Before treating depression, what is needed first…is to know whether the person is depressed or not. Person may visit a homeopathic physician with certain symptoms, such as:

  • sadness
  • loss of interest or pleasure in activities which were once enjoyed.
  • decreased energy levels.
  • lack of concentration and memory.
  • weight loss or weight gain.
  • difficulty in sleeping or oversleeping.
  • excessive guilt.
  • appetite changes; increased or decreased appetite; binging on food.
  • recurrent thoughts of death or suicide.
  • feeling life is not worth living.
  • physical slowing or agitation.
  • feelings of worthlessness.
  • loss of self confidence/ inflated sense of self-esteem.
  • Helplessness
  • irritability, impatience and frustration.
  • physical, social or emotional withdrawal.
  • ruminating or brooding about something.
  • psychotic thoughts: delusions or hallucinations.
  • decreased sexual desire.
  • tearful, sad or anxious expression.
  • social isolation.