Mental Health

Gynecology & Obstetrics in Manhattan, KS

Mental Health

Mental Health services offered in Manhattan, KS

Mental health disorders like depression are about twice as common in women as their male counterparts. If you experience issues like persistent sadness or loss of interest in the things you once enjoyed, it’s time to reach out to The Women's Health Group, P.A. in either of their two offices in East and West Manhattan, Kansas. The highly trained professionals recommend mental health resources so you can get back to your life. Call the office nearest to you or book your appointment online now.

Mental Health Q&A

What mental health issues are common among women?

Just like men, women can experience a wide range of mental health issues but, in many cases, these disorders occur more often among women. Some of the mental health issues that women may experience today include:


  • Depression
  • Postpartum depression
  • Anxiety
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
  • Eating disorders, including anorexia nervosa and bulimia


These are only some of the most common mental health disorders among women, so you may experience different challenges in your life.


Although symptoms can vary with the disorder, knowing some of the general symptoms of mental health disorders can help you to recognize when there’s a problem, even if you’re not quite sure what it is at that time.

What are the symptoms of mental health disorders in women?

Women may experience many different symptoms when faced with mental health difficulties. Some issues to look for include:


  • Feeling anxious frequently
  • Crying often
  • Withdrawing from your family and friends
  • Feeling disconnected from your child, spouse, or others you love
  • Thoughts of self harm
  • Feelings of self-doubt, worthlessness, or other negative feelings
  • Mood swings
  • Angry outbursts
  • Chronic tiredness
  • Sleeping more or less than normal
  • Changes in your eating habits
  • Unexpected weight loss or gain


Mental illness can have different symptoms in every woman. If you’re experiencing thoughts that cause unwanted changes in your life, it’s time to talk to the caring team at The Women’s Health Group, P.A. They can listen supportively, diagnose your condition, and create a plan to relieve your symptoms.

How are mental health disorders treated?


Treatment of mental health disorders often incorporates several approaches. Many women experience symptom relief with a combination of oral medication, such as antidepressants, and psychotherapy.


If a hormone imbalance contributes to your mental health disorder, you may need some type of hormone therapy. This can range from birth control pills to hormone replacement therapy (HRT). There are many forms of hormone replacement therapy, including oral tablets, injections, topical creams, vaginal rings, and skin patches.  


You need not battle mental health issues alone. The Women’s Health Group, P.A. team can work hand-in-hand with you to find a treatment plan that eases your symptoms, so call the office nearest to you or click on the online scheduler to arrange your evaluation now.