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Depression Home Remedies - How to Get Rid of Depression

Depression is a serious medical illness. Depression may occur only once in a person's life. This is generally seen as quite distinct from the diagnosis of clinical depression Depression is much more than grieving or a bout of the blues. People of all ages and races suffer from depression. Depression is a disorder that affects your thoughts, moods, feelings, behavior and even your physical health. Depression is so common that over 1 in 5 Americans can expect to get some form of depression in their lifetime. Over 1 in 20 Americans have a depressive disorder every year. Women are almost twice as likely as men to experience a depressive episode throughout their lives. Those who seem to be most likely to experience depression are married women, women in poverty, adolescents, and unmarried men. Fortunately, there are many highly effective treatments for depression today that alleviate much of the suffering associated with depressive symptoms. Other times depression seems to occur spontaneously with no identifiable specific cause.

Depressive disorders come in different forms such as major depression and less severe type of depression, dysthymia. Depressed mood is generally situational and reactive, and associated with grief, loss, or a major social transition. Reactions to events, often a loss, are perhaps the most obvious causes of depression . This loss may be obvious, such as the death of a loved one, or having moved from one home to another, or less obvious, such as disillusionment about one's career prospects. A significant disappointment, such as when a trusted professional fails to provide expected helpful assistance may trigger a discouraged response. Sometimes a stressful life event triggers depression. Medications are available that are generally safe and effective, even for the most severe depression. With proper treatment, most people with serious depression improve, often within weeks, and can return to normal daily activities

Home Remedies for Depression

  • Boil some seeds of cardamom in water with tea. It will give a very pleasing aroma to the tea.
  • Ashwagandha , Brahmi give relief to the brain. Make a tea from equal proportions of ashvagandha and brahmi (about 1/3 to 1/2 teaspoon each), steep in a cup of water for about 10 minutes, and drink 2 or 3 times a day.
  • Lying down, in a dark room, maybe getting a 1/2 hour of sleep,will always make you feel better.
  • Another domestic remedy for depression is a tea made of Indian basil (tulsi) and sage. Use 1/4 teaspoon tulsi and 1/2 teaspoon of sage per cup of hot water; drink twice a day.
  • Flowers that smell good, colorful lights, and sunshine are all good in helping with depression. Just getting some fresh air can help too
  • Get plenty of sleep and don't stay up late being idle. Sleep greatly improves or worsens my symptoms depending on the amount. Late at night is the worst time, especially if you are alone.
  • Cook 3-4 tablespoons of oatmeal to 1 cup of rice milk or soy milk, boil and stir for a minute on law temperature. Can add nuts, almonds, dried fruits, maple syrup or honey.
  • Eat: Nuts, cheese and a spoon of apple cider vinegar in a glass of water.
  • Warm avocado leaves and put them on forehead.



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