Natural Home Remedies for Depression and its Signs


Depression is not a disease but it is a condition where person is not interested in doing any task or activity which person does previous. It is one of most mental disorder affecting a large number of population. Below mentioned the causes, symptoms and natural remedies to treat the depression.

Causes of Depression

  • Chemical imbalance
  • Food allergies
  • Pre- menstrual syndrome
  • Neurological disorders
  • Side effects of certain drugs
  • Nutritional deficiency
  • Thyroid disorder
  • GI problems

Signs of Depression 

  • Feeling of hopelessness,guilt,anxiety
  • Change in appetite
  • Inability to concentrate
  • Lack of energy
  • Loss of interest
  • Insomnia
  • Reduced sex drive
  • Mood change

Natural Home Remedies for Depression

1 Exercise

There is no other method than exercise to treat depression.Daily walking ,aerobics,jogging will improve the emotional health and boosting the self confidence.Continue 30 minutes of daily exercise 5 day in a week will show you improvement in depression.

2 Meditation

Meditation is another task which improve the level of depression .Turn off your mobile ,close your doors and take a deep breath inside and exhale out .

3 Increase vitamin B in diet

Vitamin B acts as a antidepressant and essential for the functioning of nervous system.

Vitamin B rich foods are milk,lentil,green leafy vegetables,nuts,whole grain and pulses.

4 Omega 3 fatty acid

Omega 3 fatty acid helps in improving the mood swings and helpful in functioning of brain.

Omega 3 fatty acid rich foods are salmon,fish oil,walnuts,flax seeds,sardines,mackerel.

5 Fiber

Fiber helps in proper functioning of stomach ,control blood sugar .High fiber content food are raw vegetables ,fruits ,oats ,whole grains

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Puja Gupta is a dietitian, Diabetic Educator. She has work experience of 5 years.She has worked on several research project with different companies Novo- Nordisk, Workthard ,BI, ELI Lilly as research co-ordinator. Education Diabetic Educator from Indore(MP),Masters in Foods and Nutrition

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