Depression Fatigue

Studies show that people who are suffering from depression are more than 4 times as likely to develop fatigue. Similarly, those who are experiencing extreme fatigue are nearly 3 times more likely to struggle with depression. In this article, you’ll find out more about why depression and fatigue often go together and what you can do to treat them. First, it’s important to understand that depression is a common mental illness. On the other hand, fatigue is a symptom and not an illness. Fatigue is a common symptom of many illnesses. It’s also of the most common symptoms of depression.  Does depression cause fatigue? Clinical depression…

Depression Fatigue

New Depression Treatment

Are you looking for a new depression treatment option? First, it’s important to understand that depression can be treated and there are lots of different kinds of treatment for depression out there. It’s just a matter of finding the right ones that work best for you. In this article, you’ll find out more about some of the new depression treatments that might help you feel better. New Depression Drugs Most mild to moderate types of depression are usually successfully treated by natural depression treatments alone. However, most people who are struggling with severe depressive symptoms may need medical cures, such as antidepressants and oth…

New Depression Treatment

Why Am I So Depressed? – 10 More Possible Reasons

There are so many possible reasons that might have led you to feel depressed. Following on from an earlier article “Why Am I Depressed? – 10 possible reasons”, you can read about 10 more things that you can start to change to help overcome your depression. If you find things on the following list that apply to you, make a note of them and do what you can to work on them to help speed up your recovery. 1. Unrealistic expectations.  Many people expect their life to be easy, and become depressed and disappointed when it isn’t. Life is difficult for many of us, much of the time.  Difficulties and problems come as part of living. On t…

Why am I so depressed?

Rugby Player Clyde Rathbone Opens Up About Overcoming Depression

In a news report for the Canberra Times, ACT Brumbies rugby player Clyde Rathbone shares about his depression recovery. Rathbone said that he was somehow lucky that he was able to deal with depression in private, unlike other famous sport celebrities with mental illness like swimmer Ian Thorpe and cricketer Jonathan Trott, who battled depression under the media spotlight. Trott made the decision to leave the Ashes tour in Australia in order to deal with his mental health.  Furthermore, Rathbone suggests that instead of scrutinizing people with mental illness, it’s best to rescue others by asking simple questions, starting conversat…

Overcoming Depression

Why Am I Depressed? – 10 Possible Reasons

After establishing that you’re depressed, it can be useful to work out what might have caused your depression. This can help you identify and remove some of the factors that might slow down your recovery. In this article, we will look at 10 of those possible factors and what you might do about them.  It’s been said that depression is caused by a change in brain chemistry. But this may not be the case or the reason why you’re depressed. It’s just as likely that the brain chemistry changes as a result of being depressed, rather than the root cause of depression.  Nobody gets depressed on purpose. It usually happens as a result of …

Why Am I Depressed

What Is Endogenous Depression?

There are many types of depression classified by doctors. One of these types is Endogenous Depression. This term has been used for many years to describe depressive disorder based on its cause, rather than its symptoms. This article contains some useful information that will help you understanding more about what Endogenous Depression is.  What does Endogenous Depression mean? In order to define this kind of depressive disorder, you first need to understand the meaning of the word ‘Endogenous’. Endogenous means “having an internal cause or origin”. Therefore a definition of Endogenous Depression is that the cause of the mental illnes…

Endogenous Depression

Am I Depressed?

You might be wondering “am I depressed, or maybe just sad?”. ‘Depression’ is often given out as a very quick and common diagnosis to people who are feeling emotionally low or ‘out of sorts’. Often that depression diagnosis can be wrong, and people can be given inappropriate treatment by mistake. There are a few things that can mimic many of the signs of being depressed. Even if you have a formal diagnosis of depression, it does’t necessarily mean that you are depressed. It’s well known that there is quite a high misdiagnosis rate, especially among certain groups, such as teenagers and the elderly. Here you’ll get some straight questions you…

Am I Depressed?