Depression has a number of feelings that you have to have to be declared to have depression, ex: low mood, poor food intake, tiredness. Sometimes you need to be checked by a regular family doctor to make sure it is not a low thyroid for example. Depression takes on many different faces. So no matter how you feel have it checked out by someone.View Thread
No medication is not the onlly way to over come depression but, it is a way to help you feel better and to be able to make clearer decisions. Prayer is our number one medication for depression. God made doctors to help people when they are ill. Coming from a nurse, both medication and lots of prayer and positive thinking will do wonders.View Thread
I have had depression for over 18 years now. I have my god days and bad days. But the bad days sometimes over take the good days. I understand how someone can feel down the way they do. A good tip is to always find something positive to think about or say about yourself. Life sometimes makes us want to just sit in one place and just sit there. Keep your chin up and always remember you were created for a purpose so try to find out what that purpose is.View Thread
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