5 Holistic Measures to Overcome Depression
Depression or better known as major depressive disorder is a medical illness that negatively affects the way a person feel, think and act. Many think it is a taboo to speak about depression and those who suffer from it shy away from getting treatment due to the stigma attached to the illness. People suffering from depression may exhibit symptoms that can vary from mild to severe. Fortunately, the illness is treatable if proper measures are taken. This is of course, the person suffering from it is willing to open up about it and reach out to seek for help. Those who believe that they are depressed and are overwhelmed with the situation should not stay mum about it. The symptom of the illness can be reduced and the effects minimized, by taking the conscious effort to recognize, acknowledge and implement necessary measure to curb the effects of the illness from taking control over of a life. The article shares a few tips on holistic measures to overcome depression. Some of the methods shared are backed by medical research and partially from the writer's experience with the illness.