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depression is is blocking me from being myself.

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I've been depressed for about 6 months now, and it has been dramatically getting worse. I want to know what I can do to make my brain function properly again.

Here are my symptoms:

- Can't think clearly (struggle to form sentences or coherent thoughts)
- Mild headache
- Things look blurry
- Struggle to feel emotion (apart from sadness)
- Pounding head (particularly in the morning)
- High pitched sound in my head
- Black floating dots in eyesight
- Pressure behind eyes
- Feel sleepy even though I've been sleeping properly
- And most of all, EXTREMELY bad memory. I started a new job recently and have to constantly ask how to do basic tasks that I have been taught before.

A month ago, despite my depression, I still could think clearly and coherently. I was planning to go to University and I met an amazing girl online that is going to Uni in my country. I really want to meet her but feel like this mental condition is blocking me from being myself. It's really destroying my life

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replied September 15th, 2014
Mental Conditions Answer A49232
Hello and Welcome

I appreciate your concern.

I would suggest you consult a psychiatrist
so thet a Mini mental state exam is performed.
to ascertain depression and or anxiety,
Meds can be adjusted afterwards in addition
to cognitive behavioral therapy. Yoga and meditation ,
too have proven benefit in addition to relaxing exercise

Please consult your doctor for a workup for GLAUCOMA AND MIGRAINE as your history indicates both.

Let me know if you have any query

wishing you best of health


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