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Anxiety Depression Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Anxiety Depression.

Positive Self-Talk Leads to Success

Most people are naturally motivated—even excited—when they begin a new exercise routine or adopt a healthier diet. You’ve got your goals set, a plan to reach them, and nothing can get in your way! But as time goes by, the novel...  Read more

Dietary Supplements for Depression

It's becoming more and more common for consumers to forgo medication when looking for a "natural" alternative to treating conditions like depression. No matter what method you choose, it's important to get all the facts. SparkPeople...  Read more

Using Exercise to Relieve Depression

The idea that regular exercise can improve symptoms of depression and anxiety is not new. Hippocrates was the first Western physician to prescribe this treatment 2,500 years ago, and doctors have been recommending it to their patients ever since. All...  Read more

5 Mind-Body Exercises for a Healthier Heart

There are a myriad of factors that affect heart health. From regular exercise to smoking cessation to eating a nutritious diet, there are a number of things you can do to strengthen your heart. But did you know that the mind-body connection can also...  Read more

Why Getting Outside is So Good for You

John Keats once wrote, "The poetry of the earth is never dead." Poet or not, almost all of us have been awestruck by nature at one time or another. Whether it's running at sunset on a sandy white beach, walking alongside a cool tri...  Read more

Anxiety
Updated 7/2/2014 6:31:32 PM

Hey everybody. Brief history: I've been having panic attacks for nearly five years now, ever since I started my current job. While I'm in the process of pursuing another career, I can't exactly leave because, well, we all need a paycheck. My doc...  Read more

depression eating????
Updated 7/1/2014 9:44:38 AM

WOW!!! Today would of been one of my sister's 47th birthday,she died at the young age of 34 leaving 3 young kids behind( 10,12 and 16).She died from alcoholism!!!! I tried for 2 yrs. to get her to stop drinking as in 2000 my 46 yr. old brother passed...  Read more

Depression Regression
Updated 6/17/2014 4:46:29 PM

Lately, between working at a new Walmart during it's first ultra busy season (The community didn't want it there so the Holidays were very slow comparatively speaking. They were sending people home on Black Friday.) Living with my boyfriend's mother...  Read more

Depression and anxiety
Updated 6/13/2014 9:52:29 AM

I need help. I am so depressed that I haven't slept in a month and haven't eaten for 2 days but a large part of my anxiety is actually going to see a doctor and so I don't. I don't know how to get past this. I cannot be hospitalized because I will...  Read more

does exercise actually help with depression?
Updated 5/29/2014 7:46:50 AM

i recently went back to exercising and making sure i work up a good sweat. i have noticed that my mood has been really good!! Prior to that i had been feeling really blah. is it proven that exercise helps ward off depression?...  Read more

Stress & Your Digestive System

The chronic effects of stress on the body can play a role in diabetes by altering the insulin levels in the body. Stress affects the digestive system, forgetfulness, low energy levels, depression & can cause weight gain. You can relieve stress thru...  Read more

Fish Oil

What would you say if the secret to health and longevity were available right now? The secret is fish oil. High quality fish oil can help with anxiety, depression, cholesterol, diabetes, and much more. Consistency is the key, take it every day, twice...  Read more

Dealing with Depression

Welcome! This is a space for anyone dealing with depression to support each other as we eat right, exercise, lose weight, and find ways to manage our depression. ...  Read more

'Tis the Season to Battle the Holiday Blues

The holiday season is in full swing now!  Festive lights, the sounds of the season and holiday goodies are surrounding us on an almost daily basis.  Just about everywhere you go you are reminded that it’s that time of the year. ...  Read more

How Exercise Can Reduce Stress & Anxiety

When I find my mood is going downhill, I usually take an exercise break to try and lift it back up. The mood boost that we get is just one of the many benefits we experience from exercising. Not only do I know that I burned some calories, improved m...  Read more

Anxiety/depression/anxiet
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Yesterday was a whirlwind of emotions. I was up, I was down, I was anxiety ridden, I was depressed, I felt normal, I didn't feel normal. I exercised away the majority of the anxiety, but still didn't get it all under control. I hate days like that. ...  Read more

Anxiety & Depression lately..

Well, since the pain has decided to come back, pretty much full on again. I've been getting kind of in a slump. I'm still eating right and getting my water, but I'm not feeling very social. I haven't been getting any exercise the last cou...  Read more