October 19, 2018

Hi i think ive got depression 

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Patient: Hi i think ive got depression but to embarrassed to see my doctor when do Uno when needs treating i already feeling give up and cry most times

Doctor: Thank you for writing to us.Depression is nothing top embarrassed about. Depression is an illness that can be consi dered organic in some cases. Organic means that there is a physical cause that causes you to get depressed.You should talk to a Doctor who will refer you to a Psychiatrist. The Psychiatrist will assess you by talking to you and reaching a conclusion.After this, he/she will start you on anti-depressants which will help you feel better.Hope this helps you. Wish you a speedy recovery.


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Dr. Jimmy Obaji M.D.

Dr. Jimmy Obaji completed his residency in Family Medicine at the University of Manitoba. He currently operates a walk-in-clinic in downtown Toronto.

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