Anxiety and Depression

One of the most common and severe mental health issues found nowadays is anxiety and depression. It is a mood disorder that affects an individual's feelings and thoughts. The patient faces trouble in coping up with his daily chores. It is called clinical depression or major depressive disorder. Some people experience these feelings acutely. Some undergo this state for an extended period, while some don't even have any symptoms.

Causes of Anxiety and Depression

The causes of depression and anxiety disorders are still not very clear. However, it can vary from person to person. Mostly it is the traumatic life experiences that trigger the condition. It may also affect anybody, from teens to the elderly. 

In general, there are just a few medical reasons connected to mental health issues. Some of them are:

  • Diabetes
  • Heart disease
  • Hyperthyroidism
  • Misuse or withdrawal of the drug
  • Alcohol withdrawal 
  • Exceptional tumors that develop fight-or-flight hormones 
Symptoms

There can be a range of symptoms related to anxiety and disorder. Generally, feeling low all the time is one prevalent symptom. But there is a slight difference between the two and their symptoms. 

Behavioral changes and physical symptoms caused by depression are:

  • Feeling sluggish, chronic fatigue, and decreased energy
  • Difficulty in Concentration
  • Cramps, pain, gastrointestinal issues, or aches
  • Change in weight or appetite
  • Sleeping disorders

There can also be emotional symptoms related to depression:

  • No longer finding pleasure in things
  • Constant feelings of being lonely, anxiety, or sadness
  • Feeling pessimistic
  • Feeling worthless and guilty
  • Suicidal thoughts and attempts

Anxiety or worry has a bit different symptoms that include:

  • Feeling weak easily
  • Muscle tension
  • Racing heart
  • Grinding teeth
  • Trouble in sleeping
  • Difficulty in recalling and focusing

Its emotional symptoms are:

  • Dread
  • Panic
  • Unable to control fear or worry
  • Irritability or restlessness
How can 7DMC help?

With 7DMC, you get the solution to all your questions. We try to provide you with a home-like feeling when you visit us for treatment. Although anxiety and depression differ from each other a bit, they require the same treatment. Both can be treated with therapies and medication.  The following are the types of therapies we provide to control these feelings:

  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy: This helps to adjust the behaviors, thoughts, and even reactions.
  • Interpersonal Therapy: It helps to learn communication tactics to express oneself better.
  • Problem-Solving Therapy: This method intends to teach coping skills to balance the symptoms.

Some of the common medications used in these cases by our specialists are:

  • Antidepressants
  • Antianxiety medications
  • Mood stabilizers

Our experts listen to you calmly and understand the root cause of your disorder. We here seek a permanent solution to your problems and not a temporary one.

We extend our hands to anybody who wants to have their feelings heard at 7DMC. People are often hesitant because they are afraid of being judged. Our specialists, on the other hand, are entirely open-minded. We also pledge to keep our patients' information private.

Hence, book an appointment today if you are looking for depression and anxiety treatment in Dubai without any delay.