A member asked:

Got depression and hope doctor gives me tablets tomorrow as got anxiety as well,if i ask for medication will i get it?

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Dr. Paul Pyles answered

Specializes in Addiction Medicine

Depression and anxiety are very serious conditions. Medication is just one treatment option. Talk therapy with a trained therapist may be prescribed. Exercise, diet, and meditation are also helpful. Avoiding use of alcohol, caffeine and other substances harmful to the brain is also important. Best wishes!

Answered Oct 23, 2017

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Dr. Judith Tellerman answered

Specializes in Clinical Psychology

1st have a physical exam to rule out a physical problem. Please consult with a Clinical Psychologist for psychotherapy to help you with ZOOM.com sessions. With psychotherapy you can change & find better coping mechanisms for dealing with stress and with Depression that makes it hard to cope with stress. Medication can be helpful prescribed by a Psychiatrist.

Answered Oct 1, 2020

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