A depression is a serious illness that involves both physical
and mental states. It affects a person with feelings of extreme
sadness that can last for weeks or months together. It disrupts
the normal life of a person, with an overall change in attitude
and behavior both internally and externally. Most of the
suicides committed worldwide are attributed to depression. The
person who is affected cannot get better themselves on their
own. But with appropriate diagnosis and treatment depression can
be treated effectively.
Common Causes of Depression: Inheritance, Changes in brain
structures or brain function, Pessimistic attitude, Stress
(home, work or school), Major diseases (cancer, heart attack
etc.), Hormonal disorders, Relationship problems, Financial
problems, Menstrual cycle changes, Menopause and Bereavement are
the common causes of depression.
Home Remedies for Depression
An Apple eaten with milk and honey is very good to uplift a
Mix the powder the seeds of 2 green cardamoms with 1 cup of
boiling water, add sugar. Drink this tea 2 times a day.
Add a handful of fresh Rose petals to a cup of boiling water.
Add sugar and drink as and when a feeling of depression sets in.