Anxiety

What is Anxiety?

Nervousness.A state of restlessness in mind.In extremes, it is panic. Can be a symptom / or an entity by itself - Generalised Anxiety Disorder.

Questions and answers on "Anxiety"

I had anxiety neuroses problem and I too medicine like pexep cr 25, nexito,any other ,I stop medicine before 1 year.my sex drive was decreased during medication,I ran to doctor he told me after stop medicine it will recovered,but from 1year I stop all medicine...my problem is same as before...what is the solution doctor......

doctor1 MD

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We understand your concerns

I went through your details. I suggest you not to worry much. Most people suffering from anxiety disorders and distress are said to be suffering from anxiety neurosis. Anxiety neurosis and anxiety disorder are the same. An anxiety neurosis-affected...

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If I took 25 Mgs of Zoloft for 15 years, could it become ineffective. Four months ago, I developed acute anxiety standing up before that the Zoloft was working fine. I would appreciate your opinion.
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doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Are you still on Zoloft?

Detailed Answer:
Hi,

Zoloft could cause anxiety but for this to occur after 17years seems very much unlikely though not impossible. However, you should be able to get this better controlled and most especially a klonopin, an excellent drug for anxiety, has...

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I an confused if I should take for my anxiety and low energy low moods SSRI OR SNRI . Which is better

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Consultation

Detailed Answer:
Hello, and thanks for your question.

SSRIs and SNRIs have the same evidence base for treatment of anxiety. Either one is fine and perfectly acceptable for treatment of anxiety. I would start with an SSRI as the side-effect profile tends to be better --...

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i recently had blood drawn and my d3 was 17,could this be the cause of my anxiety and depression?

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Yes correlated , supportive care

Detailed Answer:
Thank you for asking
I read your question and i understand your concern. Anxiety and depresion has myriad of symptoms and causes for it and vitamin D 3 is one of them, there have been studies that have shown improvement of moods and...

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Need something to relieve sinus and ear pain. is there anything for the anxiety this causes?

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Take tylenol and Ibuprofen!

Detailed Answer:
Hi and thank you so much for this query.

I recommend the following for adequate pain control:

1. Tylenol: 1000mg every 8hours
2. Ibuprofen: 400mg every 8hours.

This will provide a powerful pain relief allowing you to be able to sleep. As...

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hi can stopping eglonyl suddenly cause loss of concentration and short term memory loss

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Not directly, but anxiety may be a contributor.

Detailed Answer:
I read your question carefully and I understand your concern.

Stopping Eglonyl doesn't cause those symptoms, at least not directly. Actually impaired concentration is a (rare) side effect of Eglonyl.

However Eglonyl is...

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Would Medical Marijuana be a reasonable treatment for anxiety, after heart surgery?

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Yes but limited data available

Detailed Answer:
Hello,
Thanks for using Healthcaremagic.

I read your query and understand your concerns.

Yes it is possible to use medical marijhuana for treatment of anxiety after heart surgery but there is limited data available in this regard.

The...

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My resting heart rate is between 100-120. It woke me up. I believe it may be anxiety since we are under a CAT 5 storm threat. Tried a warm shower to relax but still racing with ringing in my ears

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Please refer to the detailed answer below

Detailed Answer:
Hello

After going through the details provided by you i would like to tell you that yes anxiety and stress are the most common cause of a racing heart.

But if your heart rate is constantly high then its advisable to get an...

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My 21year old daughter suffers from panic attacks. I've been on MANY prescriptions drugs for depression and anxiety. The drugs were a nightmare. At this young age, I'd like to spare her from that. Anything OTC she could try?

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Valerian or St John's wort can be tried.

Detailed Answer:
Hello thanks for asking from HCM

If you want to try OTC then for severe anxiety and panic attacks Valerian root or St. John's Wort can be tried. Both works on GABA receptors like benzodiazepines and have great efficacy in...

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if im having issues with anxiety can i take 25 mg metoprolol to calm my pulse? i have a prescription but dont 5ake them, will one pill help

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
I would recommend as follows:

Detailed Answer:
Hello!

Welcome on HCM!

Yes, you can take this this dose of Metoprolol.

But you should know that propranolol is better compared to Metoprolol, because it has also effects on the central nervous system, calming anxiety.

Hope you will...

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