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Antidepressants for Panic Disorder

By June 30, 2012

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Did you know that some antidepressants can be used to treat a variety of conditions? As the name implies, these types of medications were initially used for the treatment of major depressive disorder. However, it was later discovered that antidepressants can be used to help treat anxiety disorders, including panic disorder. These medications work to balance neurotransmitters, or chemicals in the brain. Once these chemicals are stabilized, a person may experience improved mood, better sleep, and decreased feelings of anxiety. Additionally, antidepressants can help reduce the frequency and intensity of panic attacks.

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October 14, 2012 at 6:39 pm
(1) Bill Burniece says:

While antidepressants can work miracles for some, it can create a nightmare for others. They are powerful drugs and should not be taken lightly.

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