Depression Symptoms || Depression and Its Symptoms

Depression and Its Symptoms || Depression Symptoms


What is Depression

Depression is a very common and equally serious medical condition all over the world. A person is said to be depressed when he or she is feeling sad, angry, or lost. This mental illness can happen to anyone of any age, gender, caste, culture, etc. Some people ignore it and the condition becomes worse with time. When you notice some depression symptoms in yourself, consult a doctor immediately. The doctor can provide you further guidance for the treatment. 

Symptoms of Depression

There are many causes of depression other than sadness. Mostly this phase comes once in your life. The symptoms of depression are not only crying or sadness. There are more symptoms that give you an idea of your illness. Every person has a different reason and effect for depression. Similarly, the symptoms are also different for everyone. For some, it may be severe and for some the vice versa. The symptoms can be mild as not going out to severe conditions like suicidal thoughts

Common Symptoms of Depression

Everyone has different Depression Symptoms because of different reasons for depression and then have different after-effects of depression. But there are some symptoms which are common in everyone such as:



A person becomes hopeless in love when he or she develops Depression. It affects your way of living and how you feel about your life generally. Some people feel worthless, guilty, etc. 

Fatigue and Sleeping Issues

You may become very lazy and start getting tired very easily in life. Half of the activities you do get affected because of this reason. There is an evident lack of energy in yourself. Because of this, you may start sleeping more than usual.  In some cases, it may be reversed. You may find sleeping. Due to this incomplete sleep, another problem of anxiety may arise. 


Sometimes Anxiety issues can cause Depression or they can occur together. Anxiety is a state of extreme fear or sadness. Depression is not the cause of Anxiety. There are some common symptoms as well such as restlessness, fatigue, etc. 


Sometimes irritability can also be a sign of Depression. A person can become irritated, angry in smaller things as well. Irritability can become severe when it can become a reason for substance abuse, risky behavior, etc. 

Fluctuations in Weight

Fluctuation in Weight

There can be fluctuations in weight depending on person to person. Some might gain a lot of weight and there is an increase in their appetite. While some lose a lot of weight due to loss in their appetite. Depression may have these effects as these are the signs of Depression. 

Negative Thoughts

You start thinking about a lot of negative things in life. Looking at life negatively is the most common symptom of Depression. This can become even severe when you start thinking of taking your life. Suicidal thoughts are very common in these cases. You should consult a doctor right away when you start having these thoughts. 

Mood Swings

You may experience uncontrollable emotions. There are a lot of mood swings in your behavior. Sometimes you may be laughing and the other second you may be crying continuously. There are very continuous fluctuations in your behavior. 

Depression Symptoms in Men, Women, and Children 

Like there are some common symptoms in everyone, there are some different symptoms in Men, Women, and Children due to their age, gender, etc.

Depression Symptoms in Men

Depression Symptoms in menDepression in men can have some severe mental effects other than women such as:

  • They can become more aggressive in comparison to females or children due to various reasons
  • Thinking of Suicide is more prevalent in them as they are more prone to negative thinking.
  • They can become more frustrated than anyone else because of their workload etc. 
  • They become more irritated and often affects their relationship with their families

Depression is a mental exercise but it can have some physical effects on men as well such as:

  • Headache
  • Sleeping too much
  • Eating too much
  • Unexplained weight loss
  • Body pain
  • Digestive issues
  • Tightness in the chest
  • Digestive issues

Depression Symptoms in Women

Depression Symptoms in women

It is said to be that women are more prone to depression because of the constant hormonal changes in their life at different points in time. Some of these symptoms are:

  • Sadness
  • Losing interest in activities
  • Less energy
  • Crankiness
  • Excessive sleeping 
  • Headaches
  • Chronic Pain
  • Less Energy
  • Anxious

Depression Symptoms in Children

Depression in Children

Depression can be seen more frequently in children as well nowadays. There has been a sudden change in the lifestyle of children which can be the reason for them becoming more prone to depression. 

Some symptoms which are often seen in children are:

  • Crankiness
  • Low energy
  • Physical pain 
  • Become sensitive to rejections
  • Social Withdrawal
  • Vocal Outbursts
  • Uncontrollable Crying 
  • Impaired thinking 
  • Worthlessness
  • Feeling Guilty

If you are having any symptoms of depression, you should start caring for it before it’s too late. If you are having any problem sleeping, concentrating at work, etc, Consult a doctor first. Do not eat anything without consultation from the specialist as it can negatively affect your health. 

A Word From Mantra Care

Your mental health — your psychological, emotional, and social well-being — has an impact on every aspect of your life. Positive mental health essentially allows you to effectively deal with life’s everyday challenges.

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