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I am experiencing feeling depressed (quality: feelings of despair, feelings of worthlessness) and feeling anxious (worsened by: psychological stress) . The following also describe me: Sadness, Mood swings, Lack of pleasure, Insomnia, and Apathy. What sh

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Dr. Al Hegab
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: You need

professional help, see a psychiatrist for evaluation, you can use HealthTap as a start, but ultimately, if you need medications, you will need to see a psychiatrist in person, good luck

In brief: You need

professional help, see a psychiatrist for evaluation, you can use HealthTap as a start, but ultimately, if you need medications, you will need to see a psychiatrist in person, good luck
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry
1 doctor agrees

In brief: You can

start w a medical eval.
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy or insight oriented psychotherapy can help. Don't isolate. Spend time w people. Use your support system. Get out. Don’t stagnate at home. Get at least 8 hours of sleep/night & eat healthfully. Daily aerobic physical activity is a big +. Try acupuncture, tai chi, qi gong, yoga or meditation. Recommend the “Feeling Good Book" by Dr. David Burns.

In brief: You can

start w a medical eval.
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy or insight oriented psychotherapy can help. Don't isolate. Spend time w people. Use your support system. Get out. Don’t stagnate at home. Get at least 8 hours of sleep/night & eat healthfully. Daily aerobic physical activity is a big +. Try acupuncture, tai chi, qi gong, yoga or meditation. Recommend the “Feeling Good Book" by Dr. David Burns.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Dr. Dean Giannone
Internal Medicine

In brief: Counseling.

Assuming there's nothing medical going on, for consideration of which you may want to visit a medical doctor, then a visit with a psychologist/therapist/counselor would be wise.
You may need help with elucidating the cause of this anxiety and depression and developing coping mechanisms.

In brief: Counseling.

Assuming there's nothing medical going on, for consideration of which you may want to visit a medical doctor, then a visit with a psychologist/therapist/counselor would be wise.
You may need help with elucidating the cause of this anxiety and depression and developing coping mechanisms.
Dr. Dean Giannone
Dr. Dean Giannone
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