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Suffering from depression due to lot of work, ailing father, lazy daughter. Suggestions?

hi i suffer with depression for some years now, but past two years everthink as got worst ,i gave up my job to take care of my eldey dad whos got heart failure in mean time i become agrandmother and my daughter is very lazy and realizes on me to do ahell of alot with my grandson and if iam not there to do it or be at home cooking dinner or cleaning then my younger daughter gives me a hard time ,because its geting me really depressed ive put on weight and got ashma please advice is needed ive had no break from my dad for over two years and refuses any help so it would help me i really carnt go on
Asked On : Sun, 27 Jan 2013
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Jun 2013
Hi there ~

I realize that having depression can be hard. If you are having a lot of other stressors like you have mentioned and are not able to cope with them adequately, I recommend that you see a qualified psychiatrist along with a psychologist or a counselor who can help you adequately with the right psychopharmaceutical medications as well as therapy to help with the situational stressors. Also having your physical ailments treated by you doctor (in your case asthma and obesity) might help with depression as well. I hope this helped. I wish we could do more in an online setting, but unfortunately not so. I hope you realize and understand.

Take care and have a good day.

Answered: Mon, 28 Jan 2013
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