A 28-year-old female asked:
i am experiencing feeling anxious (i've been thinking obsessive thought i was wondering if i keep thinking i'm gonna go blind will i ?
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
Family Medicine 57 years experience
Very Unlikely: It is very unlikely that you will go blind with obsessive thoughts and anxiety.But since you do have anxirty and obsessive thoughts,i will advice you to see your GP asap and may need to be referred to a Psyciatrist for counseling and meds if indicated
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What is separation anxiety?
3 doctor answers • 10 doctors weighed in
Pediatrics 9 years experience
See answer: It's a normal part of development, and it usually happens around 8-9 months of age and may last until a year or so. The child experiences anxiety when separated from the primary caregiver (usually the mother) and might cry, cling to that caregiver.
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A 21-year-old member asked:
What are the signs that I have an anxiety disorder?
3 doctor answers • 12 doctors weighed in
Family Medicine 20 years experience
Worrier: You worry a lot beyond normal worrying, here are some exampled of genralized anxiety disorder symptoms:
your worrying significantly disrupts your job, activities, or social life.
Your worrying is uncontrollable.
Your worries are extremely upsetting and stressful.
You worry about all sorts of things, and tend to expect the worst.
You’ve been worrying almost every day for at least six months.
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Is there medication to help with anxiety?
6 doctor answers • 14 doctors weighed in
Obstetrics and Gynecology 20 years experience
Yes: There are many medications to deal with anxiety. However, i would advise first speaking to your primary care physician, or if pregnant, with your ob/gyn to devise an appropriate plan to deal with your anxiety. Sometimes just speaking with a psychologist or psychiatrist is helpful without medication. If medication is needed then the one with the most benefit and least risk can be selected.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
What're some ways to lessen anxiety?
3 doctor answers • 11 doctors weighed in
Clinical Psychology 31 years experience
Manage: Anxiety is a natural emotion. It is our body's alarm system and its very difficult to "lessen".However it can be managed through various coping skills and learned techniques. The goals of most therapies are to learn these and live well with anxiety.
5.7k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
A 33-year-old member asked:
What could cause anxiety symptoms?
2 doctor answers • 7 doctors weighed in
Clinical Psychology 15 years experience
See below: Some medical conditions might also have anxiety symptoms. Make sure you discuss your concerns with your primary care provider to rule out anything medical going on. Find a mental health professional to help you work on triggers for your anxiety. Consider meds if symptoms become overwhelming.
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