Depression and anxiety symptoms often tend to overlap, especially in the older population, leading to an under-diagnosis of anxiety. However, treatment for the two disorders can be different - that's why it's important to accurately diagnose and assess these disorders in older adults.
You don't "beat" anxiety disorder. Anxiety disorder is always there, always trying to win over your thoughts. It doesn’t disappear when you take a pill, go to therapy, or even if you go to a treatment center. It doesn’t end with that or many journeys. I have learned and continue to learn different tools over the years to cope when anxiety or panic raises its ugly head. I continue with my medication as prescribed as well. It's hard for me to accept this disorder - that it will always be with…
Panic Attacks and Panic Disorder: Symptoms, Causes, and Treatment
Xanax, otherwise known by its generic name alprazolam, is often prescribed to treat sleep disorders, anxiety and panic disorders in mental health patients. While Xanax is relatively harmless when taken on its own and as directed by a doctor, it can be deadly when abused, especially when used as a recreational drug.
Hypervigilance puts us on high alert,causes severe anxiety & eyes in the back of our head. Thankfully it lasts but a short time.It is there for us to draw on when needed and put away once the danger is past. But how would you like to be hyper-vigilant the majority of your waking hours? The strain is demanding & wear us out, weakening all of our other senses. Draining our energy, it causes us to feel continuously worn out,as if we had a bad nights sleep.This is one result of having PTSD