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Anxiety Treatment Centers Barre VT

The number of prescriptions for anti-anxiety medications in Barre have certainly been on the rise over the last few decades. And the medication can relieve some of the symptoms of stress and anxiety, but the pills do not address the cause of the anxiety itself. Just like any medication, anti-anxiety drugs have side effects and safety concerns and people using them need to be careful.

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(802) 223-1177
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Tina Desmarais M.A., LCMHC, EAP/EAL
(802) 223-1177
879 Gray Rd
Plainfield, VT
 
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(802) 279-8575
4 South Main St
Hardwick, VT
 
Marc D. Richter
(802) 651-7809
149 Cherry Street
Burlington, VT
 
Creative Transformation
(802) 257-5624
220 Western Avenue
Brattleboro, VT
 
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(802) 338-2098
29 Adams Court
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(802) 223-4156
100 Hospitality Dr
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Popping Pills: When is it a Problem

Q: I notice that many of my friends are popping anti-anxiety pills more frequently. I am sure there are risks associated with such behavior but what are they and how do I know if my friends are in danger?

The number of prescriptions for anti-anxiety medications have certainly been on the rise over the last few decades. And the medication can relieve some of the symptoms of stress and anxiety, but the pills do not address the cause of the anxiety itself. Just like any medication, anti-anxiety drugs have side effects and safety concerns and people using them need to be careful.

Common side effects include: dizziness, light-headedness, day-time sleepiness, confusion, slow reflexes, poor coordination, stomach upset or nausea and depression. Anti-anxiety pills can also interact with other medications and should never be taken with alcohol, prescription painkillers or sleeping pills. If your friends are using anti-anxiety medication, they should make sure to follow the instructions of their doctors and read the drug information inserts. The medication can be used safely if under the care/direction of a health professional.


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