Anxiety


Medication-related pregnancy questions: What anxiety prescriptions are safe during pregnancy?

If you’re pregnant, or are trying to conceive, chances are you’re curious (and maybe a little nervous) about how certain medications and substances might affect your pregnancy. You probably know to avoid alcohol and limit caffeine among other things. But what about psychiatric medications? How can prescription drugs that you’re…

Who can prescribe anxiety medication? How to ask your provider for a prescription for anxiety medication

Anxiety is a very common mental health issue in the world today, and something that most everyone grapples with at some point in their lives. However, not everyone has problems with anxiety to the point of taking anxiety medication. People with intense feelings of anxiety, such as those characteristic of…

What are anxiety tics, and how can I treat them?

Anxiety can cause a variety of problems in one’s daily life and even have physical repercussions. If someone with anxiety gets nervous or stressed enough, their body might become tense, causing their muscles to spasm or jerk uncontrollably. These are what’s often called anxiety tics or, perhaps more accurately, anxiety…

Anxiety nausea: A comprehensive guide to physical symptoms, coping methods, and treatment options

Most of us know by now the somersaults our stomachs can turn, and the cold sweat that may bead our forehead when we start to get anxious. But when that uncomfortable tension builds, anxiety nausea—nausea caused by our physical reaction to feeling anxious—may develop. Even though anxiety arises in our…

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