Review of Some, Medical Causes for Depression

The following article looks at some unfamiliar causes of depression. Albeit, there are plenty of examples to choose from in the study literature.

What is depression

Depression is a mood disorder that involves a persistent feeling of sadness and loss of interest. It is different from the mood fluctuations that people regularly experience as a part of life.

 Most of us feel sad, lonely, or depressed at times. It’s a normal reaction to loss, life’s struggles, or an injured self-esteem.
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Causes of Anxiety within intimate relationships

It is usual for all people in relationships to have their ups and downs.  After all, no two people are alike, and we share a vast amount of personal information that we wouldn’t necessarily feel comfortable sharing with others. 

However, any relationship requires a certain amount of giving and acceptance, and this should naturally be a reciprocal process.

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Overcome your fear

The first thing you need to understand about fear is that everyone is afraid. Fear is a raw human emotion that has kept us alive for hundreds of thousands of years. 

Without a healthy sense of fear, our ancestors would have been eaten by sabre-toothed tigers or T-rexes straight off the bat.

Fear is what stops you from taking unnecessary risks and getting yourself into serious trouble.

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Are your emotions spiralling out of control!

It’s easy to think of emotions as being positive or negative, but it can be helpful to see them merely as information - whether they be good, bad or indifferent.  An emotional feeling is just your body’s way of telling you that something around you needs your attention.  For example, when you hear a sudden loud noise, you feel scared.

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Living with a mental health problem

If you believe someone you know is displaying a change in behaviour or mood which you feel may be potential red flags of poor mental health/mental illness.  Many people have mental health concerns from time to time. 

But a mental health concern, then becomes a mental illness when ongoing signs and symptoms affect your ability to function independently.  

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Five Benefits of Daily Optimism

There is increasing evidence that being optimistic about life has measurable benefits, not just for your mental health, but your physical well-being too. 

Scientific studies have shown that as you become happier, your life will improve in all sorts of ways. You’re even likely to have a longer life, just from being more hopeful and optimistic.

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This could make your social anxiety worse.

People who suffer from Social Anxiety Disorder become very adept at avoidance or safety behaviours.

It’s a natural reaction to something that feels bad, and of course, they will do whatever it takes to avoid those situations.  

But unwittingly, they are reinforcing their anxiety and even making it worse. Have a look at the common avoidance behaviours, and see if in trying to minimise exposure, you’re feeding the beast.

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