What You Should Know About the 6 Top Medications for Anxiety

Because sometimes you can’t manage this mental health problem on your own

You might need medication to control your anxiety. (Image by KLEITON Santos from Pixabay)

A lot of times, we can keep our anxiety under control on our own. Things like exercise, meditation, breathing techniques, getting enough sleep, and other self-care strategies can keep anxiety managed.

But those steps aren’t always enough. Your anxiety might still be debilitating. You find yourself limiting your activities because your anxious feelings are overwhelming. And even thinking that you might become anxious can make you anxious.

Medication could help you keep your symptoms under control so you can do the things you enjoy and stay productive. I talked to a Banner Health psychiatrist about the pros and cons of the top medications prescribed for anxiety. Here’s what I learned.

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