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Tips to get away from depression - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   my partner suffers with depression she has pushed me away, she tries to fight it on her own she is in deniel and gets aggressive when I bring up the subject and her angry spells get worse. is her depresssion deepening?
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   Dr xxx here
User :   hi
Doctor :   I guess so
User :   do you understand my question
Doctor :   The first signs of depression are isolation
Doctor :   Yes
User :   yes she is isolating her self
Doctor :   Is she on any meds ( anti depressants)
User :   she gets angry when I phone
User :   she stopped taking them
Doctor :   She now needs to continue them
User :   when she has had alchol she gets worse
Doctor :   Or else symtpoms will flare up
User :   well she cant sleep she is moody
User :   I think it could be clinical depression
Doctor :   See when any antidepressants are started and stopped there is always chances for rebound effects
Doctor :   Is she suffering from any medical condition
User :   she just want s to be on her own or go out into town
Doctor :   Be very carefull with her the next stage will be suicidalk tendencies it always followed by isolation
Doctor :   She should be put back on antidepressants
User :   is the aggression awhen I mention it part of her denying she has it?
Doctor :   Yes
Doctor :   She will also need and repeat councelling to get her thoughts out
User :   I am in a posision to take the children of her if she does not get treatment
Doctor :   I would suggest you to handle her with caution and see to that she is not left alone and some how convinc3e her to start backon meds
Doctor :   That is not a wise idea
Doctor :   You will be pushing her to more dpression and aggrevate her aggression
User :   but the children are getting neglected
Doctor :   Rather console her and be patient
Doctor :   There are many things acheived only by extra care and love
User :   I try but then when I get close she pushes me away
Doctor :   I understand but a patient requires some consideration
User :   thank you for your help
Doctor :   Is there anything else i can help you?
User :   yes I get excessive sweating what can cause this?
Doctor :   In your armpits?
Doctor :   Or as awhole
User :   all over
Doctor :   All needed is airy clothes and some antiprespirant sprays
Doctor :   Its normal for some people to swaet excess
User :   like I have been training
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   That should be controlled when you reach the threshold
User :   thats all thanks for your help
User :   bye
Doctor :   During intial phase there is more later will decrease
Doctor :   Bye for now
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