HOMEMADE TIPS TO PREVENT DEPRESSION
Depression is the most common problem in the world. We are facing a lot of worries in our daily life. But sometimes it can be dangerous because it involves our important part of the body “brain” which will control the body.
There are lots of antidepressant medicines available in the market but excessive use can be harmful. Try to avoid medicine. Amazing thing is that you can control your brain by yourself. If you have will power you can control your mind and thoughts, you don’t need to use any medicine.
There are some home based tips which can help you to control your daily life depression. Some people have anxiety disorders in which negative thoughts automatically come to mind. Consult your doctor if you have serious symptoms such as suicide and thoughts of death 1.
SYMPTOMS OF DEPRESSION AND ANXIETY
Some major symptoms are followed which will take place in depression. These symptoms arise in adults, children and mostly in aged people.
“Depression happens at any age”
- Lack of eating habit
- Mood swing
- Sleeping problem / Restless
- Upset Stomach
- Negative thoughts / Hopeless
- Difficult in concentrating
- Lack of energy level
- Weight loss
- Imbalance hormones
- Fast Heart beat
- Breath problem
- Sweating and cold feeling
If you find any of these symptoms with anyone then try to help them because they are struggling with this serious and dangerous disorder 2.
TIPS TO PREVENT DEPRESSION
Following are the tips to prevent depression or anxiety.
Happiness is the most effective home remedy and it will help you to prevent from depression. Say to yourself that “I AM OK”. One more good idea is write your thoughts which are disturbing you on paper and just tear up. Do those activities which will make you happy.
Talk with someone when you feel depressed, share your feelings, go shopping and try to divert your mind from reading books. Whenever negative thoughts outbreak on your mind just ignore them and try to remember good memories. Go outside, meet with friends and family, and make yourself busy 3.
As we all know that for our body exercise is most important and also effective for the mind. Especially for those who are suffering in depression. Doing exercise helps to balance your hormones, makes you sleep better, and maintains blood flow. At least 30 to 45 minutes exercise is suitable for anyone. Walking is the best alternative to exercise. It can also help to overcome depression 4.
In depression we can see changes in our eating habit. Some people lose weight and some gain weight. Both conditions can be dangerous. That is why we exercise because as we know it is good for maintaining weight 5.
TAKE HEALTHY DIET
Intake of a good diet will definitely help to control depression. Healthy food such as vitamin, minerals, calcium, protein and others.
According to study processed food such as oily, desserts, refined grain, processed meat and high fat dairy products this type of diet will increase the risk of depression despite the fact vegetable, fruits and fish will help to decrease the risk of depression 6.
Vitamin D3 with the most amazing antidepressant effect, it will act like a hormone in our body and also helps in control of brain functions and decrease the level of mood disorder and manage depression 7.
Essential oils are also good in relieving depression, use of these oils will make you sleep better and control your mood disorder.
With calming and sedative activities lavender oil is helpful in decreasing depression. It works as an antioxidant. The following is the natural remedy to get rid of anxiety 8.
- 5 to 10 drops diffuse in your bedroom, it will help you in better sleep.
- In warm bath water add 5 to 10 drops of this oil and relief depression.
- Apply 2 to 3 drops in the morning on your chest, wrists and temple.
This works the same as lavender oil. With sedative activities it can help to reduce depression risks. Following is the using method.
- 5 to 7 drops diffuse at the workplace or home.
- Apply 2 to 3 on your back neck and wrist.
- Inhale the fumes from the bottle, a few times a day.
Motivate yourself, be happy, just ignore all worries, and use these remedies, if suffered serious condition consult with doctor.