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What should I do if my anxiety turns into depression?

What should I do if my anxiety turns into depression?

Definately open up to the psych and not everyone clicks with their first psychs so if you dont feel comfortable with that one, seek out another. That is fine to do. As mental health is such a grey area to some, your friends etc may not recognise or want to ask how you are in case you say you are not and then they dont know what do to.

Why do people with depression have a hard time sleeping?

Well, that might be true for most, but people with severe depression may find it hard not to sleep all day. Often when people with depression wake up, they don’t feel rested at all. They don’t feel like they’ve slept. They have no energy and are still sleepy. This leads to nap after nap after nap,…

Can a panic attack turn into a depression?

Anxiety and or Panic attacks in general take a great deal of energy if daily to keep going through the motions and having this a major focus. To a point that can then drain some to a point eventually will turn to a depressive state, in which surprisingly for me then removed my focus and anxiety seemed to drop away in the distance.

Who are the people I can talk to about depression?

My supports included my mom and dad, a few close friends, the suicide text hotline, and a local support group for depression. She encouraged me to share my thoughts with a few friends in LA and back home so they could keep an eye on me between sessions. She also said talking about it might help me feel less alone.

Why do I feel like I can’t handle depression?

The pain that I am feeling is getting to much and I don’t know what to do or how much longer I can handle it. Can anyone out there please tell me I’m not the only one who feels this way. I feel like I’m crazy and I’m ashamed that I feel like this when nothing is wrong with my life. Please help.

What’s it like to live with depression and anxiety?

It is the fear of failure yet having no urge to be productive. It is wanting friends but hating socializing. It is wanting to be alone but not wanting to be lonely. It is caring about everything and nothing at the same time. Having depression and anxiety is feeling everything at once and then being completely paralyzed and numb.

Do you think Depression hangs around for a long time?

You are no idiot….if any shape or form Paul. (my name is Paul too..) Depression does hang around for a long long time as our brain chemistry is different…just my opinion but I feel its a physiological illness as well as psychological You wont like this but its only my humble opinion on this awful illness…

Do you feel paralyzed by anxiety and depression?

Living with mental health issues means there will be days where you feel paralyzed by anxiety and depression. Because comorbid depression and anxiety are so common with different mental illnesses, nearly everyone who struggles with mental health will have to get through a day feeling paralyzed by anxiety and depression.

Is there a difference between anxiety and depression?

Anxiety and depression are separate conditions, each with several varieties, or subtypes. For instance, people can feel anxiety broadly, as in generalized anxiety disorder, or more specifically, as in phobias or social anxiety.

When does anxiety turn into a depressive state?

To a point that can then drain some to a point eventually will turn to a depressive state, in which surprisingly for me then removed my focus and anxiety seemed to drop away in the distance.

How to know if you have depression or anxiety?

Having a low mood or feeling on edge are common experiences for us all. When these moods persist, it may be that you are experiencing depression or anxiety – or both. These self tests ask some important questions that can help you take stock of where you are at so you can make a plan for feeling better sooner. Self-test page – NZSL translation

Can a person have anxiety and depression at the same time?

What’s the link? Depression and anxiety can occur at the same time. In fact, it’s been estimated that 45 percent of people with one mental health condition meet the criteria for two or more disorders. One study found that half of people with either anxiety or depression have the other condition.

Definately open up to the psych and not everyone clicks with their first psychs so if you dont feel comfortable with that one, seek out another. That is fine to do. As mental health is such a grey area to some, your friends etc may not recognise or want to ask how you are in case you say you are not and then they dont know what do to.

Can a self test help with depression and anxiety?

A self-test can help you decide what to do. It is very common to experience depression and anxiety together, and you might have some symptoms of both. Take whichever test matches the way you have been feeling, or do both of them if you are not sure. Close X.

Is it normal to have anxiety and depression?

It’s honestly very normal to have anxiety and depression. (My doctor said it’s the second most common thing her patients struggle with, next to weight loss and dieting.) It’s just that a lot of people don’t want to talk about it because they are either embarrassed or deny they have it.

What does it feel like to have depression all the time?

It’s like I have this deep pit of sadness in my stomach that I can’t get rid of. I watch the world go on, and I continue to go through the motions and plaster a smile on my face, but deep down, I’m hurting so much. It feels like there is a huge weight on my shoulders that I can’t shrug off, no matter how hard I try.

How does it feel to have anxiety and depression at the same time?

At times, it feels like no matter what you do, you just can’t win: Depression makes it hard to get out of bed some mornings, while anxiety keeps you worrying about the ever-growing to-do list piling up around you as you lay in bed.

What to do if you have both anxiety and depression?

Many people have a diagnosis of both an anxiety disorder and clinical depression. Symptoms of both conditions usually improve with psychological counseling (psychotherapy), medications, such as antidepressants, or both. Lifestyle changes, such as improving sleep habits,…

Is it possible to have high functioning anxiety and depression?

It can be difficult for people to understand what it’s like to have both high-functioning anxiety and depression. Generally, people who have anxiety or depression disorders display significant disruptions in their ability to work, go to school, or participate in social functions.

What happens if high functioning anxiety is left untreated?

When high-functioning anxiety and depression is left untreated, a sufferer’s life can diminish to the point where they are surviving rather than thriving. Another potential complication is that chronic high-functioning anxiety and depression can lead to a variety of other medical and mental health issues when left untreated.