Most people feel better with antidepressant medication, psychological support or both.
Is, also, important, People who are close to someone with depressive symptoms can recognize them in time, to help him and support him as much as possible.
See what are the symptoms of depression that are easily perceived, as long as one knows what one is "looking for" in one's behavior:
1. Sleep problems
Depression is a mental illness, but it can affect your body as well as your mind. Sleep problems, for example, can be a symptom of depression. The difficulty in falling asleep, but also restless sleep with many breaks are often symptoms. From the other side, some people may go to extremes and sleep too many hours a day.
2. Chest pain
Chest pain can be a symptom of a heart problem, of the lungs, or the stomach. But sometimes it can be a symptom of depression. Αυτή η ψυχική κατάσταση μπορεί να αυξήσει τον κίνδυνο των καρδιακών παθήσεων. also, people who have had a heart attack are more likely to be depressed.
3. Fatigue and exhaustion
If you feel so tired, so you have no energy for your daily tasks (even when you sleep or rest a lot), αυτό μπορεί να είναι ένα σημάδι ότι έχετε κατάθλιψη. According to a large survey, People suffering from depression are more than four times more likely to develop unexplained fatigue, while people with fatigue are almost three times more likely to become depressed.
4. Muscle aches and joint pains
Pain and depression are closely linked. The daily "struggle" with a chronic pain can increase the risk of depression. Και η ψυχική ασθένεια η ίδια μπορεί να οδηγήσει σε πόνο, because the two diseases "share" the chemical messengers that carry signals to the brain. People with depression are three times more likely to develop chronic pain.
5. Digestive problems
Our brain and digestive system are closely linked and that is why many people have stomachaches or nausea, when they are stressed or anxious. Depression can also cause symptoms such as nausea, indigestion, diarrhea, or constipation.
People with depression often have headaches. Μια μελέτη έδειξε ότι τα άτομα με μείζονα κατάσταση της νόσου είναι τρεις φορές πιο πιθανό να υποφέρουν από ημικρανίες και τα άτομα με ημικρανίες έχουν πέντε φορές περισσότερες πιθανότητες να πάθουν κατάθλιψη.
7. Changes in appetite or body weight
Some people lose their appetite, when they feel depressed. Others, they can not stop eating, as they feel that this soothes their frustration or unhappiness. The result can be sudden weight loss or gain and, with weight loss, corresponding lack of energy. Depression has been linked to eating disorders such as bulimia, anorexia and overeating. To women, the link between depression and anorexia or bulimia is stronger.
8. Pain on the back
Chronic back pain can contribute to the problem. But the opposite can also happen. People with depression can be four times more likely to have neck and back pain.
9. Sexual problems
A person with depression may lose interest in sex. People with depression are more likely to use alcohol and other substances, which can reduce their sexual drive and mood. Some prescription drugs (including those for the treatment of depression) can also adversely affect a depressed person's libido.