What To Do If You're Depressed

Wednesday, 08 Dec 2010 11:08 AM

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You might be asking yourself the question, “What should I do when I am depressed?" Fortunately, there are solutions to this problem. However, if the situation is unmanageable, you should seek help from a qualified medical professional.

There are many things you can do to help your depression. Talking to someone who has a therapeutic effect, whether it's a friend or a therapist, is one solution. Sharing with others is the best way of getting rid of the emotional burden. If you can share your thoughts with a relative or friend, it may help There is also a depression helpline available through which you can get the emotional load off your chest.

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Another way to help lessen your depression is by getting a pet. A dog or cat can be your loving companion and will provide you unconditional love and affection.The activities you do for the pet, like feeding, bathing, taking them to the vet, etc., will keep you busy and reduce your depression.
 
It is also important to keep in touch with positive people and keep negative people out of your life as much as possible. It should be understood that positive people will have a positive influence on you that is good for your emotional well being. This is one way to heal from your depression. Negative people will curse the people around them or their circumstances and this can keep you stuck in your depression.

Other ways to heal from depression include doing yoga, going for a swim, or taking a walk with a friend. All these activities have healing effects and may help you come out of your depression.
 
If you are currently in a bout of depression, you may suffer from depression headaches. These resemble migraines and make you feel terrible. The best depression help in such a situation is to consult a psychiatrist who can prescribe you relevant medication. Sometimes, with severe depression, patients are known to have depression heart attacks. To avoid this situation, keep in touch with a medical professional and take your prescribed medications on time.
 
To help your depression, your doctor may suggest a change of situation like going on a vacation or visiting some relatives or friends, so that your mind gets a chance to refresh itself.

These are some of the ways to treat depression. Remember, your will power is most important for keeping any situation under control.

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