Published on Feb 15, 2018 and last reviewed on Sep 07, 2018 - 1 min read
People with GAD worry excessively and persistently throughout the course of the day. They are constantly anticipating the worst about family, health, finance, and future. Read on to find out how you can prevent it.
Generalized anxiety disorder is a mental illness where the persons have anxiety not just to particular situations but nearly every activity of the day.
Psychotherapy: Some benefit from cognitive behavioral therapy where they learn how to react differently to stressful situations.
Medications: Some seek medical help for their physical signs and are treated specifically for it, commonly with anti-anxiety drugs and antidepressants.
Combination of both psychotherapy and medications are required in severe and long-standing cases.
Some amount of anxiety to new situations is normal. It is recommended to consult a mental health professional if:
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Query: Hello doctor,I have GAD problem for more than two decades. Right now I am using Mirtazapine 15 mg and Rivotril 0.25 on SOS. Is there a better medication for long-term use? Previously I used Fludac 20 mg, Trazodone 25 mg and Buspar 5 mg (three times). After I shifted to Mirtaz. My problem is insuffic... Read Full >>
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. First of all, I would like to know how are you feeling now on the medication? I know you are not satisfied that is why you want to take a second opinion but since how long have you shifted on this combination and how much improvement are you experiencing are two most im... Read Full
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