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How to defeat depression and social anxiety?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Your Dr can assess

for mood disorder & causative underlying medical conditions.
Talking therapy (Cognitive Behavioral Therapy or insight oriented psychotherapy) is allows for lasting change. Psychiatric meds may be indicated. Don't isolate. Spend time w people. Use your support system. Get out. Get at least 8 hrs of sleep/ night & eat healthfully. Daily aerobic physical activity is a big +. Try acupuncture, tai chi

In brief: Your Dr can assess

for mood disorder & causative underlying medical conditions.
Talking therapy (Cognitive Behavioral Therapy or insight oriented psychotherapy) is allows for lasting change. Psychiatric meds may be indicated. Don't isolate. Spend time w people. Use your support system. Get out. Get at least 8 hrs of sleep/ night & eat healthfully. Daily aerobic physical activity is a big +. Try acupuncture, tai chi
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Dr. Jason Berman
Clinical Psychology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Counseling

With a trusted and competent therapist to start.
Also, exercise, have positive relationships, avoid isolation

In brief: Counseling

With a trusted and competent therapist to start.
Also, exercise, have positive relationships, avoid isolation
Dr. Jason Berman
Dr. Jason Berman
Thank
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