A 44-year-old member asked:
Do you know of other medical conditions that create similar symptoms to those of depression and anxiety?
1 doctor answer • 4 doctors weighed in
psychiatry 21 years experience
Yes- multiple causes: Causes of depression and anxiety can be multifactorial such as : having a positive family history , brain chemistry changes, medical illnesses (i.E thyroid disease), perimenopause, side effects from medications, major life stressors, substance use/abuse and history of abuse/trauma.
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