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Depression

What is depression?

Depression is a serious medical illness that affects how an individual feels, thinks and acts. It causes feelings of persistent sadness and loss of interest in daily activities also that were of interest earlier. It can affect anyone irrespective of age, gender, and profession. Depression also impacts a person’s professional life as it leads to absenteeism and loss of productivity. It is also one of the major reasons for suicides around the world which is the worst effect of depression. Although everyone feels upset at one point of time or the other, it is considered depression if the symptoms persist for a period of more than two weeks.

Types:
  • Major depressive disorder
  • Persistent depressive disorder
  • Bipolar disorder
  • Postpartum depression
  • Premenstrual dysphoric disorder
  • Seasonal affective disorder
  • Atypical depression
Signs and Symptoms:
  • Sleeplessness or excessive sleep
  • Loss of appetite
  • Lack of concentration
  • Reduced energy levels
  • Liking for isolation
  • Headache
  • Digestive problems
  • Muscle pains
Why choose Homeopathy?

Various factors like life events, genetic factors, childhood trauma, medications used for other ailments, and personality of the individual lead to depression that need to be understood well before starting the treatment. Homeopathy treatments deal with both the physical and emotional aspects of a patient and hence, it is easier for a homeopathic doctor to understand the root cause that led to depression in a patient. The antidepressants suggested in conventional medicine treatments have side effects and are generally not good for children and adolescents. However, homeopathy treatment is safe for patients of all ages.

Depression
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