Mental illness affects almost everyone at some point in their lifespan from mild to severe. People struggling with their mental health suffer not only mentally but physically. To optimize our health & wellbeing, we must heal from the inside out. Together we can find a treatment for disturbances in our daily lives that can keep us from living our healthiest & happiest.
Most people are left untreated & never ask for help. Mental illness contributes to higher medical expenses, poor performance at school and/or work, fewer employment opportunities, unhealthy relationships, increased risk of harm or suicide, etc.
GeeVida Health wants to make sure every individual that suffers with mental health gets the proactive personalized care they deserve & need. Together is better.
A mental illness is a physical illness of the brain. It causes mild to extreme disruption in thinking, behavior, energy or emotion that make it difficult to deal with everyday demands of life. There are many factors that can lead to mental illness & every individual is unique. Research is starting to uncover the complicated causes of these diseases. Main causes include genetics, brain chemistry & structure, experiencing trauma and/or having another medical condition, like heart disease or other chronic illnesses. The two most common mental health conditions are: Anxiety Disorders & Mood Disorders.
If you know someone struggling with mental illness or are personally suffering, the best thing you can do is ask for help. There are so many resources available. Working with a professional with your mental health like any other health issue is the first step to living the best version of you. Life can get hard. With life being so fast paced & constantly changing, mental illness is more prevalent than ever with high stress daily lifestyles, high work demand, social anxieties, previous experiences, etc! Meeting with a professional will only help you better understand yourself & how your mental health might be holding you back from living the life you want & deserve.
The GeeVida Health Team is here for you! Let us be your “Doc in your pocket”. You can get signed up for your first appointment here – www.geedvidahealth.com – In best health.
Dr Lee Oct 13, 2022
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