Especially because certain medications can bring relief within 30 minutes preventing a downward spiral into a world of false beliefs and perturbed navel-gazing.
Remember that anxiety medications can be taken on an as needed basis which does not require a lifelong commitment to big pharma.
I always tell people and firmly believe that the key to stopping anxiety is confronting anxious thoughts.
But how are you supposed to confront your thoughts when you can’t even be sure that you’re going to survive? One of the most effective ways to calm the body during a bout of acute anxiety is through the use of fast acting anxiety medication.
Other symptoms of anxiety include irritability, uneasiness, jumpiness, feelings of apprehension, rapid or irregular heartbeat, stomachache, nausea, faintness and breathing problems. Besides generalized anxiety, other anxiety disorders are panic, phobia, obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) and posttraumatic stress disorder.There may also be an adverse impact on one’s sexual functioning.Seratonin and Noradrenaline Reuptake Inhibitors (SNRI’s) SNRI antidepressants influence the levels of serotonin and norepinephrine in the brain. Side effects may include nausea, sexual dysfunction, sweating, sleep disturbance and tremors, as well as an increase in blood pressure.Together these categories of psychoactive compounds or interventions may be referred to as anxiotropic compounds or agents.Some recreational drugs such as ethanol (alcohol) induce anxiolysis initially; however, studies show that many of these drugs are anxiogenic.