The Focus Doc

Telemedicine Convenience for Californians

In-person evaluations are available throughout California if required.


Working From Home – Advantages, Disadvantages and Solutions

What WFH can feel like… Estimated read time: 10 minutes. Doc, I can’t read all that! Give me the TLDR version. OK. I’ve bolded, underlined and italicized parts of this article to help you skim it. Working From Home (WFH) is both a blessing and a curse. It’s something many of us just aren’t used to.

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What is Depression?

Depression is an illness that is characterized by low mood, feelings of guilt and general loss of interest in things. Clinical depression is a form of depressive disorder. Depression can affect anyone, it doesn’t matter who you are or where you come from. The causes of depression are not entirely known, but it is now

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ADHD in Adults

How do you procrastinate? Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a common disorder with symptoms including hyperactivity, impulsivity, and inattention. It’s estimated that about 7% of children meet criteria for the diagnosis. Roughly two-thirds of these patients’ symptoms will continue to meet criteria as adults. The two main clusters of symptoms within ADHD are the

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What causes Chemo Brain?

Cancer Survivors are heroic. Unfortunately, for many of them their battle doesn’t end there. Chemo Brain is a collection of symptoms that many cancer patients experience during or after chemotherapy, including problems with attention span, memory, and learning new information.  The term Chemo Brain was coined in 2001 by Dr. George Durston of Sloan Kettering,

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What is COVID Fog?

What is COVID Fog? | How Long Does Covid Fog Last? COVID Fog is a term used to describe the negative cognitive effects of COVID-19. It may affect your mood, memory, and concentration.  Impact of Covid-19 Fog Some of the negative impacts of COVID Fog are fatigue, feeling like you can’t think straight, forgetting what

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Posttraumatic Stress Disorder

Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (or PTSD) occurs after one has gone through a traumatic or terrifying event in their life. It’s an anxiety disorder and includes a range of symptoms, such as flashbacks to the event, emotional numbness, feelings of guilt or shame, trouble concentrating, and avoiding things that remind them of what

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