Symptoms Of Depression

About "Symptoms Of Depression"

Everybody feels sad at some point in there life, but if the feeling lasts for a long time and starts affecting one's life, then it is termed as clinical depression. The symptoms of depression are hopelessness, irritability, anxiousness, fatigue, loss of appetite, disinterest in everything, sleep problems, etc.

Related Terms: Depression, Anxiety, Antidepressants, Escitalopram, Ssri, Stress, Depressive Disorder

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I have crying spells and I get angry easily. Are these symptoms of depression?
Query: Hello doctor, I am going through a mental breakdown. I give up on everything very easily. If I am at home, I tend to cry a lot thinking about my future. I am scared that my future is going to be bad. I try making up myself and getting strong. I get angry immediately and hurt others verbally and the...  Read Full »
Dr. Ashok Kumar Choudhary

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your query and understand your concerns. First of all, I would like to inform you that the presence of mental breakdown in addition to irritability with sudden outbursts of anger, hopelessness, excessive concern about the future, fearfulness, sadness, crying spe...  Read Full »
What are the symptoms of depression?
Query: Hello doctor, How do you know when you are depressed and should see a doctor?  Read Full »
Dr. Ashok Kumar Choudhary

Answer: Hi, Welcome to The cardinal symptoms of depression are following, and these should be present for at least for two weeks: Depressed mood. Anhedonia (inability to feel pleasure from activities that are usually found enjoyable). Significant weight change or change in appetite. Ins...  Read Full »
I have irritability and crying spells. Please help me.
Query: Hey doctor, I am suffering from a constant headache, irritability when someone speaks loud or in a noisy area, muscle pain near shoulders, sometimes dizziness, fatigue, tiredness, and crying spells. During my university lectures, I can sit for 10 to 15 minutes but then suddenly, I feel dizziness an...  Read Full »
Dr. Vishal Anilkumar Gandhi

Answer: Hello, Welcome to it is all symptoms of depression. You need to take antidepressants medications for short time. You can do some other nonpharmacological way to deal with your depression. Start daily exercise for 30 to 40 minutes just go for a walk, eat healthy food, avoid junk food, ...  Read Full »
Why do I feel restless, tired, and sleepy all the time?
Query: Hi doctor, I feel my legs are restless and lack energy. I am feeling tired with frequent yawning and sleepiness in daytime. Sometimes, I feel nervous and vertigo while walking. Please suggest a medicine. I had Escitalopram 10 mg bd, but it did not work well. My other medication list is attached for...  Read Full »
Dr. Kumarshri Shriniwas Saraswat
Psychologist Counsellor

Answer: Hi, Welcome to The symptoms described by you are symptoms of depression which are due to low dopamine levels. Escitalopram increases serotonin levels and there is a dopamine deficit remaining in most patients. My advice would be to add Bupropion (Bupron XL) 150 mg to existing drugs. Y...  Read Full »
How to overcome sleep disturbances associated with irritation and anger?
Query: Hello doctor, I do not know where I should start. How will I tell you what exactly I feel? As I do not know either I was happy or sad, I cannot express what I think. I do not want to live, and I do not like to talk with my best friends, the family. They, ask me something about which I need to answe...  Read Full »
Dr. Krishan Kumar Sharma

Answer: Hello, Welcome to All problem you mentioned are core symptoms of depression are sadness, low mood, lethargy, disturbed sleep, low self-esteem, irritability, suicidal thoughts, decreased concentration. I think you should consult a psychiatrist, personally. Usually, there is insomnia i...  Read Full »
How to cure a person suffering from depression with strange behavior?
Query: Hi doctor, My sister is showing some strange attitude. She says that she is hearing a strange voice and acting strangely. Are these due to depression? What are the symptoms of depression? What are the causes of depression? Before three years, she was treated for depression, and still on medication....  Read Full »
Dr. Ajit Naik
Psychologist Counsellor

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Hearing a strange voice is a symptom of psychosis which can be a symptom of depression. Low mood, lack of interest in previously pleasurable activities and lethargy are some significant symptoms of depression. Genetic cause, a reaction in an unhealthy way to a life stress...  Read Full »
How to overcome the feeling of hopelessness?
Query: Hello doctor, I am a 55-year-old man. I have been suffering from depression for the last five months. I have been feeling tired and hopeless. I want your help for recovery. I am currently on Fluvoxin 50 mg BD.  Read Full »
Dr. K V Anand

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I understand your concern. Depressive disorder or depression is a neurochemical disorder. A suicidal tendency is one main symptom of depression. You should be able to distinguish between mental disease and mental disorder. Your problem is a mental disorder and not ...  Read Full »
Which specialist should I meet for my fever, headache and depression?
Query: Hi doctor, I am suffering from fever since last two months. The fever is on and off. I was also admitted in hospital for two days. I have headaches and eye infection. I am also suffering from depression and crying for things without any reason. Which specialist should I meet for my problem? I have ...  Read Full »
Dr. Rajyaguru

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I think you should consult a psychiatrist as an outpatient first, then an ophthalmologist and lastly a physician. The symptoms of depression and crying without reason are emotional liability and that would be treated by a psychiatrist. If you want me to suggest, then I c...  Read Full »
How to minimize forgetfulness and disturbed sleep?
Query: Hi doctor, For a while, my memory has been really bad. A recent event with my memory is as follows. My alarm goes off at 7:04 AM and I looked at my clock at 7:05 AM and I could not remember how my alarm had gone off, which was only a minute later. But, things I memorized before some years are still ...  Read Full »
Dr. Nidhi Jain Bukharia
Psychologist Counsellor

Answer: Hi, Welcome to By your two symptoms, it is not possible for me now, to provide you the exact diagnosis. Forgetfulness, sometimes a symptom of depression. It is called pseudodementia. Disturbed sleep and restlessness can also be associated with it. But, for diagnosis of depression, othe...  Read Full »
How to get over the negative experiences I had in the past?
Query: Hello doctor, I am an 18 year old female. I have been feeling low. I feel sad, irritated and angry most of the times. It has been going on and off this way for the past five years. There are certain eating issues too. I do not feel like eating. I do not get hungry. I just eat one meal a day. And som...  Read Full »
Dr. Lisa Barros Mascarenhas

Answer: Hello, Welcome to You seem to have gone through a lot. From what you have told me, you seem to have had features of PTSD (post-traumatic stress disorder) and could be having symptoms of depression and eating disorder. My advice to you would be to personally visit a psychiatrist...  Read Full »


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