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Woman with Depression

Comprehending your own mental state is often difficult. Explaining your state of mind to others can be even more difficult. Some of the challenges you may face include heart palpitations, finding it hard to catch your breath, restlessness and dizzy spells. You may feel a persistent sense of sadness causing you to lose interest in hobbies or activities you previously enjoyed.

A general lack of energy and motivation will cause you to struggle to complete everyday activities. Friends and family may notice that you experience extreme mood swings or emotional outbursts. Changes to your frame of mind in reaction to your environment is normal, but if you react with extreme distress or anger, this could indicate worsening mental health.

The Effect of Mental Health on the Body

A decline in your mental health affects more than just the mind. Changes to your routine and appearance are directly linked to your psyche. Physical symptoms of a mood disorder include sweating, trembling and diarrhea. You could experience an irregular sleep pattern, sleeping too much or too little. Sufferers may find it hard to fall and stay asleep.

Rapidly gaining or losing weight indicates disordered eating habits and could be one of the first indicators to loved ones that you are experiencing problems. If you are normally outgoing, yet are now choosing to be reclusive and withdrawn, this may point to a worsening mood. Finally, the abuse of alcohol or drugs is a common coping mechanism for those experiencing a poor state of mind, but this can exacerbate the issue.

Prioritize Your Mental Health

Ignoring or downplaying mental health concerns can have devastating consequences. Familial and social relationships will suffer. You risk losing your employment due to excessive time off work or a lackluster output. Critically, you may experience suicidal thoughts or attempt to take your own life.

Traditional therapy and antidepressants are not a good fit for many people. In this case, you may benefit from a course of Ketamine. At the Ketamine Healing Clinic of Los Angeles, we will tailor your treatment to your unique circumstances. Our patients report an almost immediate improvement in mood compared to waiting several months under common medication.

Reclaim your normality by contacting our clinic today to learn more about ketamine therapy.

Posted on behalf of Ketamine Healing Clinic of Los Angeles & Orange County

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