depression symptoms

Depression Symptoms

There is a common confusion between clinical depression and feeling depressed.  Yes, there is a difference!  Many of us will feel upset, lonely and depressed at times; this is a common reaction to particular events like loss, daily struggles and/or an injured self-esteem.  However, when these depressive emotions become overwhelming lasting for prolonged periods of time they can prevent you from living a normal, active and functioning life.  It is at this point when you should begin questioning whether or not you have clinical depression and must seek out professional help.

depression symptoms

If left untreated,  depression symptoms or clinical  depression can worsen.  If left unidentified for a long period of time, sometimes years, the symptoms can cause painful emotional distress and in some cases suicide.  In fact, one of every ten people suffering from major depression will commit suicide.  Read more »

Effect of Exercise on Depression

In case you are struggling with depression, likelihood of going to the gym or running in the morning is not on your mind but maybe it should be! Research has shown exercising for half and hour, 3 to 5 days per week, could considerably improve your symptoms of depression.

 

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Scientists believe vigorous cardio exercises, such as running or Stairmaster, creates the most remarkable improvements, but say almost any kind of workout routines has the potential to better your mood. Read more »

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