If you are thinking about trying to treat anxiety with an over-the-counter herbal supplement, it is important to talk to a doctor first, especially if you take any other medications, as some interactions between medications and herbal supplements can cause serious side effects.
While staying active, eating healthy foods, meditation, avoiding smoking, alcohol and caffeine, and getting enough quality sleep can all work towards helping to reduce anxiety, some supplement used to treat anxiety can cause sleepiness, so are not safe to take at certain times, like when driving or operating machinery. It is important to consult with a doctor to understand any possible risks.
If your anxiety level is interfering with your daily activities, it’s important to talk with a doctor. More serious forms of anxiety in many cases need medical treatment and or psychological counseling to help the symptoms improve.
We invite you to Request An Appointment with Integrative Family Wellness Center here to discuss options to treat your anxiety.
If this is a medical or life-threatening emergency, dial 911.