Depression is that termite that eats your brain slowlyby Sanhita Bhattacharya No Comments fitness-health food_nutrition general hygiene
"Depression is the inability to construct a future". -Rollo May (American existential psychologist and author of the influential book Love and Will)
According to English dictionary 'Depression' means "A mental health disorder characterized by persistently depressed mood or loss of interest in activities, causing significant impairment in daily life". May we actually describe this illness within mere medical or psychological terms? We can't. Depression is a far bigger sickness that we can't describe using some words. It is such an illness that doesn't discriminate between rich-poor, Privileged-unprivileged, man-woman. Even the happiest of persons have gone through this illness sooner or later in their life.
Let us discuss about depression today so that we can understand about its origin and how to fight it.
According to medical description depression happens when the body and mind can't keep synchronization due to extreme stress or anxiety. As a result both our body and mind can't manage to work properly. To give the best output to our daily activities we need fresh mood and active body. Whenever we're not able to do that, our mind suffers the illness due to pressures we're not able to do so.
It can be diagnosed through mental health check up with professional help. We can fight depression through treatments and psychiatric counselling. Talking with a friend about your issues can actually help you more than you think. You need to talk about it rather than conceal it. Hiding your problems will make your illness bigger if you're depressed. Spending time with family is a way to fight it. You should start medicines as well if your physician prescribes you to do so.
Making time for yourself within the busy and hectic schedule is a way of caring for your. You should start loving yourself more to fight against a depressed mind. As we all know depression is curable once you and your near ones start caring for you more.