What help is available for anxiety?
The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) only recommends trying treatments based on cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT). CBT is a type of psychological treatment that can help you manage your anxiety by changing negative or unhelpful thoughts and behaviors.
Can I buy anxiety medication without a prescription?
Unfortunately, the only medications for anxiety are prescription and not available over the counter. There is no over-the-counter anxiety medication. Anxiety medication alters the brain, which is why it's a controlled substance and something you need to get from a doctor.
Guidelines to follow when ordering anxiety medication from your doctor:
How do doctors treat anxiety?
Standard treatment for anxiety includes psychological counseling and therapy. This may include psychotherapy, such as cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), or a combination of therapy and counseling.
What is the best medication for anxiety and panic attacks?
Can I go to my OB for anxiety?
If you have problems with your mood or suffer from depression or anxiety, talking to your OB/GYN can be a good first step. Many women find that they feel more comfortable talking to their OB/GYN about mood-related concerns than their primary care physician.