Depression can be experienced by many and can arise in many forms, some more obvious than others. Depression manifests differently person to person and not a single individual will experience the same symptoms and experience as another individual with depression. One person could go about their day easily and push through, another could stay in bed all day while some have trouble falling asleep while another individual sleeps all the time. However, some of the similarities amongst these individuals include sustained saddness and/or a depressed mood for 14 days. Other changes include sleep, apetite, mood, anxiety levels, and energy.
The main risk factors for depression include:
Depression can occur at different stages of an individuals life for difference reasons and this is what makes depression such a common mental health illness. Fortunately, depression can be cured by antidepressants including SSRI's (Selective Seratonin Reuptake Inhibitor), talk therapy, and even Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation. Click on the info tab for more on how TMS works and call us today to schedule an appointment to see if this treatment is right for you!