What are the symptoms of Anxiety?
- Feeling restless, wound-up, or on-edge.
- Being easily fatigued.
- Having difficulty concentrating.
- Being irritable.
- Having headaches, muscle aches, stomachaches, or unexplained pains.
- Difficulty controlling feelings of worry.
- Having sleep problems, such as difficulty falling or staying asleep.
What is the best way to treat anxiety?
While medication is helpful, often times therapy is the best treatment. Therapy can treat more than just the symptoms. therapy can help uncover the underlying causes and work to address those triggers.
What else should I know about anxiety?
Anxiety has many types and many triggers. It is best to talk to your therapist or psychiatrist for a full diagnosis. Sometimes anxiety is caused by medical conditions so you may need to see your doctor to rule-out a medical cause.
What are the symptoms of Depression?
- Sleep problems.
- Loss of appetite or other eating issues.
- Lack of energy/fatigue
- Loss of concentration.
- Problems with self-image or confidence.
- Ongoing thoughts of death or suicide.
- Physical aches and pains
- Depressed mood
- Loss of interest or isolation
What are the best treatment options for Depression?
Therapy is a great place to start. There are many treatment options including medication and therapy. Talking to your therapist is a great place to learn more about your options. CBT (Cognitive Behavioral Therapy) is a common intervention used for depression and has shown to be effective at treating depression but also at preventing a relapse of depression.
What else should I know about depression?
Sadness, isolation, and feeling down can be a part of everyday life. However, if a person has these feelings almost daily for more than 2 weeks, and if they begin to affect work or social life, then they may be experiencing depression. There are many triggers and contributing factors to depression. You and your therapist can develop a plan to fit your needs, your triggers and your current and future situations.
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