More than just feeling sad, when you suffer from anxiety and depression, you may feel like things are hopeless and that they’ll never get better. You may feel extreme unease and apprehension. You may worry and be nervous about the future, both in the short and long-term.
Depression and anxiety sometimes manifest as numbness or lethargy. They can also bring about feelings of fear, for yourself, others, and the world.
When they become overwhelming, depression and anxiety may interfere with your daily activities, causing changes in your eating and sleeping habits. They can also make things like socializing and managing your stress difficult.
Anxiety and depression arise in people’s lives for many reasons. Sometimes they’re caused by external factors, such as the death of a loved one or a serious illness. Other times, they may be caused by an imbalance in the body.
To determine the cause of your anxiety and depression, Dr. Farshchian may test for:
After your initial 90-minute consultation, Dr. Farshchian creates a customized treatment plan to address the underlying causes of your anxiety and depression. Depending on your symptoms and their severity, this plan may involve a multidimensional approach.
Your treatment plan is likely to address:
To help you reduce, and eventually eliminate, anxiety and depression, Dr. Farshchian may also recommend a variety of treatments. Depending on your specific case, the following may be suggested:
If your anxiety or depression is so severe that it affects how you function, it’s time to seek help. See a doctor if you have:
If anxiety and depression are making you miserable, find a natural solution that works, with Dr. Farshchian. Call the office today to schedule or book your appointment online.
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