If you’re experiencing feelings of deep sadness or a lack of enthusiasm towards daily tasks, you may be suffering from depression. This mood disorder can often leave people feeling unhappy or miserable for reasons they can’t identify. At Integrated Mind Medicine, Mencia Gomez De Vargas, MD, is dedicated to offering compassionate care. In addition to medication management, she focuses on a broad, integrated approach for depression. To learn more, call the office in Miami Beach, Florida, or book an appointment online.
While it is normal to experience sadness after a traumatic event, loss, or situation, people suffering from depression often have severe symptoms for a prolonged time.
With depression, you may be unable to figure out the reason for your sadness. Seeking treatment is important so you can prevent symptoms from becoming more serious.
If you have depression, you may experience symptoms such as:
You may also experience issues with thinking clearly, memory, or time management.
People of all ages can suffer from depression, but certain factors can contribute to the likelihood of developing depression, including:
In addition, changes in your social or family life, such as financial instability, can increase your risk of depression.
Dr. Gomez is committed to helping you manage your depression. Using a broad, integrated approach, she explores the causes that lead to your feelings of sadness and apprehension to provide practical and affordable solutions.
Therapy can help to identify specific factors contributing to depression. Dr. Gomez provides psychotherapy services that help you to control your daily stress, increase your confidence, and manage any day-to-day challenges.
Additionally, Dr. Gomez offers genetic testing to help with medication management. With this information, she can prescribe the most appropriate medication to provide effective relief to your symptoms.
No matter the severity of your symptoms, Dr. Gomez can help you on a path to a clear, healthy mindset. To schedule an appointment, call the office or book online.