Dealing With Depression 6: AVOID DRINKS

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2 years ago

Hello it haven't completed our study series on how to defeat depression. Last 3 days I shared a post on how exercise can help cure depression you can read that here ...

Today I want to share with you how avoiding drinks can help in the fight against depression.

As we already know that Depression is a mood disorder that causes a persistent feeling of sadness and loss of interest.

Some people believes that drinking can help cure depression but let me shock you; 40 % of individuals who drink heavily have symptoms that resemble a depressive sickness. All the same, when these same individuals are not drinking heavy, only 5% of men and 10% of woman have symptoms fitting the diagnostic standards for depression.

Approximately 5 to 10%of individuals with a depressive illness likewise have symptoms of an alcohol issue. Both alcohol troubles and depression are exceedingly common. They might occur conjointly or completely independently. Individuals with depression occasionally utilize alcohol as a form of self-medication, for instance either in an endeavor to cheer themselves up, or occasionally to help them sleep.

While in small quantities alcohol may briefly elevate mood, if used to try to cope with a depressive illness, troubles come up such as. 👇👇

A downer effect on people's mood.

The lack of self discipline

Compromised judgment and

Impulsivity from the alcohol may increase the chances of an individual attempting suicide.

Social troubles; Alcohol may often lead to problems at work in the form of absenteeism, illness and under functioning.

The loss of an occupation has a heavy negative impact on an individual’s financial condition and family life.

Marital troubles frequently arise because of an alcohol issue, although it might be difficult to say which began first.

Alcohol may also induce a big number of physical problems. Few, if any organs in the body are spared. Liver troubles generally arise from heavy alcohol intake.

A few antidepressants are tranquilizing. If they're taken with alcohol, an individual can be severely sedated and at risk of their breathing ceasing.

A lot of the symptoms reported by individuals drinking heavily resemble those of depression like:


Interrupted sleep

Early morning rousing

Inadequate energy levels

Inadequate appetite.

Heavy alcohol intake may lead to depression. As a result, its normal practice to deal with the alcohol issue first and see if the depression gets better. If it doesn't, then particular treatment for the depression would be started. Treatment with a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) antidepressant may better both depression and an alcohol issue

Expect our next discussion "DON'T BLAME YOURSELF"

Thanks for reading🙏

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2 years ago


These would totally helps to people that was fighting against depression,and believing on how drinking alcohol couldn't help for curing it, support and guidance of the family will always be a good help to those experiencing it.

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