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Suggest treatment for anxiety

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Dr. Abhishek Kapoor

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Posted on Mon, 18 Aug 2014 in Mental Health
Question: What happened to my prev questions to the rheumatologists?
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Answered by Dr. Abhishek Kapoor 36 hours later
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You should take antidepressant

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Thanks for using healthcare magic. I, Dr Abhishek Kapoor, would help you in this query.

In my views, there is nothing wrong in taking antidepressant. Sometime, physical disorder leads to anxiety symptoms and antidepressant would help to control such symptoms.If you are not getting benefit from cymbalta, then you can try some antidepressant like escitalopram or venlafaxine. It would help to control anxiety as well as somatic symptoms. You can also try some relaxation exercise like JPMR or deep breathing exercise.

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Dr. Abhishek Kapoor
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