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My depressed husband wants to only eat and sleep and have sex everyday. Can an online doctor help me ?

my husband says he is depressed he does not like to do anything but yes he wants to eat and sleep when asked something the only reply is i want to take rest.he does not respond to anything. hye my husband is 34 yrs of age past 2-3 weeks he only eats and sleeps may be he might sleep the whole day when he gets up he only wants to eat no matter how much he has eaten first time next time he would eat the same quantity. when questioned will say something is happening to me you dont understand. you don t give me to eat. and would sleep off again. he wants to have sex everyday.there are no medical history but i feel he is overweight how do i get him out of this
Asked On : Mon, 29 Aug 2011
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Your husband may be having recent onset stress in his life, probably at work. If he has complaints about his work he may need to change the job to give peace. Maybe you should sit with him and try to find out exactly what is bothering him. Ask him this when he has eaten and feels better and comfortable at Home. Change in appetite, mood, weight, sleep are signs of possible depression. If he has these then he may need help of the Psychiatrist to help him cope with the stress and also possible medication to improve his mood.
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The symtom pattern does suggest taht you husband may be suffering from depression. But have a master check up to find out whether all the vital parameters such as sugar, pressure, heamoglobin etc are normal. If so meet a clinical Psychologist or a psychiatrist at the earliest

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Answered: Wed, 31 Aug 2011
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