Monday, May 23, 2011

Cause #5 of Depression and Anxiety

Physical Illness

Physical problems can affect your mood.

These include sleep apnea, nutritional deficiencies eg folate and B12 deficiency, thyroid disorders, sleep deprivation, certain medications, premenstrual syndrome, chronic pain etc.

Your Family Doctor will rule out these "organic" factors as a routine part of your assessment for Depression and Anxiety.

Next publication is on "What is Cognitive Behavioural Therapy CBT"

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