Feeling constant sadness is no way to live, but depression is a common mental health disorder many adults face. At Integrated Premier Group Specialty in Tempe, Arizona, offering in-person and mobile appointments, primary care specialists diagnose and treat depression to reduce sadness and give you a better quality of life. Call the office to schedule an appointment or book one online today.
Depression is a type of mood disorder that causes persistent feelings of sadness and loss of interest in favorite activities. Depression symptoms range in severity from mild to severe and debilitating. They can negatively affect your job, school, or relationships with other people.
Treatment with Integrated Premier Group Specialty offers symptom relief and can drastically improve your quality of life.
Common signs and symptoms of depression include:
You might lose the desire to do activities you once loved or experience anxiety with depression, as these two mental health conditions often occur together.
Anyone can develop depression, but some factors increase your risk of having it. Examples include:
If you suspect you have depression, visit Integrated Premier Group Specialty for an evaluation as soon as possible.
To diagnose depression or another mental health disorder, your specialist discusses your symptoms and medical history. They complete a physical exam, may order lab tests, and complete a comprehensive psychiatric evaluation to develop an effective treatment.
Common treatments for depression include:
Adopting healthy habits can reduce symptoms of depression. Avoid drugs and alcohol, eat healthy foods, get regular exercise, maintain a healthy weight, reduce stress, and get plenty of sleep. You might also try meditation, yoga, Tai chi, spirituality, or massage therapy.
Taking certain medications can reduce depression symptoms and give you a better quality of life.
Integrated Premier Group Specialty offers psychotherapy and counseling to help you better deal with depression and its symptoms.
If you struggle with depression, relief is within reach at Integrated Premier Group Specialty. Call the office to schedule an evaluation or book an appointment online today.