Remedies for Depression

Do’s and Don’t for Depression

Following are some of the simple tips to prevent depression:

- Take light foods that are easy to digest.

- Avoid hot foods, oily foods, spicy foods and pulses like Bengal gram.

- Restrict your intake of meats and milk products during bouts of depression.

- Patient should be given balanced diet rich in green vegetables, fruits, grams, brown rice, wheat flour, fresh juice (all these are rich in Vitamin B), etc

- Avoid too much intake of caffeine, chocolates; beverages, junk and fried foods Patient suffering from depression should stay away from these unhealthy foodstuffs.

- Vitamin C is anti depressant so include lots of vitamin C in your diet. Some fruits rich in Vitamin C are amla (Indian gooseberry), lemons, oranges, etc.

- Do regular exercises. It plays an important role in reducing depression. Exercises not only keep the body physically and mentally fit, but also provides happiness and mental relaxation.

- Yoga is also very effective in the treatment of depression. It makes both body and mind healthy and strong. Yoga and meditation both have important role in making people mentally strong and healthy from inside.

- Patient suffering from depression should indulge in activities that make him happy, he should talk, play and involve in other activities with other people. This way he will stay away from the depressing atmosphere he has made around himself.

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