Anxiety and Depression During COVID-19

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Anxiety and Depression During COVID-19

The world is seeing a pandemic that is sweeping the earth and having impacts on nearly all aspects of life. From genuine health concerns to economic issues, the Coronavirus (COVID-19) is effecting everyone. Along with this, comes stresses from all directions, leaving many feeling chronically anxious about the physical and financial health of their lives. While we should all be following regulations for public health, some handle quarantine better than others. For example, extroverts who are used to interacting with people and satisfying their personalty, are dealing with loneliness. This loneliness can easily lead to depression and anxiety, making daily life in this peculiar time even more difficult.

Unfortunately, many institutions and small businesses are currently closed. Currently, our clinic of health professionals is open to the public. In trying times such as these, mental health is a large concern. The disruption of daily routines and the melancholy that comes from staying in one place too long can seriously affect the mind.

At Baltimore Ketamine Clinic we are happy to say that we continue to provide relief to those dealing with mental health issues. We pride ourselves on running a clean and safe environment to minimize the possibilities of contamination. This is something we take very seriously and allows us to continue providing healthcare to those in need. 

Are You Having Signs of Depression from COVID-19?

If you think the current circumstances are having a negative impact on your life, there are some signs to look for. These symptoms may be acute but if they continue to hinder the mindstate for long periods, it may be time to seek professional help. Being mindful is part of being healthy and here are some things to look for.

  • Trouble concentrating
  • Feelings of nervousness or dread
  • Constantly tense
  • Irritability
  • Always expecting the worst

These a merely a few of the feelings that anxiety can bring upon, but the symptoms aren’t solely psychological. Often times, these feelings can lead to physical health problems, some can be difficult to endure but also signs that medical assistance could be beneficial. Don’t be mistaken, even loss of appetite can be caused by an excess of anxiety. 

  • Loss of sleep
  • Shaking
  • Stomach Issues
  • Pounding Heart

Ways to Deal With COVID-19 Stress

In the midst of this tragic pandemic, there have been many mentals hurdles to overcome. Loss of structure, the amount of time at home, and not being able to enjoy social events. These challenges can all lead to a disrupted and often depressed mood. That being said, there are ways to manage the quarantine situation. 

Limit Media Consumption

There are innumerous media channels to gain information about the COVID-19 pandemic. That being said, there is a healthy balance between being informed and paranoia. Constantly flooding the mind with stressful information can eventually lead to a pessimistic view. It’s important to focus on the pertinent information and then focus on normal life activities. 

Connect Through Technology

It is difficult to be away from the ones you enjoy, make time to call or video chat with them. Global crises have the ability to bring people together and it’s time to bring your inner circle even closer.

Anxiety and Ketamine Therapy

There are many ways to deal with anxiety, we at Baltimore Ketamine are here to help you find the path. We specialize in ketamine treatments for mood disorders such as anxiety and depression, providing a modern alternative for symptoms. If you are looking for a solution, give us a call at 410.870.5482 to schedule a consultation. 

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