Alex Dimitriu, MD

Menlo Park Psychiatry & Sleep Medicine

Dr. Alex was quoted in SheKnows about why mental exhaustion is physical too

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Why Mental Exhaustion Is Physical Too

by Caitlin Flynn, Oct 17, 2018

After a rigorous workout at the gym or a long run, it isn't surprising we feel physically spent. After all, a physical activity is bound to leave us exhausted. But experiencing physical exhaustion after a long day working hard at our desks can cause us to scratch our heads — sitting down all day isn't generally our idea of a workout. But as it turns out, doctors say these two forms of exhaustion often go hand in hand. 

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CONDITIONS TREATED: anxiety, depression, attention deficit disorder, insomnia, bipolar disorder, and treatment resistant depression.

REGIONS COVERED:  We serve clients of the Bay Area, including the communities of Menlo Park, Palo Alto, Cupertino, Los Gatos, Los Altos, Mountain View, Portola Valley, Atherton, Sunnyvale, and San Jose