Therapy is the primary treatment for anxiety. However, if therapy is not working to fully alleviate your symptoms, medications may be used to help. There are four main types of medications used to treat anxiety and several less common types as well. Keep in mind that a doctor should always be consulted before starting or stopping medications to find what is best for you.
In a previous post I wrote about weighing the pros and cons of taking medication to treat your anxiety. One of the reasons many people decide not to take medication to treat their anxiety or other mental health disorders is because they have inaccurate information. There is a lot of wrong information out there about medication in general which is…