting to help is starting to drain you and putting stress on you. It is difficult to see that someone needs help, but they do not go get it no matter what you say. You mentioned he turned to drugs and alcohol...

Dealing with Depression: talking too much, lab co, bad experience
lab co, bad experience, basic questions: Hi Sara, There are two basic questions that you need to look at and while they seem to contradict each other, they are actually the opposite ends or polarity of the same issue. The first question isn t about you zipping your mouth, but about why aren t...

Dealing with Depression: tension, blood sugar levels, low blood pressure
blood sugar levels, low blood pressure, insulin resistance: Dear Raja, From what you write it is not clear what the symptoms are. But it is best to remain in contact with your doctor, who will no doubt be able to help you. Perhaps part of your symptoms are unnecessary anxiety an mood swings. If so, this could...

Dealing with Depression: I think my boyfriend's depressed, vicky, musician
vicky, musician, choices: Hi Vicky, You say that you feel like I m partly responsible for his current crisis but you don t give any details... I m mentioning this only because this is your issue in this relationship... He has choices to make and issues to heal... and while...

Dealing with Depression: I think i have depression, signs of depression, sign of depression
signs of depression, sign of depression, guidance counselor: Hi LJ, Yes,it sounds like signs of depression to me. YOu said you recently moved to another country, a new school and had to leave your family. So, this makes me think that the type of depression you are going through can be in the form of grieving. It...

Dealing with Depression: Now that I think about it, I'm depressed for over 5 years?, second marriage, ups and downs
second marriage, ups and downs, trying to find my way: Hi Shelly: Looking at your past history, it seems you never had an opportunity to develop a trusting relationship as a child. This is important because it helps you to make wiser decisions into adult life. Without a strong background with someone you could...

Dealing with Depression: I think I'm sinking..., earth person, joy in my life
earth person, joy in my life, codependency: Gen, ::comfort:: I know exactly how you are feeling. Do not see a therapist to please someone else. I mean I do think that you need to talk with someone. But if you are not ready there is no reason to force it. Change happens ONLY when we are ready. ...

Dealing with Depression: I think I'm sinking..., support sage, joy in my life
support sage, joy in my life, reactive mind: The reactive mind is neither the conscious or unconscious mind it is a separate entity by itself. There are many minds in a body but the reactive mind is made up of material that is collected when the analyzer is completely or partially shut down. (Attenuated...

Dealing with Depression: I think I'm sinking..., earth person, joy in my life
earth person, joy in my life, codependency: Time to change directions and start working on why you are sad. Depression is very treatable. There are tons of meds out there and one is for you. I realize that insurance is a PIA but you are in therapy. Start talking about your depression instead of...

Dealing with Depression: i think i have a mental problem and i hate it, brick wall, cant trust
brick wall, cant trust, hot wax: Hi Dan, Give yourself a (((BIG HUG))) as even ONE tear is enough, as that means the emotions are starting to move. It s interesting that you mentioned using the hot wax on your arm as I can see and feel how that would also work in that in the moment of...

Dealing with Depression: trying to find happiness, financial situations, tax man
financial situations, tax man, byproduct: Hi Lisa: How do you find happiness? That is a question that people have asked over and over again for centuries. It is a very common question, but no common answer. I read in an book: Happiness is a byproduct of right living. So, it sounds like you...

Dealing with Depression: I am trying hard to get over this depression., deferred adjudication, perfect angel
deferred adjudication, perfect angel, salaried job: Joe, I think that the fact that you did it to begin with says that you were struggling and needed guidance; even now you need compassion and guidance to work through your pain. You need to rebuild your life now Joe, and yes it’s hard and it sucks because...

Dealing with Depression: type A personality, type a personality, dinnertime
type a personality, dinnertime, three kids: Hi Lisa: First of all, you are doing the right thing by telling people you are busy, or have to get up at 5 a.m. or are too tired and need to go to bed, etc. and then NOT invite them in. You are NOT being rude, they are being rude by expecting to be invited...

Dealing with Depression: Unanswerable mental pb., heavy heart, prb
heavy heart, prb, important event: It may be just stress related depression. Not being able to sleep at night is not uncommon for people who are depressed. Not being able to shut your mind off at night so you can sleep is very common. Again, I think you need to consult a doctor. You are...

Dealing with Depression: Unanswerable mental pb., obsessive compulsive disorder, ocfoundation
obsessive compulsive disorder, ocfoundation, visible symptoms: Rimmi, I am not a doctor. But, it sounds like what you MAY be experiencing is along the lines of OCD (Obsessive Compulsive Disorder)this website may be able to help www.ocfoundation.org Please understand, if this is indeed the problem. It is completelty...