Depression

A Low Mood Disorder

What is Depression

Depression is a brain disorder that effects moods/emotions.


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What Are The Symptoms

A persistent feeling sadness loss of interest
Depression isn't a weakness nor its something that can simply
Irritability or frustrations or for small matters
Insomnia excessive sleeping
Irritability or angry outburst
Sadness or feeling empty everywhere
Don't feel like loved or fit into anything,
Stay home, fail, school work and get bad grades

Body systems affected

Immune System- You get sick more
Cardiovascular-High blood pressure, heart beats faster,blood vessels get tighter,heart works harder leads high blood pressure.


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Depression Graph

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When you don't have Depression

*Body moves better and sleep better

*You concentrate and focused better

*You don't have any aches and pains

*We will eat better and not gain weight




Hows Is It Diagnosed?

People let the doctor know that it is hard.

To Do Activities Like,

*Work
*School

*Keeping Touch With Friends

*No Interests In Hobbies

*Home problems

Although very common, depression is often ignored or misdiagnosed and left untreated. Such inattention can be life-threatening; major depression, in particular, has a high suicide rate.



Onset

Hereditary in the genes or it can be a loss of something or someone significant.

Having a challenging day or week or someone being hurtful towards you.





Prognosis

Someone can come out of Depression with the help of Medications and the doctors
help too.

How It Treated?

The way to treat Depression is to go to therapy and counseling. The other is take medications to help you feel better about yourself.


Connections

Owen Wilson was so depressed he wanted suicide. I thought condition was interesting to me and wanted to learn more about Depression.


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