Is this Depression?

Difficulty Concentrating: This is often an overlooked symptom, though, it’s a common symptom in depression.

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Hi, Doctor Puja here.  Let’s continue to Think Healthy! Today, I want you to know:

depression does not look the same in everybody.

And because of this, we oftentimes fail to see it in ourselves or our loved ones.

Let’s look at one common symptom of depression today. We’re going to talk about: difficulty concentrating.

If you’ve noticed that you’re no longer finishing simple tasks that you used to do before. If you’re starting to forget important deadlines and you just don’t know why. This may be a sign of depression.

If you see this type of behavior in yourself or your loved ones, it’s time to take action.

Watch the Video:

Here's another way to recognize Depression in you or your loved ones.
Is This Depression?

There’s nothing to be afraid of. Call your doctor. Call your health care team.

I don’t want you to feel stigmatized. 

I want you to know that there are more resources available.

There’s always more on my website.

Reviewed by Dr. Puja Uppal, DO 
March 31, 2021