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Does Mental Illness Run in Families? Oct 14th, 2020

Mental illness affects not only the person with the disease but also the family who loves them. Board-certified psychiatrist, Amr Beltagui, MD, knows how difficult it can be to cope with mental health conditions like anxiety, depression, and bipolar disorder.  Dr. Beltagui also understands the struggle to understand exactly where...

Do I Have Anxiety, Depression, or Both? Sep 15th, 2020

Experiencing symptoms of a mental illness can feel overwhelming and even scary. As a board-certified psychiatrist, Amr. Beltagui, MD, understands your concerns when it comes to mental health issues. Dr. Beltagui offers comprehensive care for a variety of conditions, including anxiety and depression. He can also help you uncover which...

Our Methods Can Help Transform Your Mental Health Aug 24th, 2020

Caring for your mental health is a vital part of maintaining optimal wellness. As an expert in mental health disorders, Amr Beltagui, MD, uses the latest therapeutic techniques to transform your mental health and maximize your overall wellness. Dr. Beltagui is a board-certified psychiatrist who continues to bring advanced innovations...

Do Your Symptoms Mean You Have Bipolar Disorder? Jul 20th, 2020

When you experience issues that affect your mental health, it can feel overwhelming and confusing, especially when you’re not sure what’s causing your symptoms. Skilled psychiatrist, Amr Beltagui, MD, understands the frustrations many people face when seeking a diagnosis. Dr. Beltagui offers comprehensive care for a variety of mental health...

Telehealth: The Advantages of Telemedicine Jul 2nd, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has triggered dramatic changes throughout everyday life — and in the medical community as well. Not only are providers across the country postponing elective procedures, but many are also encouraging people to avoid in-office appointments to reduce their risk of exposure to this highly contagious coronavirus.But what...

Psychiatry and COVID-19: What You Should Know Jun 23rd, 2020

As the world continues to figure out a new normal in light of the COVID-19 pandemic, the team at Amr Beltagui, MD is prepared to help you face new and old anxieties. Board-certified psychiatrist Amr Beltagui, MD and his team offer comprehensive psychiatric services to treat a variety of mental health conditions,...

Positive and Negative Symptoms of Schizophrenia May 26th, 2020

Schizophrenia is a chronic mental disorder that has an impact on your thoughts, feelings, and behaviors. This often-misunderstood disorder can carry an unwarranted stigma that people with schizophrenia are dangerous or untreatable.  Our experienced psychiatrist, Amr Beltagui, MD, provides insight into what to expect from schizophrenia and options to help you cope with...

Understanding Psychotherapy Apr 20th, 2020

Psychotherapy involves a variety of treatments that can address emotional and mental health issues, such as persistent anxiety, depression, and even addiction. To help you understand how psychotherapy can work for you, board-certified psychiatrist Amr Beltagui, MD, outlines the basic concept of this type of therapy and what you can expect from...

Are Your Mood Changes Normal? Mar 3rd, 2020

When you experience fluctuations in your mood, they may be normal reactions to the daily ebb and flow of your environment. However, more dramatic mood changes can signal that something deeper is affecting your physical, emotional, or mental health. As a board-certified psychiatrist, Amr Beltagui, MD, specializes in diagnosing mood...

Here's How You Can Best Support Your Loved One's Mental Health Battle Feb 7th, 2020

Watching your loved one battle a mental illness like depression or post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) or obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) can be disheartening and overwhelming.  But with the right tools and resources, you can be better prepared to provide the type of support your friend or family member needs to live...

When Does Anxiety Require Medical Intervention? Dec 31st, 2019

Most people have felt anxious at one time or another. Maybe you felt a bit nervous at a job interview or when you had to give a speech in front of a large crowd. Or, maybe you were worried about not having enough money to pay the rent one month...

5 Symptoms Not Commonly Associated With Depression That Should Not Go Unchecked Dec 6th, 2019

More than 7% of the adult population of the United States suffers from depression — an astonishing 17 million people. With the stigma that surrounds mental illness, many people don’t seek treatment, which could help them lead more fulfilling lives. Board-certified psychiatrist Amr Beltagui, MD specializes in helping his patients deal with depression...