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what is the recommended vitamin b-complex for anxiety?

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Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Alianswered
Psychiatry 32 years experience
Vit. B & Anxiety: Some are thiamine (b1), inositol (b8), cyanocobalamine (b12).

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Is it safe to take medication for anxiety disorders while pregnant?

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Yes: This is challenging as many medications for anxiety have been shown to possibly have effects on some babies. Need to discuss with your doctor, ideally before you become pregnant.
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What is a better treatment for anxiety and ocd, Paxil (paroxetine) or nafazodone?

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Is Lexapro (escitalopram) effective at treating social anxiety disorder and/or pmdd?

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A 43-year-old member asked:

What can I do about my anxiety attacks all day at work?

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Dr. Seema Patel
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Maybe: Anxiety can be treated with medications for daily feelings with paxil, buspar, (buspirone) or if needed with like xanax if only occasionally. Natural remedies are vitamin d, holy basil, calm's forte, hypnosis, acupuncture, and getting your thyroid and adrenal hormones checked since they are also linked to anxiety.

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