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Anxiety disorder medication

A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Berkowitz
Psychiatry 34 years experience
Maybe less effect: I think you mean that you are homozygous for the s (short) variant of the serotonin transport protein. Some studies suggest you might be less resilie... Read More

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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
Clinical Psychology 40 years experience
Gen Anxiety Disorder: Please see a clinical psychologist to learn how to manage what you call GAD. It may be another form of anxiety. Let him/her diagnose. Meds may have... Read More
Dr. Jaiprakash Thakor Jairam
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GP: First a diagnosis has to be made.Thyroid dysfunction,excessive caffeine intake,alcohol, drug habits, family history and duration of symptoms will nee... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
General Practice 28 years experience
Medication SEs...: Yes. Mental health medications can have side effects that are worse or intolerable. Thus it is wise to have a good and trusting relationship with your... Read More
Dr. Pamela Pappas
Psychiatry 42 years experience
Not quite: A true anxiety disorder has genetic, biological, psychological, and social causes -- not brought on by a psychiatric medication alone. There are subs... Read More
Dr. Donald Jacobson
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Yes, it is possible: Antidepressants can be used to treat anxiety disorders. Sometimes however, they can increase the person's level of anxiety. This most often occurs ver... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Neil Liebowitz
Psychiatry 39 years experience
Cure?: Yes various therapies are very helpful for reducing and learning to cope with anxiety. People with severe anxiety have a hard time doing therapy and ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. L. Kevin Chapman
Clinical Psychology 15 years experience
Depends: No cut and dry answer since it depends on the individual's experience with social anxiety and the associated impairment. The best line treatment for s... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Weisman
Neurology 36 years experience
More information : Would perhaps be helpful. Which medication? How is your overall health. Any problems with sleep, balance, blood sugar . Is your Vit B12 OK.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Berry
Clinical Psychology 14 years experience
Therapy?: Have you yet tried any form of psychotherapy? Typically, the optimal combination of things to treat emotional issues such as anxiety or depression is ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Anderson
Psychiatry 21 years experience
Anxiety meds: That depends. If the anxiety and panic is daily, long-term medications like the ssri and snri class of medications (sorry not enough space to spell it... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
Clinical Psychology 40 years experience
Chest pain: Step one is seeing your doctor. Step two is seeing a clinical psychologist for anxiety management training. Step three is some self-help such as pra... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
Clinical Psychology 40 years experience
Break up is: enough to trigger anxiety and insomnia. Yoga and exercise can help but there is a normal adjustment process that we all need to go through when thing... Read More