What is Depression & Symptoms of Depression

If someone feeling unhappy for a very long time is called depression. The depression is also called (Major Depressive Disorder). This is very common but also very serious medical illness. That’s negatively effects on your mind like, how you feel, how you react and think etc. In our generation Luckily it is treatable. It causes loss of interest in activities which you enjoyed or feeling of sadness.

Symptoms of Depression

  • Feeling sad or having mood swings all the time
  • Loss of interest in activities which you enjoyed once
  • Weight loss or gain
  • Disturbance on bed or sleeping too much
  • Lack of energy
  • Feeling of guilty sometimes

Sometimes Depression can run in families. There is a genetic link to depression. We don’t know actually that there are many types of depressions with which some of people are suffering. Like, if you feel sad most of the time in your life and it effects your daily life it can called as a “Clinical Depression”. In this, doctors can treat his patient with medicine and gave some therapies also. If a person suffering from depression lasts for 2 years or longer, it’s called “persistent depressive disorder”. In this the person not eat enough or overeat sometimes, can’t make decision or lack of concentration occurs in their daily life.

In the pandemic time now-a-days many people are this problem, because some are jobless, there is no work to earn money or to feed their families. So, we are getting depressed sometimes. But we can fight against depression by changing are daily life routine.

There are some keys to prevent ourselves from depression and fighting against depression like, start yoga exercises, take Omega-3 in your daily meal. In Omega-3 we find fatty acid. It’s made up of fish but if you are vegetarian, you can use flaxseeds in your daily meal. Also start taking Vitamin-D and Vitamin-B in your food. Vitamin-D helps to regulate your mood swings & Vitamin-B helps to fight against the depression.