Everyone experiences sadness or low mood from time to time, but these feelings generally fade with time. Depression is distinct from a major depressive disorder or clinical depression. It can produce severe symptoms that impair how you feel, think, and handle everyday tasks like sleeping, eating, and working. If you are experiencing any symptoms of depression get yourself checked.
Anxiety is something that everyone experiences from time to time. When confronted with difficulty at work, before taking an exam, or before making a major choice, you may experience anxiety. Anxiety disorders, on the other hand, are more than just transient anxiety or dread. Anxiety does not go away in those who have anxiety disorders, and it might become worse with time. It is better to get your anxiety treatments done before it starts to affect your health, work or family life.
Our Department of Psychiatry has treated over 2,00,000+ patients with anxiety/depression problems over the last 46 years. Our team of highly experienced Psychiatrists will ensure you receive the best anxiety/depression treatment in Coimbatore.
Our team of highly trained Psychiatrists have both the experience and clinical expertise to provide the best anxiety/depression treatment in Coimbatore.
Dr. V. Nandakumar is a Consultant Psychiatrist of the Department of Psychiatry at Sri Ramakrishna Hospital. He has over 31 years of experience and is a specialist in Counselling and treatment for Depression/Anxiety.
I used to get severe anxiety attacks during the pandemic because of the situation. I was staying home all the time and I just started getting stressed day by day. It was tough and I thought to get myself checked for my symptoms. I was diagnosed with mental depression and I couldn't understand what to do. My doctor at Sri Ramakrishna hospital helped me diagnose my issue and I went through severe depression treatments.
I used to get stressed at small things and everyone said that it was just because of my menopause that I was going through a hormonal imbalance. When I got myself diagnosed at Sri Ramakrishna hospital I found out that I was going through depression and social anxiety for which I got the best treatment for anxiety and now I am feeling much better.
My child is doing poorly in school, what do I do? Who do I see?
A child's poor activity in school can tell a lot about his or her mental health. There may be various reasons why a child's performance is affected. Sometimes it can be something serious like underlying depression, abuse or trauma. It is advisable to visit a psychiatrist immediately, who can help you with proper diagnosis and if needed can recommend therapy or treatment based on the condition and needs of the child.
My husband drinks daily, how can I help him to stop?
Coming out of an alcohol addiction can be difficult and a stressful process. Few people tend to quit alcohol soon, but for others it becomes a part of their routine and the process of quitting seems impossible also due to the withdrawal symptoms. If the person is heavily addicted, visiting a hospital for detoxification is recommended. So the doctors can help in quitting alcohol through counseling and medication. It is important that during this process the family stand as a support, both emotionally and mentally.
Who is likely to get affected by depression?
According to many research studies, it is a disease that can strike anyone of any age, colour, income, culture, or academic level. Depression is thought to be caused by genetic, biochemical, environmental, and psychological factors. Other mental diseases and ailments, such as diabetes, cancer, heart disease, and chronic pain, can also cause depression. Depression can exacerbate these issues, and vice versa. Medication for some medical conditions can sometimes create adverse effects that exacerbate depressive symptoms or lead to new onset depressive state.
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