What Are The Leading Cause of Depression?-How Ayurveda Can Help
Depression: Don`t let it dominate you.
Depression is a disorder that can affect your mood, as it can lead you to the feeling of loss, anger or sadness that can interfere with your daily life and it’s a worrying thing, so it’s better to get rid of it as soon as possible.
Depression leads you to lose your productivity that lowers your work`s output. Relationships, which are very important to us, can also be affected by depression and some conditions of health can also be affected, resulting in loss of time and lower productivity.
Depression can cause a feeling of sadness or loss of interest in activities, which you enjoyed previously.
It can lead to disturbance in a personal relationship and some other health conditions which can be chronic
It leads you to other conditions (diseases) as well:
Inflammation of the joints is known as arthritis. It can affect one joint or multiple joints. Types of Arthritis are more than 100, but all differ from one another, they all break out with different causes and their treatments also differ. The most common type of arthritis is Osteoarthritis (OA) and Rheumatoid arthritis (RA). These conditions of arthritis are painful hence can create hindrance in hinder in your daily routine.
Cancer is one of the leading causes of death in the whole globe. Nobody is spared of this deadly menace, whether old, young or kid, anybody can be prey to it. The function of the body is maintained for living by the cells of our body. The life cycle of cells unique as it depends on the type of cell that how long will it live and after how much time it will take to die, after older one new cells are produced by the body, the process is called apoptosis and this cycle goes on till our whole life in a healthy body.
It is a metabolic disease. Patients get his blood sugar level high, due to insulin hormone, which is responsible to transfer the sugar from your blood into the cells for energy or for storage purposes to use them later in the body. Diabetes hinders the process of making insulin in sufficient form, as per body requirement or in some cases the insulin produced by the pancreas our body cannot use it as it has to be. As most of the cells in the body use glucose with amino acids (the blocks used to build proteins) along with fats, hence its main source of energy for cells in the body, but its main source of energy for our brain, chemical messengers and nerve cells are the helping hands to process the information, without them your brain is not able to work properly.
The glucose which is used for energy is once used, and the remaining is stored in the liver in little bundles which are known as glycogen and some time they stored in the muscles, your body stores glucose for later use for energy.
As if we don’t eat for some time means for few hours, then pancreas stops making insulin, in that case, cells in pancreas known as alpha makes gly cagon a hormone, this is the signaling hormone it gives order to liver that it’s the time to break glycogen into glucose so that it gives energy to cells in body. This helps you to replenish your supply until you eat again till next time. The liver has the ability to make glucose on its own as it can make glucose out of waste products when combined together like amino acids, waste products, and fats.
Untreated high blood sugar due to diabetes can be very harmful as it affects the organs of our body directly as it can harm kidneys, nerves, eyes and even other organs of the body also.
When your BMI(Body mass index) is more than thirty (30), this term BMI is used for that means you are obese if your BMI is 25 to 29.9 it means that you are overweight but not obese. The factors which influence the relationship between BMI and body fat depend upon factors such as bone or muscle mass, age, sex or ethnicity.
BMI is the main indicator of excess weight and fat in your body. Obesity can lead you to various other diseases also like hypertension and blocked arteries. So to avoid obesity, your lifestyle changes are must for that you should include a healthy diet free from junk food and dairy products and other unhealthy diet and include exercises and yoga in your daily routine.
These above-mentioned conditions which can be the result of depression.
Your chances of developing depression can be higher if your ancestors (genetically) also suffered from this problem. So if you are having a family history of depression you should be very cautious about this (depression).
The structure of your brain can also be one of the reasons for your depression disorder. The Frontal lobe of your brain has a problem of activeness it could also be the result of depression in you.
Certain conditions like chronic illness, attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), insomnia, chronic pain, your habit of being sad at simple things of unnecessary means(without any reason).
Trauma in early childhood, events which affect you very early in your life as to lose some near and dear or some other unnatural event which makes you sad and which hurt you mentally in your childhood, they are responsible for the way body reacts to fear and stressful situations.
People on drugs and dope or on alcohol depended are more prone to get in the net of depression.
Symptoms of depression:
No longer finding pleasure in favorite activities, drinking excessively, engaging in high-risk activities, reduction in sexual desire, sleeping disorder(insomnia).
Aggressiveness, irritability, restlessness, anger are the signs which show the swings in the mood of the person.
Feeling of emptiness, sadness and hopelessness are the signs of emotions of a person suffering from depression shows.
Ayurveda can help in treating depression:
Depression according to Ayurveda comes in 3 types and treatment of each type is different.
Vata comes from the colon, Pitta comes from the intestine, Kappha from the stomach all these when enters into general circulation and gets enter into the nervous system they interfere functioning of the nervous system.
According to Ayurveda Treatment of Depression should be done with diagnosing the main dosha and treating it through, lifestyle changes and other procedures of Ayurveda like medication, Yoga and Panchkarma therapy.