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Published on December 17th, 2012 | by AJ


How Depression Can Affect The Lives Of Everyone

Depression affects thousands worldwide every day. This condition is so common that many people do not realize that they have a problem until it is too late. Others around them do not recognize the symptoms of the condition either, and this can be very dangerous.

Many causes of this disorder can be the culprit of feeling so low. Typical stress can be so overwhelming that it can cause someone to feel lower than usual. Money troubles and even kids who act up in school can be triggers for the disorder. For children, it could be bullies or low grades. Teachers who seem to pick on certain students can cause feelings of low self esteem which in turn lead to this condition.

The worst of the symptoms is suicide. Other symptoms are feelings of impending doom, rapid heart beat, shortness of breath, inconsistent crying, avoiding normal daily activities, and sexual problems. As the feelings grow and the neurons in the brain tend to misfire, the symptoms get worse. Some people can pull themselves out of the feelings, while others will need psychiatric therapy and sometimes medication to help.

Other symptoms can be simple and seem to be just another day in the regular world. Feeling frustrated seems to be a normal feeling for anyone. However, the frustration is a peak of the iceberg of this disorder. It simply is a repercussion to the original symptoms.

Time can heal many wounds, but this disorder may need assistance to help it go away. Therapists, psychologists and preachers are good to speak with to see what can be done to help the symptoms go away. A friend over for coffee is another way to talk it out and see if it can help. Other times, it can take a series of medical attention.

Children suffer as much as adults do from depression. For children and teens, it can be a lot harder to express what is going on inside of their minds. These children can often be misdiagnosed as having a bad day rather than the actual disorder. Every year, although unfortunate, hundreds of children and teens commit suicide simply because of not being able to get the feelings out in the open properly.

Each person is different, and manic bouts of this disorder affects the person in different ways than others. Manic depression is a serious condition that requires medical attention immediately. Minor levels of this condition can often be worked out by relaxing and doing something the person enjoys doing. However, if it is not treat appropriately, the condition worsens, affecting not only the person but those around them as well.

Depression is no laughing matter. Getting help and admitting the need for help is the best thing a person can do to avoid serious side effects. The times have changed in medical technology, and help is available in many different ways. Whether the person speaks to a spiritual leader, a friend or a therapist, someone will be there to listen and help. Seek help before the condition gets to the worst of symptoms.

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