Depression is one of the world’s leading causes of suicide. Due to the nature of the illness it can be considered a silent killer. Interestingly, virtually everyone has a bout of these symptoms has some point in their life however this is temporary. It becomes an issue when it recurs and gets progressively worse over time. There are...Overview & Facts depression
Depression can be a life threatening condition that occurs in a staggering 1 in 10 women as well as around 1 in 25 men. While these numbers are disturbing for a condition that can be potentially deadly, in most cases, it is rather mild and is treated without the need for any medication. While depression affects both genders virtually the...Types of Depression
Baby blues, postnatal depression and postnatal psychosis
Some women are too emotional after childbirth. They experience mood swings and feel tearful. Around the third day after childbirth, some women start feeling anxiety and irritability. They are weepy and feel low. This condition is known as “baby blues”. It lasts about one...Signs and Symptoms Depression
Postpartum Depression symptoms and signs
Postnatal or postpartum depression is a mental condition which can be treated medically. There are three types of this disorder. They are postpartum psychosis, postpartum depression and baby blues. All these disorders vary in symptoms and severity. About 16 % of birthing mothers have depressive...