Nature Cure

How to Treat Depression Naturally

Depression is a state of low mood and aversion to an activity. A depressed person may show following symptoms:

  • Difficulty in concentrating and making a decision
  • thoughts of suicide or death
  • Unusual eating patterns and sleeping patterns
  • Lack of energy
  • Feelings of worthlessness, anxiety, hopelessness and sadness

How to Treat Depression Naturally?

  • Meditation:

    Stress may havoc on the body and even the emotional state. You may think that you don’t have time to incorporate meditation in your daily activities. If you can include it in your daily activity for 10 minutes, it enhances the health and mood. You can practice this at home by checking out a book or a DVD or an audio tape online.

  • Exercise:

    It is difficult to get motivated but an exercise has a tremendous effect on the mood. You must opt an activity through which you enjoy doing it and perform it for 20 – 30 minutes daily. Exercise releases a hormone called endorphins that elevates the mood naturally. One cannot notice the effects immediately, but can note them after engaging in the regular physical activity.

  • Get Social:

    Many people suffering from depression wish to isolate themselves and block from the external world. Though it is very uncomfortable in the initial days, try to get out of it. It helps you to lift the spirits and doesn’t make you feel alone. If you shifted to a new locality or if you do not have any social circle, search one. You can join a crafts group, join a class, take up a sport or volunteer yourself.

The above mentioned methods are great alternatives for experimenting with the pharmaceuticals. I would like you to suggest to choose natural methods than the medical treatments.

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