Each one of us is different in some way or another.
There are some people love their steak rare while other people who’d rather not have a steak at all. But that’s not the only way we’re different.
Some people suffer from different forms of illnesses, whether they’re physical illnesses or mental illnesses.
We all know that illnesses come in all different forms, and they can affect countless people on a daily basis.
But sadly because mental illness is an invisible illness, some people often regard it as something people can just ‘get over’, or just forget about it completely.
There are three common mental health disorders that most people suffer from.
They are anxiety, panic attacks, and depression.
Unfortunately, unlike getting a cold, recovering from these illnesses isn’t that simple.
Smiling doesn’t cure your anxiety and depression. If it did, a lot of us would feel much better a lot quicker!
While it is worrying that anxiety and panic attacks are becoming more and more common, it’s also a good sign that we’re getting a lot better at diagnoses these disorders.
The sad thing about dealing with disorders like depression is that sufferers often appear to be fine and well, but on the inside, they’re breaking into pieces!
They seem to have the best life imaginable but for some reason, there is a dark cloud hanging over their heads that they just can’t escape.
Not everyone understands what it’s like living with an anxiety disorder or depression.
Sadly there are some people out there who think that depression is something you can just ‘get over and move on’.
That’s simply not true.
Mental health is a silent killer and there are a lot of people who are afraid to talk about it.It can be hard to stay positive and to see the good side of things.
It can also be hard pulling yourself out of a low spell, where nothing seems to be doing right.
All of us will experience this hard emotional time, but you can and will manage it.
Sometimes our low periods stay with us for quite a while, and won’t eventually fade away.
It could be depression, something which is hard to spot or recognize in yourself or in your friends.
Depression is an illness that can cost lives.
It is a scary and unpredictable disorder. It can easily go unnoticed and undiagnosed for a long time. But the longer it goes undiagnosed, the quicker the person who has it will sink.
Sometimes people with depression turn to outside sources to open up about how they’re feeling and get advice on how to get better and even how to cope with how they’re feeling.
But sometimes, the thing that could help you control and maintain your depression is within yourself.
Dopamine does a lot for your body, and it has a number of different functions.
Important Functions of Dopamine in the Body
- Dopamine regulates our movement,
- Controlling the brain’s reward and pleasure center,
- Regulates prolactin secretion,
- Dopamine also improves our cognitive functions like our attention, knowledge, memory, problem solving, decision making and evaluation.