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I am so depressed and i don't know what i'm doing wrong. Help/advice?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry
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In brief: You might not be

doing anything wrong.
Start with a medical evaluation to rule out medical causes of your symptoms. Medications are sometimes indicated. Talking therapy to include Cognitive Behavioral therapy or psychotherapy can be effective. Aim for daily exercise, 8 hours of sleep per night & good nutrition w 5 servings of veggies & 4 of fruit per day. Try tai chi, yoga, Qi Gong, progressive muscle relaxation,

In brief: You might not be

doing anything wrong.
Start with a medical evaluation to rule out medical causes of your symptoms. Medications are sometimes indicated. Talking therapy to include Cognitive Behavioral therapy or psychotherapy can be effective. Aim for daily exercise, 8 hours of sleep per night & good nutrition w 5 servings of veggies & 4 of fruit per day. Try tai chi, yoga, Qi Gong, progressive muscle relaxation,
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
deep breathing exercises & meditation. Don't isolate - spend time w friends & stay active.
Dr. Alan Ali
Psychiatry

In brief: Depressed

After evaluation by your primary care doc.
, an assessment by a psychiatrist will guide u to right treatment.

In brief: Depressed

After evaluation by your primary care doc.
, an assessment by a psychiatrist will guide u to right treatment.
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali
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