Depression also called clinical depression is a mood disorder. It causes persistent feeling of sadness, sense of loss and loss of interest in life in general. Causes may include chemical imbalance in the brain or stressful life events such as a loss of a loved one. These persistent feelings can lead to a range of physical and emotional conditions.
- Sleeplessness, excess of sleep or restless sleep
- Lack of concentration
- Lack of appetite
- Low energy level
- Thoughts of suicide
- Social withdrawal
The mainstay treatment is talk therapy with a trained psychologist or psychiatrist. And medical treatments that act on the chemical imbalance in the brain are also useful treatments to treat depression. Clinical depression can be effectively treated with homeopathy. And, early treatment prevents the likelihood of serious recurrences.
Ignatia Amara is the key homeopathic remedy in treating depression. While Aurum Metallicum is used to treat when suicidal thoughts are present. Under any circumstances, no homeopathic remedy should be taken without consulting a certified homeopathy.
Untreated clinical depression is a serious problem. Untreated depression increases the chance of risky behaviors such as drug or alcohol addiction. It also can ruin relationships, cause problems at work, and make it difficult to overcome serious illnesses.
Frequently Asked Qustions
Is depression is treatable?
Depression is the most treatable of all mental illnesses. About 60 percent to 80 percent of depressed people can be treated successfully. Depending on the case, various kinds of therapies seem to work. Treatments such as psychotherapy and support groups help people deal with major changes in life.
Is depression a form of mental illness?
Depression is a common mental disorder that causes people to experience depressed mood, loss of interest or pleasure, feelings of guilt or low self-worth, disturbed sleep or appetite, low energy, and poor concentration. Depression is different from feeling down or sad.