It's hard to find a man who at least once in his life fell into a depression. Depression can occur on the background of some unfortunate situations in life, and can attack a man of a sudden, seemingly for no apparent reason. The last option is most often seen in late autumn, when our well-being and mood affect a variety of seasonal factors: the gloomy sky, wet snow, biting wind is shortened daylight hours.
Depression is usually experienced as a feeling of deep sadness, hopelessness, helplessness, worthlessness. During this period, characterized by loss of self control, low self-esteem, decreased interest in both work and to all the most necessary daily affairs — personal hygiene, food intake, family responsibilities, communicate with people.
Typically, a person in a state of depression, appear indifferent, indifference, apathy, often accompanied by fatigue and loss of strength. Children suffering from depression or unsociable, depressed, withdrawn, or too hot-tempered, irritable, aggressive. Some complain unnecessarily about their health. Many have problems with teachers, school performance drops.
During this period, you should first establish a proper diet. Need to include in your diet foods that contain such "phytochemicals", like garlic and onions, as well as dairy products, immunnostimuliruyuschie plants and vitamins.
Recommended daily use of 100-200 g of carrots or 1 glass of carrot juice natural and necessary to eat at one banana a day. Bananas contain the alkaloid harman, which is based on the so-called "drug of happiness" mescaline. It gives a person a feeling of complete satisfaction, greatly improves the mood and vitality.
Instead of the usual tea drink tonic teas. Take either 2 teaspoons of dandelion and basil, or to 2 teaspoons of nettle, basil and lemon balm. Fill with a mixture of one or the other 600 ml of boiling water and drink throughout the day in small sips.
Nice to treat yourself to a new culinary recipes. For example, a good supply of energy and self-confidence will give a drink called "Tender morning." To make it, you need poldyni, half a cucumber, a little lemon juice and a sprig of dill. Cut the rind from melon, remove the seeds and cut the flesh into small pieces. With cucumber remove the peel and pass it along to the prepared melon through a juicer. To the juice, add lemon juice to taste and garnish it with a sprig of dill exotic cocktail.
Remove the depression will help water treatments. Particularly good results have cool off in the mornings and evenings cold water with salt (1 teaspoon salt per 0.5 liters of water). Useful as a sauna us at least 2 times a week and bath with herbs. Bath try infusion of poplar leaves. The residence time in the "poplar bath" — 15 minutes, the water temperature — 37-38 degrees. In the course of treatment consists of 15 baths a day.
Traditional medicine offers the following recipe:
Pour 3 tablespoons. chopped straw 2 cups boiling water, and drink throughout the day.
Dried ginseng roots or leaves pour boiling water in a ratio of 1:10, to insist and take 1 teaspoon per day.
Pour 1 tbsp. spoonful of peppermint leaves 1 cup boiling water, boil for 10 minutes and drink 0.5 cups in the morning and at night.
Mix equal proportions of sweet flag, mint, sorrel and St. John's wort, boil 1 tbsp. a spoonful of this mixture and 1 cup of boiling water and take 1 tbsp. spoon 3 times a day before meals.
When insomnia and melancholy mood is useful to take motherwort tincture (1/5 cup), diluted with water to 0.5 cups.
Being in a state of depression as often as possible in meditation engaged household that does not require special skills. Home Meditation — Meditation is not in the strict sense of the word, but rather a part of your everyday life, the purpose of which — consciously focus on some movement, action, or the currently executing work disconnected from the rest.
Take, for example, such a common activity, like washing dishes. When washing dishes, close your eyes and focus on the sensations: feel the warmth of the water, air lather on hands, pleasant smell of detergent. Focus on each step of the process. To do this, consciously relax all the muscles that are not involved in the work, and the remaining muscle strain, too, as little as possible. Soon you will notice that not only get to enjoy the work that you always seemed boring and unpleasant, but forget about the frustration, anxiety and anguish.
Be sure to take into service aromatherapy. When inhaled, essential oils, they have a strong stimulating effect on the brain and nervous system. To remove the depression is recommended fir oil, lavender, basil, bergamot. Essential oils can be inhaled directly from the bottle, and can be added to massage oil in a bath, or enjoy a special aroma lamp.
Or vymyvshis the shower, as usual, apply a few drops of essential oil to the sponge, and standing under the hot water, quickly rub the sponge body, while breathing deeply of oil vapors. To enhance the effect, in coming out of the bath, light a candle and wait until the wax begins to melt, and then place a large candle 1-2 drops of essential oil (make sure the oil gets onto the wick, as essential oils are flammable).
From prevention to possible to drip 5-7 drops of essential oil on a piece of cotton wool and place between the pipes of the central heating system. Under the influence of temperature, the oil will slowly evaporate, filling your apartment aroma, preventing the development of depression.
When depressed recommended several times a day to massage the point in the popliteal fossa. Massage is performed in a sitting position while massaging points on both legs. Massage is a light circular motion index finger. Duration of treatment — up to 5 minutes.
To quickly get out of the state of depression, strive for harmony and avoid stress, try to think about good things. Cope with their addictions. Do not smoke, limit alcohol intake or even discard it. Do not stay with depression alone. Go to the theater, exhibitions, cinema, meet friends and enjoy your people.