Depression is low mood, that lasts for a long time and affects your everyday life. In its mildest form, depression may not stop you from leading a normal life, but makes everything harder and less enjoyable.At its most severe, depression can be life-threatening because it can make you feel suicidal or simply give up the will to live.
Being upset when something goes wrong or feeling a bit low is normal. If these feelings persist, they don’t improve when something good happens, or they are very severe then you might be depressed However, depression can cause a range of different mental and physical symptoms that can make it difficult to recognise when you need depression treatment.
Symptoms of depression can include:
If you think that you might be depressed or you’re concerned about your emotional wellbeing then it is important to seek depression treatment. Depression isn’t just a low mood that you can fix through willpower alone. It can be a serious medical condition that requires careful management.
Shame and Guilt gets in the way of some calling for help. It can also be difficult to recognise the symptoms of depression in yourself or to find the energy to seek help. However, taking this step can make a big difference. Depression treatment can help to relieve your symptoms and provide tools for managing them when they appear.
Dr Balu may recommend some of the following treatments for depression:
Be assured that we understand those emotions which get in the way of your recovery. Depression treatment can help you to understand and manage your feelings, which can make a significant difference to your daily life. Get in touch to learn more about Dr Balu’s approach and the many treatment options that are available to help you. Leave your contact details and we will call you.