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How do I approach the topic of anxiety with my doctor?
7 doctors weighed in

Dr. Danny Proffitt
Family Medicine
4 doctors agree
In brief: Openly and candidly
Anxiety can be a devastating illness.
It can essentially paralyze a person socially and functionally. Make an appointment for the purpose of discussing anxiety. Tell the doctor your concerns, symptoms, the effects this is having on you and openly and freely answer their questions. You may wish to take an on-line anxiety test and bring with you. Get seen and get treated. Best to you!

In brief: Openly and candidly
Anxiety can be a devastating illness.
It can essentially paralyze a person socially and functionally. Make an appointment for the purpose of discussing anxiety. Tell the doctor your concerns, symptoms, the effects this is having on you and openly and freely answer their questions. You may wish to take an on-line anxiety test and bring with you. Get seen and get treated. Best to you!
Dr. Danny Proffitt
Dr. Danny Proffitt
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Dr. Johanna Fricke
Beautifully stated! Think of it as problem-solving with a trusted partner who is invested in promoting your health & happiness.
Dr. Johanna Fricke
Beautifully stated! Think of it as problem-solving with a trusted partner who is invested in promoting your health & happiness.
Dr. Mark Bair
Emergency Medicine
3 doctors agree
In brief: Just Ask
But be prepared to share with your physician what you believe sparks your anxiety, how you deal with it, daily habits that may affect it and any family related details that you can share.
It is important to explore the cause to create a treatment.

In brief: Just Ask
But be prepared to share with your physician what you believe sparks your anxiety, how you deal with it, daily habits that may affect it and any family related details that you can share.
It is important to explore the cause to create a treatment.
Dr. Mark Bair
Dr. Mark Bair
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