Anxiety ~ Depression

Experiencing occasional anxiety is a normal part of life, but it is when it starts to affect your daily living activities that it should be addressed.  Common signs and symptoms include:

Intense nervousness, restlessness or tension

Feeling or sense of danger, panic or doom

Rapid heart rate and/or breathing

Excessive sweating and/or trembling

Excessive fatigue and compulsive worry

Concentration issues

Sleep disturbance

Gastrointestinal (GI) problems

Excessive avoidance

Depression causes a persistent feeling of sadness and loss of interest. It affects how you feel, think and behave and can lead to a variety of emotional and physical problems. You may have trouble doing normal day-to-day activities, and sometimes you may feel as if life isn't worth living. Common signs and symptoms include:

Intense feelings of sadness, emptiness, or hopelessness

Anger, irritability, frustration over small matters

Sleep disturbances

Lack of energy

Reduced appetite and sudden weight loss, or increased cravings and weight gain

Excessive negative thoughts about self-worth

Concentration issues, decision-making issues, and forgetfulness

Possible thoughts of death, and suicide

Unexplained physical problems such as back pain or headaches