Posts Tagged ‘anxiety disorder’
If you have panic attacks, there are several options for treatment with medication and psychotherapy.
Antidepressants: Although they are known as treatments for depression, these drugs are effective for anxiety disorder. These medications can be effective for its effect on serotonin, a chemical transmitter involved in the brain’s response to anxiety. Read the rest of this entry »
Anxiety disorder can be a prolonged illness, especially if left untreated. Fortunately, you can try many ways. With proper care, many people find lasting relief for your symptoms.
There is no way to prevent anxiety disorder. However, if you have been diagnosed, you may be able to avoid panic attacks by reducing their consumption of caffeine, alcohol or other substances that may trigger their symptoms. Once the diagnosis is established, treatment often eliminates panic attacks or make them less intense. Read the rest of this entry »
If you have an anxiety disorder may first consult a doctor because, often, physical symptoms make a person feel like he was having a heart attack, a stroke or a respiratory problem.
Many diseases can cause symptoms that resemble panic attacks, including heart disease, asthma, vascular disease in the brain (stroke), epilepsy, hormonal abnormalities, infections and changes in the levels of certain chemicals in the blood.
Symptoms of a panic attack can also be triggered by the use of amphetamines, cocaine, marijuana, hallucinogens, alcohol and other drugs as well as certain prescription drugs. Read the rest of this entry »