Top
10
Doctor insights on: Symptoms Of Depression And Anxiety

Share
Dr. Pamela Pappas
4,492 doctors shared insights

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


2

2
What are the most common physical symptoms of depression and anxiety?

What are the most common physical symptoms of depression and anxiety?

Symptoms: Physical symptoms of depression: insomnia or hypersomnia; inability to concentrate ; lack of motivation; lack of appetite or over-eating. Emotional: anhedonia ( can't find pleasure in idaho activities) suicidality. Physical symptoms of anxiety; visceral; diarrhea, nausea, upset stomach; rapid heartbeat; shakiness, dizziness, emotional: panic attacks, feelings of going crazy or dying (you are not). ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
3

3
What are the symptoms for depression and social anxiety?

Depression and SAD: Rather than attempt a litany of symptoms that would not fit in the space to begin with, I am referring you to two separate articles, one on depression and one on social anxiety disorder that should be quite informative. Best wishes. En.Wikipedia.Org/wiki/major_depressive_disorder en.Wikipedia.Org/wiki/social_anxiety_disorder. ...Read more

5

5
What are signs/symptoms of depression, anxiety, and panic attacks?

What are signs/symptoms of depression, anxiety, and panic attacks?

There are many: Symptoms of depression and anxiety can include low self-esteem, irritability, changes in sleep, diminished sexual interest, appetite changes, cognitive deficits, loss of motivation, very low or very high energy levels and decreased patience. Panic is a sense of impending doom usually followed by physical changes such as increased heart rate, nausea or shortness of breath. ...Read more

6

6
Always thinking of possible diseases and symptoms! is it depression, anxiety or paranoia? Symptoms may be psychological?

Always thinking of possible diseases and symptoms! is it depression, anxiety or paranoia? Symptoms may be psychological?

Worried or ill??: Are you ill or worried you will become ill? See your physician for a check-up. If he/she says you are physically well, he/she can refer you to a psychiatrist to see if you have anxiety and what the treatment might be. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
7

7
Will progesterone cream help with peri-menopausal symptoms like depression, anxiety?

Will progesterone cream help with peri-menopausal symptoms like depression, anxiety?

Unlikely: In my clinical experience it is highly unlikely, although individual results might vary. It can't hurt to try for a short while, but don't expect a miracle. Further, be aware the otc 'progesterone creams' rarely contain any actual Progesterone (especially the mexican yam extracts, ) and the amount and bioavailability is pretty unreliable - sorry to say. ...Read more

8

8
T level of 375. Symptoms of fatigue, depression, anxiety. Can t level be too low? Was taking propecia (finasteride) for 12 years. Stopped 6 months ago. Can propecia (finasteride) effect t level?

T level of 375. Symptoms of fatigue, depression, anxiety. Can t level be too low? Was taking propecia (finasteride) for 12 years. Stopped 6 months ago. Can propecia (finasteride) effect t level?

Good question: For your age, i would say that your testosterone level is a bit low. It is probably not from the propecia, (finasteride) though. There are a many reasons for low t that you should investigate with your doctor like the medications your are on. Also lifestyle/diet, stress, other hormones imbalances including thyroid, and even infections can effect t levels. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
9

9
My friend thinks I have fibromyalgia. What are symptoms? I have depression/anxiety cognitive function disorder. Chronic neck, back (esp. Lower), & rt. Hip/pelvic pain from falls/accidents.

My friend thinks I have fibromyalgia. What are symptoms? I have depression/anxiety cognitive function disorder. Chronic neck, back (esp. Lower), & rt. Hip/pelvic pain from falls/accidents.

Chronic pain: Fibromyalgia is a name looking for a disease. The better concept is chronic pain disorder. This has become an epidemic in our current society. Chronic pain may be in the head, back, neck, belly, hips, knees, or all over. Very common to be associated with depression and anxiety. Often the condition worsens on medications and after surgery. Counseling and acceptance are more effective. ...Read more

See 2 more doctor answers
Dr. Heidi Fowler
3,157 doctors shared insights

Anxiety (Definition)

Anxiety is a general term for several disorders that cause nervousness, fear, apprehension, and worrying. These disorders affect how we feel and behave, and they can manifest real physical symptoms. Mild anxiety is vague and unsettling, while severe anxiety can be extremely debilitating, having a serious ...Read more


Young Health (Definition)

Young Health ...Read more