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Doctor insights on: Anxious Depression

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Dr. Pamela Pappas
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Depression (Definition)

Depression is a mood disorder that can affect behavior and emotions. Symptoms of depression include feeling down most of the time, losing interest in previously enjoyable activities, increase or decrease in appetite or weight, sleeping more or less, becoming easily agitated or lethargic, feeling worthless, feeling guilty, having difficulty concentrating, thinking more about death and dying. Depression can sometimes result in suicidal thoughts and plans. In this case, emergent ...Read more


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Absences, Feeling detached, déjà vu, wrenching, heart racing, memory loss, confusion, leaves me anxious, depression, stress?

Absences, Feeling detached, déjà vu, wrenching, heart racing, memory loss, confusion, leaves me anxious, depression, stress?

Eval: If there are no physical causes of the symptoms described as to be determined by your doctor, consider getting a psychiatric evaluation. I am betting your stress level is at an all time high currently and needs relief. ...Read more

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Dear Doctor, my wife has following symptoms. Unexplained weight gain; Anxiety; Cyclical headaches; Lethargic depression; Rapid weight gain; Mood swing; Anxious depression; Thinning hair on the head & hair fall; Restless legs; Sometimes get urinary tracts

Dear Doctor, my wife has following symptoms. Unexplained weight gain; Anxiety; Cyclical headaches; Lethargic depression; Rapid weight gain; Mood swing; Anxious depression; Thinning hair on the head & hair fall; Restless legs; Sometimes get urinary tracts

Hormones?: It sounds cliche but in your wife her hormones definitely seem out of kilter. Of course, what's causing that is another question. She really could use a good physical examination followed by appropriate lab and/or diagnostic testing. ...Read more

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Anxious and jobless- can seem to get rid of the feeling of depression!? Help plz!

Anxious and jobless- can seem to get rid of the feeling of depression!? Help plz!

See your doctor: See your doctor about your complaints, so that evaluation can be done and you can get help. One can have a true depression overlie a life situation, and in this case treatment is needed. There are certain things that can exacerbate anxiety and depression, and your doctor can advise you about those. You can also consider using some of your "out of work" time for volunteering -- this can help. ...Read more

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Age23f.I took ecitalopram 10mg for depression&anger for the first time and after 1&1/2 hour i felt like anxious and palpitations.i want to know why?

Age23f.I took ecitalopram 10mg for depression&anger for the first time and after 1&1/2 hour i felt like anxious and palpitations.i want to know why?

Side effects of meds: Citalopram has known side effects that include tremors, nervousness, anxiety, and nausea. There are also some less-common effects on heart function. You were taking the lowest dose available, and got immediate side effects. I would recommend talking with your doctor, and switching to another antidepressant. Consider CBT psychotherapy for your depression and anger;more effective than meds alone ...Read more

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Health Anxiety,On 7th Day Lustral 50 after a quit & get rebound, the first days I's feeling depression now I feel anxious, is this normal? I'm with dr

Health Anxiety,On 7th Day Lustral 50 after a quit & get rebound, the first days I's feeling depression now I feel anxious, is this normal? I'm with dr

Yes: Hey Salam khaled it is normal , this kind of medication take 2-3 weeks to feel the real effect so be patient and stick with your doctor advises.you are young and healthy be strong and you can fight this every one of us go through tough time that not a weakness it is a strength it will leave us stronger. Bilsalamah inshallah ...Read more

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Was in a car wreck last yr & got hit pretty hard on both sides of my head.But could that cause depression?i've been feeling sad and anxious &insecure

Was in a car wreck last yr & got hit pretty hard on both sides of my head.But could that cause depression?i've been feeling sad and anxious &insecure

Traumatic Brain Inj?: If you fit the criteria for what is termed Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) then, you've a category of brain trauma we know can precipitate changes in personality such as depression, anxiety and insecurity where once there weren't such feelings. You need to be seen by a neurologist for an evaluation. If you'd like to speak with me in consultation: www.healthtap.com/drsaghafi Key Code: PDXFNR ...Read more

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