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Unmasking Depression This Illness May Show Up In Different Disguises.

Unmasking Depression This Illness May Show Up In Different Disguises.

The holiday can be full of family, friends, food and fun: But never ending shopping lists and obligations can create stress and trigger a bout of depression in people prone to it including many who have arthritis.
A 2012 study by the centers for Disease Control and Prevention found that one third of people with arthritis also have depression or anxiety.
SUBTLE SYMPTOMS
While many symptoms are well known like persistent sadness and changes in… read more

A myRAteam Member said:

I have fought depression for 20 years. Things I have learned is to recognize it in yourself, have a list of things to do to help depression. I like a massage, fresh flowers. and to call my girls. Double check you are taking your medications correctly. If you can't help yourself, get help, get it now.

posted almost 4 years ago
A myRAteam Member said:

i can get depressed,it goes back to what your thinking about, I know what makes me depress so I choose to bring my own self out of it.
you can choose to be happy or choose to think negative thoughts.This is of course what is going on in your life . My oldest son had a major heart attack at 49 had to have a double by pass. I face every fear that a mother could think of . My middle child fell off a semi truck at 44 .landed on his head . * feet. when I got the call ,I ask one question is he alive ??? but on every day basics we can help our self's. I choose prayer
God bless

posted almost 4 years ago
A myRAteam Member said:

recognizing symptoms is helpful, but if the person that is depressed does not see nor accept that they are depressed, and seek help there is little anyone can do but try to be there to catch them.

posted almost 4 years ago
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