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Dealing With Low Mood

Have you tried to combat your low mood?  How do you cope when the black clouds descend?  Are you worried about ‘letting it all’ out, or reluctant to take medication to lift your low mood?  Get the facts about depression treatment

How can I treat depression?


Treatment for depression usually involves counselling, medication, or both:


Counselling


Medication


When taking anti-depressant medication it can take between two and four weeks before you feel the benefit of your low mood lifting.  (NHS U.K.)  It's important to give the medication chance to do its job before you make any judgements as to whether or not you feel the it is effective.  If you start to feel better, it is essential to consult your doctor before you stop taking the medication or reduce the dosage.

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Next Page:  Dos and Don’ts

You may be able to see more clearly now why low mood can be an issue for some people either over the longer term or at specific points in their lives.  The final page offers some ‘dos and don’ts’ when addressing depression …


Low Mood