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Can a person who is recovered from depression have low mood periodically?

09 Dec
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User's Question

I am having depression problem, and  it happens periodically. During those situation it's intensity is high. Now I am on medication, and it is under control. still it happen Periodically, but intensity is low. 
Does person who is not suffering from depression has low mood occurs periodically? 
15 Dec
Dr. KV Anand

Doctors Answer

Dec 15, 2015 03:21 PM

Dear, Yes. Depressive disorder is a chronic neuro chemical disorder and it needs life long treatment. The symptoms of depression do occur periodically. The intensity of the symptom may vary. If you tak proper treatment the intensity of symptoms can be reduced and you will be able to manage it properly. Management is equivalent to cure. 

01 Jan
Name Confidential

Follow up Question

Jan 01, 2016 03:17 PM

Thank you so much Dr. KV Anand  for your reply.

01 Jan
Shiva Raman Pandey

Doctors Answer

Jan 01, 2016 03:20 PM

I agree with Dr Anand.