Dr. Andrew Kong & Associates
Anxiety & Depression Anxiety and depression are extremely common disorders that affect as many as 350 million people worldwide. Our office is here to let you know you no longer have to struggle alone. Anxiety and depression can be caused by nutritional, psychological, physical, emotional, environmental, social, and/or genetic factors.
Depression is often characterized by feelings of being sad, discouraged,       hopeless, irritable, unmotivated, as well as a general lack of interest or pleasure in life. When these feelings last for a short period of time, it may be called a passing case of “the blues”. But when they last for more than two weeks and interfere with regular daily activities its likely to be a depressive disorder. Depression can develop from a complex combination of  factors, this is why our clinic shines through treating the whole body. These factors can include genetics, brain chemistry, lifestyle, environment, personality and stress. General Symptoms of Depression Persistent Sadness/Anxiety, Empty Mood Sleep Disorders • Shifts in Appetite/Weight Irritability • Anxiety • Fatigue Chronic Physical Symptoms Thoughts of Suicide • Memory Loss  Brain Fog • Lack of Concentration  Feeling of Sadness • Loss of Self Worth Depression Facts • Major depression affects about 14.8 million American Adults. • Persistent Depressive Disorder affects about 3.3 million American Adults. • Bipolar Disorders affect about 5.7 million American Adults.
How We Can Help • Acupuncture can help calm and relax your senses, clear your mind, and balance your body. • Chiropractic Manipulation works to align the spine, allowing your body and mind to clearly communicate with each other. • Our Expansive Blood Panel can detect deficiencies you may be suffering from, leading to impaired mental clarity. • Our specifically tailored Diets & Nutritional Supplements are created with all of your needs in mind. • Neurofeedback is a drug-free, non-invasive natural approach to Depression and Anxiety.Neurofeedback is training in self-regulation which is a necessary part of good brain function.  Self-regulation training allows the system (the central nervous system) to function better. Neurofeedback addresses problems of brain dysregulation including the Anxiety - Depression Spectrum. All of these modalities combined allow for a very high success rate. Please keep in mind that natural care may take effect on your very first treatment, or you may need time to let each session build on each other. Many people feel immediate relief, which continues to increase with time. Remember that you did not develop this over night, healing takes time.
Anxiety disorders includes generalized anxiety disorder,      panic disorders, and panic attacks, social anxiety disorder,      and separation anxiety. General Symptoms of Anxiety Feelings of Uneasiness, Fear, or Worry Fatigue • Headaches • Muscle Tension Trembling/Twitching • Sweating Racing Thoughts • Racing Heartbeat Anxiety Disorders affect more than 40 million American Adults
Anxiety & Depression Are Highly Treatable.