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Q. I need some advice on how to bring up the subject?

How do I approach my doctor about depression? I believe that I’m depressed. I did some research and have found some symptoms of the depression match what I have. I go for days without sleep, and then sleep for more than 18 hours straight. My eating habits are all off. I have no hope for the future, I know I need help, but how do I bring this up? I have been too shy to do so before, and haven't told anyone how I feel. I need some advice on how to bring up the subject?
A1You did a very good job with what you said in your post. A++ and a couple of gold stars.

Just tell that to your doctor. Doctors usually have heard it all, so there is no reason to hold back. Just blurt it out. Get it out into the open. I seriously doubt your doctor's response will be negative. If its depression you have, your doctor can easily treat you. Medications can get you stabilized and life can get better with it. You would be very surprised if you only knew just how many people are really taking depression medication. It makes me smile every time I remember that. So many people are secretive about it. But there's no good reason for that. Lots and lots of people have gone through periods of depression. Abraham Lincoln was one of those people. You may find that you have gotten used to the "depressed you" and after taking medication for a couple of weeks, the "non-depressed you" will start to come back and it will seem a little strange. Others may notice a d
A2Hello. Good that you have at least decided to share here. Go to the hospital and tell them that you have Depression. They will know what to do. Please understand that it is not your fault and I am sure that you can overcome depression for sure as there are various treatments available and depression is very much curable. You need to understand the facts and also It is nothing to be ashamed of. Good Luck!!!
A3having a depression is not a shame. you'd be surprised how common it is and how it affects anyone, no matter how they look, how much money they have, and what a good carrier they have. today going to a therapist due to a depression is more common then ever, and therapists see many of it. they have a lot of experience in the subject. i went to a psychologist about depression and it was the smartest decision i've made. do it.

Q. what is the right diet for a diabetic people? where can i find guiding on the subject?

A1To be under control for Type2 diabetic persons is go away from carbs, fats, sweets, rise ...etc.and to get meals of rich garden salad and fruits, but not fruits contains glucose.Also to get used on daily exercises and the best is to have not less than 45 minutes walking at least 3 times per week.
A2the best way to do that is see a nutritionist. they will now how to help you and build a special program fit to your daily needs. diabetes is more of how to build a routine then what to eat. you have to know an hour in advance what you going to eat and how much. depends on your diabetes type,meds and condition.

Q. I’m doing a dissertation on alcoholism and I’m looking for recent books written on the subject?

Looking for recent books written about alcoholism, need some up to date books with recent research on the subject. Does anyone recommend or know of any.
A1There is a recent true book called Mother's Ruin by Nicola Barry which is a bout alcoholism. And also the writer Augusten Burroughs writes a lot about alcohol Hope this helps.
A2It's really quite simple. Go to the Barnes & Noble website, search for "alcoholism" and you will have over three thousand books from which to choose. The question is: how much money do you want to spend?
http://search.barnesandnoble.com/booksearch/results.asp?WRD=alcoholism
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