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Dude This is exactly what i got
It’s never happened to me, but it seems like there’s some ppl that have that o.0
thats me for ya
Some people have chemical imbalances, that cause a sometimes unexplainable depression. Usually, though, there’s a trigger for it. It can be something completely insignificant, like missing a bus, or something very obvious, like losing a loved one.
That’s my understanding of it, at least. That’s supposedly what’s “wrong” with me.
yes, it’s very much possible to just wake up feeling like shyt for no apparent reason. It happens. It’s our bodies and these damm chemical imbalances we get at times. It’s normal. I’ve done it. I’ve had reasons and other times I didn’t.
well. i would theorize that there is a reason. you just don’t know it
GAD - Generalised Anxiety Disorder. Now widely recognised and treated.
What is generalised anxiety disorder?
If you have generalised anxiety disorder (GAD) you have a lot of anxiety (feeling fearful, worried and tense) on most days. The condition persists long-term. Some of the physical symptoms of anxiety (detailed above) may come and go. Your anxiety tends to be about various stresses at home or work, often about quite minor things. Sometimes you do not know why you are anxious.
It can be difficult to tell the difference between ‘normal’ mild anxiety in someone with an ‘anxious personality’, and someone with GAD. As a rule, symptoms of GAD cause you distress and affect your day-to-day activities. In addition, you will usually have some of the following symptoms:
feeling restless, on edge, irritable, muscle tension, or ‘keyed up’ a lot of the time.
difficulty concentrating and your mind ‘goes blank’ quite often.
poor sleep (insomnia). Usually it is difficulty in getting off to sleep, or in staying asleep.
You do not have GAD if your anxiety is about one specific thing. For example, if your anxiety is usually caused by fear of one thing then you are more likely to have a phobia.
Who gets generalised anxiety disorder?
GAD develops in about 1 in 50 people at some stage in life. Slightly more women are affected than men. It usually first develops in your 20s.
What causes generalised anxiety disorder?
The cause is not clear. The condition often develops for no apparent reason. Various factors may play a part. For example:
Your genetic makeup may be important. Some people have a tendency to have an ‘anxious personality’ which can run in families.
Childhood traumas such as abuse, or death of a parent, may make you more prone to anxiety when you become older.
A major stress in life may ‘trigger’ the condition. For example, a family crisis. But the symptoms then persist when any ‘trigger’ has gone. Common minor stresses in life, which you may otherwise have easily coped with, may then keep the symptoms going once the condition has been ‘triggered’.
Some people who have other mental health problems such as depression or schizophrenia may also develop GAD.
How is generalised anxiety disorder diagnosed?
If the typical symptoms develop and persist for at least six months, then a doctor can usually be confident that you have GAD. However, it is sometimes difficult to tell if you have GAD, panic disorder, depression, or a mixture of these conditions.
Some of the physical symptoms of anxiety can be caused by physical problems which can be confused with anxiety. So, sometimes other conditions may need to be ruled out. For example:
Drinking a lot of caffeine (in tea, coffee, and cola).
The side effect of some prescribed medicines. For example, SSRI antidepressants.
An overactive thyroid gland.
Taking some street drugs.
Certain heart conditions which cause palpitations (uncommon).
Low blood sugar level (rare).
Tumours which make too much adrenaline and other similar hormones (very rare).
What is the outlook (prognosis)?
Without treatment, GAD tends to persist throughout life. It is relatively mild in some cases, but for some it can be very disabling.
The severity of symptoms tends to ‘wax and wane’ with some good spells, and some not so good spells. Symptoms may ‘flare up’ and become worse for a while during periods of major life stresses. For example, if you lose your job, or split up with your partner.
People with GAD are more likely than average to smoke heavily, drink too much alcohol, and take street drugs. Each of these things may ease anxiety symptoms in the short-term. However, addiction to nicotine, alcohol or drugs makes things worse in the long-term, and can greatly affect your general health and wellbeing.
Treatment can help to ease symptoms, and can improve your quality of life. However, there is no ‘quick fix’ or complete cure.
Go speak to your gp….who is more able to assess whether you are depressed or not…depression can take many forms and cause a number of symptoms from….constant headaches (which should be checked out) to not sleeping with every possible negative feeling in the middle…..your gp will listen to you and try to find out what is causing your depression….most of us rarely experience deep depression…there are varying degrees….but your gp is best qualified to deal with this…..tc
I think sometimes people can be not satisfied with what they have or feel that they are lacking something in their life. This can sometimes bring feelings of depression.
i really dont have a clue whats happening with me. all of a sudden i feel really depressed and im not like my normal self, im more bitchy towards people and ive had a few “episodes” and i dont know why this is. can i please get some information or sumthin?
I’m not sure whats going on with me either, For some reason I been feeling empty, Useless and well just depressed but I have no clue why, I am normally the up to beat, random (Lets go to a party or lets go out of state tonight) but the past 2 weeks, I still try to have fun but I think of everything that could be wrong while I am at it and I think I may be pissing some friends off because I always seem down but I don’t know what to tell them besides that I am fine. But I can’t figure out whats wrong.
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