Depression in old age

Degenerative changes in the brain, exacerbation of chronic diseases, decrepitude of the body and physical helplessness often lead to the development of depression in the elderly over 70. At the same time, an elderly person loses the ability to enjoy life. Increasingly focuses on negative events, ignoring the positive aspects of the surrounding reality. Why […]

Depression after a stroke: antidepressants and other treatments

Post-stroke depression (PID) is an emotional disorder, expressed in a sharply reduced mood, lack of vitality and desire to fight for oneself. This condition occurs in a third of stroke patients. This happens as a result of damage to certain parts of the brain, as well as the very awareness of the patient of his […]

Post-stroke psychosis: causes of aggression, symptoms and treatment

A stroke does not go unnoticed. This pathology is characterized by complications of mental and neurological etiology. Specialists pay the main attention to confusion. In almost 30% of patients, aggression is recorded after a stroke. In connection with the irreversible violation of cerebral circulation, ridiculous judgments are also traced, the acuity of hearing and vision […]

Patients may develop brain atrophy or schizophrenia after coronavirus

Brazilian scientists have concluded on COVID-19 that in some patients, after suffering a disease, damage to the most important cells of the brain and nervous system is diagnosed. We are talking about astrocytes and microglia . These damages provoke the manifestation of Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s diseases, and can become prerequisites for the development of schizophrenia. […]

Treatment of stress and depression at the Ultramed clinic

A large number of names of drugs implies knowledge of their properties and individual characteristics of the course of the disease. Based on the above information, it can be understood that contacting a professional psychotherapist is the best way to find the right drug for the treatment of stress and depression. Do not self-medicate – […]

What is depression really

This is a long-term (2 weeks or more) pronounced decrease in mood, which is accompanied by several additional symptoms: decreased activity, slowing down of mental activity, lack of joy in life. That is, if you are no longer touched by the usual joys – hobbies, family, gatherings with friends, then this is an occasion to […]

Depression and neurology

Depression is a mental health disorder in which there is a prolonged low mood, combined with feelings of hopelessness, meaninglessness of life, lethargy and irritability. This state arises as a response to a number of biological, psychological and social factors, too difficult, complex events and experiences. There are 2 types of depression – neurotic and […]

” Baby Blues”

It is postnatal depression that should be separated from the deterioration of the emotional state immediately after childbirth. The so-called baby blues develops in 80% of women due to changes in hormonal levels. The state of pregnancy is maintained by high concentrations of the hormone progesterone. From the point of view of the emotional background, […]