Anxiety is a normal part of life. You might feel anxious when faced with a problem at work, before taking a test, or making an important decision. But anxiety disorders involve more than temporary worry or fear. For a person with an anxiety disorder, they worry for months and face several anxiety-related symptoms. The anxiety does not go away and can get worse over time. It can interfere with daily activities such as job performance, school work, and relationships.
Depression is the most common psychiatric disorder in the general population
Depression manifestations include sadness, emotional distress, emotional numbness, anxiety or irritability, loss of energy, changes in sleep, appetite, or weight.
Important: We only treat stable and mild cases of anxiety and depression. Patients with a severe case should seek immediate care or call 911.
We do NOT prescribe controlled substances like Benzodiazepines ( Xanax, Ativan, etc.)
Generalized anxiety disorder display excessive anxiety or worry for months and face several symptoms such as restlessness, difficulty concentrating, irritability, or sleep problems
Panic disorder is recurrent unexpected panic attacks, which are sudden periods of intense fear that may include pounding heart, sweating, trembling, sensations of shortness of breath.
Sometimes called “social phobia” is marked by extreme fear of social or performance situations in which the individual expect to feel judged, rejected or embarrassed
Untreated depression may lead to decreased quality of life, increased mortality, and increased economic burden.