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I've been on Paxil (paroxetine) for almost a year, why am I still anxious?

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Dr. Alan Ali
Psychiatry
2 doctors agree

In brief: Anxious

Medication alone is not enough.
Need psychotherapy to learn coping and behavior control. Also explore if your anxiety is situational & work on modifying such.

In brief: Anxious

Medication alone is not enough.
Need psychotherapy to learn coping and behavior control. Also explore if your anxiety is situational & work on modifying such.
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Add adjuncts

I agree with dr. Ali.
There are many possible adjuncts you can use. Yoga, meditation and acpuncture are excellent options. Try deep breathing exercises or progressive muscle relaxation. Cognitive behavioral therapy is often beneficial for treatment of anxiety. It is important to let your prescribing provider know how effective your medication is as well as any side effects.

In brief: Add adjuncts

I agree with dr. Ali.
There are many possible adjuncts you can use. Yoga, meditation and acpuncture are excellent options. Try deep breathing exercises or progressive muscle relaxation. Cognitive behavioral therapy is often beneficial for treatment of anxiety. It is important to let your prescribing provider know how effective your medication is as well as any side effects.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Dr. Heidi Fowler
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