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Suffering from Headache and stress, given ant sickness tablets. Suggestion to aid with anti depressants?

Hi I m really worried about my boyfriend He s got a lot of stresses going on in his personal life right now and its causing him to feel really down, and having constant bad dreams, so he s not sleeping. On top of that he has been feeling and being sick on and off for the last few days and has had a constant head ache. he went to the doctors, they game him anti sickness tablets which he brought straight back up, and sleeping tablets which are not working either. any suggestions without the aid of anti depressants?
Asked On : Sat, 9 Feb 2013
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Hello and welcome to Healthcare Magic. Thanks for your query.

Your concern about your boyfriend's psychological well-being is quite understandable. Stress is indeed a very important factor which offsets mental health and can even result in depression and anxiety disorders.

Since your boyfriend has been facing multiple problems due to the stress, it may be worthwhile to have a consultation with a psychiatrist for a detailed psychological assessment. If you are not inclined to try anti-depressants, then there are many psychological therapies, which can help him by teaching him stress management techniques and better coping skills.

Wish you all the best.

Dr. Jonas Sundarakumar
Consultant Psychiatrist
Answered: Sun, 10 Feb 2013
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