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Are there any non-drowsy meds for anxiety? I have anxious, racing heart feelings in my chest all the time. Not sure why. Besides exercise & therapy.

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Dr. Anna Lerner Angeles
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In brief: Yes

There are many nondrowsy medications for anxiety.
Before you start a medication, make sure you check with your dr for bloodwork to r/o several other conditions that can cause anxiety/tachycardia/palpitations. Ex over active thyroid or anemia...Once that has been ruled out as negative, work with your doctor to determine if you need an 'as needed' med to control your anxiety vs a long term med.

In brief: Yes

There are many nondrowsy medications for anxiety.
Before you start a medication, make sure you check with your dr for bloodwork to r/o several other conditions that can cause anxiety/tachycardia/palpitations. Ex over active thyroid or anemia...Once that has been ruled out as negative, work with your doctor to determine if you need an 'as needed' med to control your anxiety vs a long term med.
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