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is Depression a mental condition?

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Do I have any mental condition?

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replied September 10th, 2012
Depression Answer A38569

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You seem to be suffering from anxiety and depression. Sadness of mood is again a mood fluctuation. Before going for any kind of self medication, it must be recognized that the problems you are having as suicidal tendencies are pathological and need treatment and are not just behavioral fluctuations.
You need to consult a psychotherapist for exact diagnosis.

Some simple measures that can help you include-
1. Practice relaxation exercises like yoga, deep breathing exercises, etc.

2.Do a regular workout or exercise like aerobics.

3. Decrease sugar intake in your diet.

4. Indulge in some interesting hobbies.

5.Listen to music , go to parks or picnics with friends, etc.

These will relax your tension to a large extent and you will find your life interesting. There are some drugs which can help you in early recovery but these should be taken only after proper consultation with your doctor.Counselling sessions are also available whch help a lot . Kindly talk to your parents regarding this.

Take care!

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