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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Lexapro (escitalopram): Fairly common side-effects, short duration & should ease up with time. Not sure what the dosage is, but I would recommend switching the timing of ... Read More

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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Armando Favazza
Specializes in Psychiatry
GIVE IT TIME: If your symptoms are all due to anxiety then Lexapro (escitalopram) is a good medication but it often takes 1-3 weeks before it kicks in.
A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Albert Pizzo
59 years experience Family Medicine
Anxiety headaches: Anxiety headaches are those that are tiggered by the emotions and stress. These headaches may have more than one cause, so it is important to get reg ... Read More
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Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Anxiety HAs: Are tension headaches occurring with other symptoms of anxiety, due to elevation of adrenaline which affects the blood vessels in your scalp, leading ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Anxiety: Tension headaches are common, along with other anxiety symptoms.
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lynne Weixel
35 years experience Clinical Psychology
It can: But so can other things. So, have an exam and if there is nothing physically wrong, consider CBT therapy. It's very effective for learning skills to d ... Read More
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A 14-year-old female asked:
Dr. Krishna Kumar
54 years experience Psychiatry
Anxiety: At age 16, problems and conflicts with parents, relationships with turmoil and separations, peer pressure, doubts about Identity can cause Anxiety and ... Read More
A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ketan Desai
35 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Unclear: Your symptoms are unclear but if you have headache, stiff back and trouble with balance, you need to have a check up as soon as possible. Unlikely to ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
39 years experience Clinical Psychology
5 HTP is generally: used for depression. Please do what your doc says and don't change meds w/out asking him/her first. Having said that, there are many behavioral and n ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Berkowitz
33 years experience Psychiatry
Thru muscle tension: Anxiety leads to muscle tension, and many people hold tension in their neck and shoulders. The neck muscles are connected to a muscle in the back of t ... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Rosenfeld
26 years experience Pain Management
Sure: I guess chronic GI irritation could make one anxious. Chronic pain certainly can lead to headaches. While it is possible it would certainly not my f ... Read More

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