WHAT IS DEPRESSION:
By starting this debate its important to know what actually depression is:
“ Depression is serious insanity that has a very dismissive impact on how a person feels. Due to depression, a person feels sad, unproductive, less motivated towards daily life activities and it can cause distinguished emotional and physical problems”.
As depression is a major life problem luckily there are various ways to treat
SYMPTOMS OF DEPRESSION:
The signs and symptoms of depression vary from person to person as people deal differently with their depression. These various signs and symptoms of depression as follows:
1. Loss of hunger or appetite.
2. Lack of sleep and rest or oversleeping.
3. Struggling to focus and concentrate on work or basic life issues.
4. Dropping inattentiveness.
5. Being emotionally unstable like feeling sad, angry, hopeless.
6. Changes in mood such as being annoyed easily.
7. Feeling tired and deficiency of energy, for even small tasks in daily routine.
8. Suicidal thoughts.
9. Panic attacks.
10 Different Ways Managing Depression
As many doctors or psychiatrists will recommend treating your depression without medications. Because Antidepressants may harm your health and your body. There may be several side effects of these medications used against depression. So here we will discuss 10 different methods to manage depression using natural methods as following.
1) DIET CONTROL:
As food is the basic source of energy to overcome daily life activities. If we eat good and healthy food it will directly influence our mood and the energy our body requires to run daily life activities which in turn will reduce depression and stress.
Various lack of nutrients may lead to depression symptoms. Or lack of vitamin D which is the main source of healthy nutrition is a big cause of depression. So various nutritionists recommend taking Vitamin D supplements.
Depression may lead to overeating so give a try to control your overeating habit to reduce depression which will make you feel better. To treat depression try adding vegetables, nuts, fruits, milk etc to your daily diet.
2) DAILY EXERCISE:
Exercise has a huge impact on your mood and your mood directly dealt with your increase or decrease in depression. Starting your day with 30-40 minutes of exercise, stretching, and yoga helps to improve your mood and you will feel better all day and it is good to get you out of your depression.
Meditate take deep breathes so that you can inhale the fresh air into your body and immediately your mind will start feeling better and there will be a very positive impact against your depression.
3) Better sleep:
Sleep is the most important thing for our body. Because if our body and brain have not enough rest and sleep it will immediately not function well. People dealing with depression usually have trouble sleeping or trouble getting enough rest.
As there is no rest and in the night your eyes haven’t been shut it definitely leads to overthinking which gives a rise in depression.
According to researchers getting yourself a proper routine of sleeping on time and waking up on time is the best way to manage your sleep. Avoid caffeine at night because it will not let you sleep. Have a light dinner at night so that your stomach doesn’t cause any trouble in your sleep.
Also, avoid oversleeping make yourself a routine so that you can sleep early and wake up early which will lead you to start a good day without any depression.
4) ENGAGE ON YOUR RESPONSIBILITES:
As depression keeps you away from performing your daily life activities. It makes you feel dizzy and unmotivated. Do not let depression take on your daily important responsibilities. Try to engage yourself in your daily life important activities.
5) GET A SCHEDULED ROUTINE:
Keep yourself in routine. Like wake up early exercise, take a hot shower, eat a healthy breakfast and then break into your goals. It will help you to deal with your depression.
6) FIGHT AGAINST YOUR NEGATIVE THOUGHTS:
Try to overcome your negative thoughts. Feeling bad about yourself, feeling hopeless, carrying the guilt for no good reason will often lead you to depression. As all of these things make no sense to your life. So try to grip your positive thoughts to help fight your negative thoughts.
7) TRY TO ENJOY YOURSELF:
Give yourself some space, give yourself some time and try to enjoy the things that make you happy. Even if you are feeling depressed the things you use enjoy no longer seem joyful to you. Try to overcome your depression and start enjoying yourself by doing what makes you feel happy.
8) SPENDING TIME WITH LOVED ONES:
Give your time to people who really care about you. Try spending your time with people who give you positive energy. Try to give your precious time to people who make you feel good about yourself.
9) AVOID NEGATIVE PEOPLE:
Negative people are the main cause of getting a person depressed. People who make you feel guilty, people who make feel bad about yourself. Try to avoid such people as they are very bad for your mental health. Cut off the relationships that make you feel disappointed nothing is more important to you than your mental health.
10) REDUCE USAFE OF CAFFEINE:
Taking too much caffeine is not good for your health. If you take tea, coffee, etc in the morning it’s fine but avoid taking caffeine in the night as it will disturb your sleep badly. Avoid taking too much caffeine and don’t make it an addiction that will lead to depression.