Depression | What it is? What To Do to Deal With Depression?

by BetterLYF Wellness Online Counselling Psychologist

Depression a type of mental illness that are affecting millions of people lives. According to the latest statistics depression 17 million adults in the United States live with depression. Depression a type of mix of sadness, loss, or anger. Everyone feels low or sad at any point in his life, but depression is more than just a case of these feelings, It can make you feel sick. Many people doing ok by working out on their problems by themselves but some types of feeling can not handle by own they need some profession and different type of approaches. A question arises in every person's mind i.e. how I can identify the depression? 

Symptoms of Depression

Here are some common symptoms of depression that you can find in a person who is in depression and need help. 

  1. Difficulty making decisions. 
  2. Unexplained physical problems. 
  3. Bearish mood
  4. Resolute feelings of sadness.
  5. Social isolation
  6. Excessive fatigue.
  7. No interest in enjoyable actions.
  8. Significant weight gain or loss.
  9. Restlessness or agitation.
  10. Laziness.

Types of Depression

Now you able to identify the depression but the second thing is the type of depression. Types generally can be referred to as based on the symptoms and treatments. Here are some main types of depression. 

  1. Major Depressive Disorder
  2. Persistent Depressive Disorder
  3. Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder (PMDD)

Treatment for Depression

A wide range of depression treatments available now. Here is a list of some main methods to treat the depression. 


Medications are there from a long time ago to treat the depression. Medications like Tricyclic antidepressants, Zulresso and Spravato are saving people lives from depression. 


Psychotherapy is a powerful treatment for medication and the research backs this up. A person who is in depression can overcome with the Psychotherapy. Now there are various Psychotherapist available near you, What you need to do just look for them. 

Self-Help Strategies

People can help themselves by adding some changes in their lifestyle. What they need to do exercise regularly, maintain good sleep hygiene, Adding a healthy diet and also join some support group. 

Hope you got the idea of depression. If you or you're loved once need help to deal with the depression then make them see a counsellor or a therapist. If they don't want to leave their comfort zone then there is an option for them, Online depression counselling, Online counselling is same as traditional counselling. visit here to read more.  

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