Depression (Major Depressive Disorder) – is a common and serious medical illness that negatively affects how you feel, the way you think, and how you act. Fortunately, it is also treatable. Patients have the option of traditional psychopharmacologic medications to more of an interventional approach, such as TMS (Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation) and now Spravato (nasal esketamine).
Depression can be characterized by a persistent low mood accompanied by the inability to feel pleasure. In addition, a patient may experience difficulties with focus and concentration, low energy, crying episodes, difficulty getting up and getting started with the day, problems with sleep and appetite, and even suicidal ideation.
If you have experienced the symptoms below for at least 2 weeks-please consider talking with your primary care clinician or contacting our office regarding possible treatment options:
Depressive symptoms that have never resolved despite adequate treatment.
You are not alone.