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Does taking ginseng help with anxiety?

Does taking ginseng help with anxiety?

Maybe: Although not my first choice as a natural remedy for anxiety, ginsenosides (one of the components of ginseg) may have anxiety-reducing properties. Depending on the type of anxiety, theanine and kava are two alternatives to consider for anxiety. ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Anxiety (Definition)

Anxiety is a general term for several disorders that cause nervousness, fear, apprehension, and worrying. These disorders affect how we feel and behave, and they can manifest real physical symptoms. Mild anxiety is vague and unsettling, while severe anxiety can be extremely debilitating, having a serious ...Read more


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Can i take pharmaton multivit? Pharmaton have ginseng g115 . I have anxiety episode before. Im afraid ginseng will make my anxiery worse

Can i take pharmaton multivit? Pharmaton have ginseng g115 . I have anxiety episode before. Im afraid ginseng will make my anxiery worse

Thanks for asking!: Pharmaton is a combination of g115 concentrated ginseng extract, vitamins and minerals. It is used for the relief of short periods of exhaustion caused by stress, tiredness and a feeling of weakness or lack of vitality. It is a special supplement which helps you to increase mental and physical well being. As stated is contraindicated in renal disorders, but I have never prescribed it in the past. ...Read more

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What are the pros and cons of taking anxiety medications?

What are the pros and cons of taking anxiety medications?

Anxiety medication: Anxiety medications can relieve immediate anxiety symptoms. Some of the medications, such as the Benzodiazepines, can cause drowsiness so it is important to test out the effects before driving or operating equipment. They could also be abused. There are other medication options like Buspar, (buspirone) anti-depressants or beta-blockers that could also help anxiety that are not addicting. See your doctor about possible choices. ...Read more

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Does taking magnesium help to cure anxiety?

Does taking magnesium help to cure anxiety?

It could: Magnesium is a well-tolerated supplement with few side effects that may be helpful for anxiety. As a single therapy, it has not been well evaluated, but three human studies of magnesium in combination with other vitamins, minerals and herbal extracts have all shown reduction of anxiety levels. ...Read more

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Can you tell me about taking phenibut for anxiety?

Unregulated in usa: phenibut is not really regulated here. i believe it is in europe & that it requires a prescription. i believe there are safer options & that u should not use phenibut - despite some reputable companies selling the supplement i think u can't be sure how much you are taking. also, just b/c u can buy it doesnt mean its safer or better - i think tolerance is rapid and people feel hungover + headaches ...Read more

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Is taking hydroxyzine 10mg every day for anxiety bad?

Usually fine: Hydroxyzine can be used off label for anxiety. In low dose generally safe and non addicting. ...Read more

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Is taking propanolol for anxiety at age 17 not good for me?

It is not good : Unless you have a very good reason or diagnosis for using it. ...Read more

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Dr. Alan Ali
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Feeling Anxious (Definition)

different subjective and objective symptoms of anxiety. The ones usually first encountered are: rapid heart beats, increased breathing, hypervigilance, and rapid thinking. For a complete list and a thorough understanding of the how's and why's ...Read more