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Sudden Depression Symptoms Out Of Nowhere

Sudden Depression Symptoms Out Of Nowhere

Other than seizures, and small temporary sleep issues that have been resolved uptil recently i havent had any other major problems. All of a sudden within a week i just started feeling majorly depressed unable to do anything, no motivation, eneegy and focus. ( yes i know i need to talk to my drs about it) but it seems so odd that it came out of nowhere, so suddenly, and i cant tell how or why. ( no event change, no med change) has thus kinda thing happened to anyone else, where they started… read more

A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

i dont even know how many types it could be. it could be stress cause by another thing that cause the seizures... could be your meds that making you depressed enough to cause a seizure... or it could be the wrong place at the wrong time. seizures are random so it could be just a conscience.

posted 4 months ago
A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

I don't know what it's like in your part of Canada this time of year so barometric pressures or pollen probably wouldn't be impacting you yet. If you're into herbal remedies, you might want to try some St. John's Wort.

posted 4 months ago
A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

I'm serious. It does help SOME people with mild and moderate depression, but according to a study done on severe depression, it has been shown to be of little effect...as I understand it. It was commonly used in places like Ancient Greece and Native North Americans.
Of course, any medicines should be taken ONLY in consultation with one's doctor. St. John's Wort can have side effects.
https://www.webmd.com/depression/guide/st-johns...
https://www.nccih.nih.gov/health/st-johns-wort

posted 4 months ago
A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

MedicineBow Hope that bit bout St Johns Work was a joke?

posted 4 months ago
A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

There are many things that can bring on an increase in depression levels, but the best answers can come by sharing the details with your doctors.
As my therapist explained to me years ago, taking an antidepressant does not prevent depression. Rather it helps to reduce the frequency of them and the length of time that they last. Increased stress levels are the most common reason why the sudden arrival of depression. And this is most certainly a highly stressful time period on the national and international levels, thus many people are battling to try to do what we can to reduce our stress levels and vent and talk with our psychiatrists, psychologists or therapists to help release the details of the what is the increased stress level that you had prior to the arrival of the depression.
Here is the up-to-date information from the experts from the US National Library of Medicine on depression and everything related to it and suggested ways to break the hold of depression on you.
https://medlineplus.gov/depression.html

posted 4 months ago
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