There are many physical issues that can contribute to feelings of depression. Physical illnesses involving bacterial, viral, or fungal infections, and over-the-counter or prescription medications can affect the way you feel. You will find that in many cases, it can be a mix of physical and psychological issues. Clinical depression may need to be treated with the help of a professional, but in many cases, mild depression can be treated privately.
While there is a tendency to use prescription drugs as a quick remedy, care must be exercised in finding the right medication, and it is introduced gradually. Which does not make this a quick remedy at all.
Natural remedies can provide a sensible approach to dealing with depression in a much less intrusive manner. By taking these simple steps you can quickly determine an effective strategy to reduce the impact of depression on your lifestyle and also provide a more predictable outcome.
1) Diet – watch what you eat.
Highly processed, high sugar pre-packaged and fast food, can cause considerable stress on the body, and lead to depression. If you can find yourself a good fruit and vegetable grocer (preferably Organic), you can enjoy making fresh fruit juices, which will provide your body with nutrients. There are some great juice recipes which can make juicing fun.
2) Vitamine & Mineral Suppliments
Vitamin supplements can assist in helping the body heal itself and can provide important vitamins which have been depleted from most foods. Omega 3 and Natural minerals (salts) are also important to allow the body to absorb the vitamins, and provide nutrients not found in foods. If you also remove toxins like alcohol, nicotine, codine and other drugs from you body, this can make a significant change to your outlook. If you are taking prescribed education, seek advice from your doctor.
The body has a natural ability to heal itself, provided that we follow a few simple habits. Exercise, even a short walk either around you local area, or through your local shopping centre, provides the body with a stimulus to ease mental pressures. Many people use excersise as a way to solve problems and to reduce stress, why not estblish an exercise habit.
Sleep is an important part of our coping mechanism, and often the greatest challengers are dwarfed into minor issues after a good night sleep. Modern research has found that the subconscious mind will automatically find solutions to our most testing problems, while we sleep. Many successful people will not make a major decision, until they have – “slept on it”. Try this for youself.
5) Ask the right questions.
The human body is an amazing creation, it can heal itself (in most cases) from many life threateneng illnesees. However; the most destructive illness is depression, because it is ‘self-fullfilling”. This subconscious mind knows how to resolve all your problems and will find circumstances to either help you or hurt you – it works both ways. So when you ask yourself questions, make sure you ask – HOW. How can I feel better about my job, or my life, or ….? and you will find an answer will just – pop into your head.
Make a commitment to yourself and take each of the 5 tips, and start with #1 to implement each strategy into your life. If you have made a serious attempt on each of the tips, and still have not improved. See your doctor. However; I guarantee you won’t need to, because these will work!