Prevalence of depression co existing with cancer
http://www.zoloftlawsuithelpcenter.com Hearing a doctor confirm that one has cancer may be a shocking revelation. This news may be too hard to bear, psychiatrists say, and it is something that would take some time to process and take in. Men and women afflicted with cancer may try to look at their future with hope. However, there are some things that are unchangeable and at times are also unavoidable. There are symptoms of withdrawal that may be experienced when taking several medications that would control pain. http://www.zoloftlawsuithelpcenter.com/withdrawal-symptoms/
Published on: Mar 4, 2016
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Hearing a doctor confirm that one has cancer may be a shockingrevelation. This news may be too hard to bear, psychiatrists say, and it issomething that would take some time to process and take in. Men andwomen afflicted with cancer may try to look at their future with hope.However, there are some things that are unchangeable and at times arealso unavoidable. There are symptoms of withdrawal that may beexperienced when taking several medications that would control pain.
The malignancy of this disease is often hard to contain because it is knownto infect nearby tissues and cells. Going through radiation the treatmentwould take its toll on the body because anticancer medications may affectthe healthy cells in the body. For this reason, cells that form the nails, skinand hair are often targeted by the drug that is supposed to kill only themalignant cells. The afflicted persons would gradually lose their energyand would lose their interest in doing activities that might require themfrom exerting any effort. This has lead to feelings of emptiness and sadnesson their part because they are not able to enjoy their life the way that theywould have wanted.At times they may not have a restful sleep because thoughts of tomorrowwould plague their mind or they may have bouts of pain all through thenight, says most sleep specialists. Due to the lack of sufficient sleep atnight, they may not have their full concentration and would be prone tocommitting mistakes.
Having felt all these negativity, men and women who have cancer maycontemplate on dying before their time. Thoughts of suicide among cancerpatients are severely high during the first few weeks of diagnosis, medicalexperts say.These symptoms of mental health problems are to be expected, psychiatristssay, though they are not normal and should be treated promptly.Antidepressants may help ease the symptoms, although medical studiesfound at the http://www.zoloftlawsuithelpcenter.com show that thesemedications may increase the risks of suicide.URL References:mayoclinic.com/health/cancer-and-depression/MY01567cancer.org/Treatment/TreatmentsandSideEffects/EmotionalSideEffects/AnxietyFearandDepression/anxiety-fear-and-depression-toccancer.gov/cancertopics/pdq/supportivecare/depression/Patient/page2