Leading Causes Of Depression And Anxiety In Women - Discover 5 Things To Avoid To Regain Your Life

The results of anxiety can manifest itself differently from person to person. Some people feel panicky and have trouble breathing, may pass out, and do not want to be in public places in case an attack comes on. Others become irritated and snappy and have a hard time controlling their emotions.

Still others find themselves in a state of depression, unable to function correctly, becoming non-responsive to others, refusing to participate in real world activities, withdrawing into themselves and becoming self destructive by overeating, drinking or sleeping constantly.

Fortunately, depression & anxiety medication can help to manage the symptoms associated with anxiety produced depression.

There is some debate by medical and mental professionals about what causes what. The "What came first? The chicken or the egg" debate translates into "What came first? The chronic pain or the depression?" TRUE Fibromyalgia experts, researchers and others know that the chronic pain of FM & overlapping conditions leads to depression and anxiety.

With the choices that are available, only a doctor will be able to determine whether or not an anxiety medication is right for you.

While you can discuss the pros and cons of different anxiety medications such as Zoloft, Paxil, Klonopin and Xanax, your doctor should ultimately decide which of these medications, or their generic counterparts as they apply, will best serve you in your current condition.

Another culprit that causes your condition is that you never have a minute to yourself. Closely linked to the above but different in that this refers to you not having an "alone time". When last did you visit with you BFF Stacy or your favorite cousin Ashley? Okay how about, when last did you go on a trip by yourself, or just take a walk by yourself? Or just do something for you?

Having a source of understanding or outlet in conjunction with your depression anxiety medication, you can find the strength to get better and lead a mentally healthier life.Most of us do experience occasional outbreaks of anxiety or momentary depression, at least once or twice in our lifetime. 

Anxiousness, changing or swinging moods, shifting metal attitude and a short term depression are all so common to millions of people all over the world. Low intensity anxiety and depression also work as positive parameters, when we can prepare for a pending task or take precious time to reflect on our actions, and regroup our effort in order to get success in life.

Hormonal fluctuations is another biggie. For most women this occurs at least once a month, sometimes twice depending on their menstrual cycles or if they've just gone into menopause. 

Or if they feel they have just gotten that first wrinkle on their forehead or a number of issues really. Some of these may be physical due to the decreased hormonal production that going through menopause causes but mostly it is emotional. To counteract this, you should work on your mindset. Think of it like this; we are older at this stage of this article than we were when we both started reading/writing it (5 minutes ago!) 

Life goes on - prepare for the next stage of your life and stop clutching onto the past because it is just that...Past! That means that you can't do anything about it except worry right?

Another leading cause of depression and anxiety is weight gain brought about by a variety of reasons; childbearing, age, pressure from the opposite sex, job demands, et cetera, et cetera. At time no matter how the man in your life reassures you. 

your mirror often times comes out the winner - you listen to it more. To combat this cause of depression and anxiety, try to eat right. A healthy diet - natural foods, oatmeal cookies, veggies, no caffeine, skip the chocolate, throw out the sodas. How do you feel now?

Depression is possibly one of the most common mental conditions in the world today and almost 150 million people suffer from symptoms of depression. It is estimated that roughly one in four women and one in ten men can easily be diagnosed with depression, at some point in their lives, though very often it goes undiagnosed and usually disappears on it's own accord. 

They may not even know that what they are experiencing are symptoms of a treatable illness. Most visible signs of depression are often associated with that of daily work, when people tend to neglect even the most common of daily work like brushing their teeth. Other visible signs include intense sadness, helplessness, irritability and uncontrolled outbursts of anger. 

One of the most dangerous side signs is probably the tendency to think about committing suicide. Associated symptoms like memory lapses, slurred speech and lack of neuromuscular movement are not uncommon in the later and advanced stages of depression.

Anxiety and depression outbreaks can occur at any age and time. Most of these patients are usually very stubborn and often never believe that they are affected by the illness. Advanced stages of anxiety and depression require frequent hospitalization and intensive medical care and supervision. 

Unattended depression can also lead to further serious medical complications like psychosis, schizophrenia and mental disorder. However, proper medical care and regular counseling will help patients to recover from the ordeals of anxiety and depression.

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