It may be difficult to believe that a child can suffer of depression in his full of optimism and worry-free world. However, according to statistics, the number of children suffering of this illness is raising.
One thing is certain: Depression is a serious disease which, although so much is written about it, there is so little known. The most common illness of the century, this is one of the heaviest burdens that a human being can wear – heavier than any other physical illness – because those who suffer from this disease see themselves in a constant struggle, between their desire to live their lives normally and the thoughts that aren`t at all pleasant, balancing towards the darker parts of our mind.
Premenstrual dysphoric disorder is a severe form of premenstrual syndrome which often affects 3% – 8% of women. It`s a diagnosis associated with the luteal phase of the menstrual cycle. The disorder is a premenstrual syndrome that is so severe that it can be debilitating due to physical, mental or emotional symptoms. Treatment is recommended because it interferes with the patient`s ability to function in his/her social and professional life.
Childbirth can trigger a mixture of emotions of joy and happiness, sometimes combined with anxiety or fear. Also, this might lead to something unexpected – depression. So, “How do I know if I have postpartum depression,” you may wonder! Continue reading
Giving birth to a baby can lead to some major changes to the body and life of the new mother. And for a woman to feel emotional soon after birth can be a normal reaction. There are some dramatic hormonal changes involving the woman`s body immediately after giving birth. She finds out she`ll be a mother in a few moments and the feelings that she would now have more responsibilities might overwhelm her. Continue reading