Treatment of Depression in India
Depression is a state of low mood in a person which affects his thoughts, feelings, behavior, activities and sense of well-being. It can make a person feel sad, irritable and worthless. The depressed person might lose interest in activities which used to interest him once upon a time. The other symptoms which indicate that a person might be depressed are: loss in appetite or overeating, insomnia or oversleeping, fatigue, suicidal tendencies, lack of concentration etc.
Dealing with depression can be a daunting task but with a little patience and effort it can be cured. Antidepressant medications which help relieve some of the symptoms and can make one feel better for a while are given for depression treatment, but they have several side effects. Therefore it is always better to adopt Alternative treatment for depression. Alternative or natural methods for depression cure include vitamin and herbal supplements, yoga, acupuncture, meditation, tai chi etc. Certain massage therapies in Ayurveda also work on the treatment of depression. A change in lifestyle makes a huge difference in recovering from depression. Regular exercise boosts feel good chemicals such as serotonin, endorphins etc. in the body which work like natural antidepressants. A well balanced nutrition keeps up the energy levels minimizing the mood swings. 7-9 hours of sleep, keeping in regular touch with family and friends and staying stress free and doing things that you enjoy doing are essential to keep depression at bay.