Anxiety and depression affect nearly 20% of the population and anxiety is the most common mental health condition in the country. At Discover Health, integrative family medicine specialist Dr. Radha Lewis, find the underlying cause of your anxiety and depression and prescribe a treatment plan that restores stability. Practicing at Discover Health in San Francisco's North Beach, these doctors combine natural and conventional treatments to bring you the best care possible. Don’t let anxiety or depression ruin your life, call to schedule your appointment or book it online today.
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, we may test for:
After your initial 90-minute consultation, we create 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, we 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. Call the office today to schedule or book your appointment online.