Dr. Tony Salamay

Functional treatment of depression

Sadness, feeling miserable or being down in the dumps, we have all felt the many forms of depression one time or the other. Changing moods, high and lows of emotions are natural parts of the human mind. These feelings are inevitable but alternate between themselves. But if feeling blue gives way to a persistent feeling of depression over a long period of time then one is suffering from clinical depression or major depressive disorder. Unlike the former this will not go away by itself and needs intuitive therapy to revert the symptoms.

If you or a loved one is suffering from clinical depression you can opt for functional treatment of depression in Panama City, Fl. to receive holistic care and therapy.

Prolonged depression gives way to lack of interest, negativity, apathy, social behavior and even give rise to suicidal thoughts. This mood disorder can also lead to physical problems like insomnia, headaches, heartburn, weakness, indigestion or cramps and seriously disrupt normal routine. Painkillers for the headaches, muscle relaxants for the cramps, anti-depressant and sleeping pills to let you sleep and rest your mind are just treating the symptoms. You need more than traditional medical science to find solutions for depression. It needs long term treatment like you do for diabetes or hypertension, but unlike those conditions depression has real chances of healing with the help of advanced depression treatment in Panama City, Fl.

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Depression: Symptoms

  • Feeling consistently sad or unhappy
  • Easy irritation or frustration
  • Lack of interest
  • Low libido
  • Sleep disorders – excess sleeping or insomnia
  • Extreme changes in appetite — overeating or anorexia
  • Agitation or restlessness
  • Angry outbursts
  • Concentration and memory problems
  • Easily distracted and indecisive
  • Loss of energy and fatigue
  • Suicidal and dark thoughts
  • Physical manifestations of the mood in various aches and pains

The exact causes of depression can be difficult to identify. For some it may be environmental factors, physical problems, stress events or even chemical changes in the brain. In some cases genetic predisposition also plays a role though social and personal environments matter more like personal tragedies or professional failures. Depression can also be caused by serious addictions – drug, alcohol, nicotine, as side-effects of medications for serious illnesses, long term pain. The exact cause is important to make sure one gets the proper and effective treat, depression treatment .Though it’s a mental state, depression can change or distort your way of life and of those around you. Get the right help without letting it pull you down any further.

Functional treatment of depression in Panama City, Fl.

Physical and nutritional counseling form an intrinsic part of depression treatment. The general consensus is that psychological counseling can help treat this disease but in reality overall wellness of the body has got a lot to do with the mind fresh and positive.

Advanced depression treatment therefore focuses on internal alignment of the system, finding the right nutritional and hormonal balance with the help of clinical nutrition, complementing the therapy with functional medicine - an overall holistic approach to treat this common yet unique state of the mind.

Written by: +Tony Salamay

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