Anxiety Disorder Treatment
If you have chronic anxiety, we can help you. Make an appointment with our Florida licensed medical doctors to have a detailed understanding of your anxiety issues and possible treatment options to manage these issues.
Anxiety disorder is far different from the occasional anxiety that we experience due to day to day affairs. The former causes intensive and persistent worry accompanied by fear when performing the routine tasks. The condition is episodic; sudden and causes an intense feeling that reaches peak within minutes.
The feeling is hard to control and can cause several negative effects on your mental health. The negative effects of the condition lasts a long time. Patients tend to avoid places or situations that can trigger the feelings of severe anxiety.
Following are the types of anxiety disorders:
Common Symptoms of Anxiety Disorder include:
There are several types of drugs that are prescribed for treatment of anxiety disorders. Our mental health experts will discuss the pros and cons of every medication before prescribing the most suitable one for your condition:
Patients who have been struggling with substance abuse can be prescribed either of the two non-narcotic medications:
It is the most prescribed medication for anxiety. They control the condition by increasing serotonin levels in the brain.
These medications are known as tranquilizers. True to their name these drugs help to calm the patient down by increasing inhibitory neurotransmitters in the brain. We prescribe the following Benzodiazepines:
At our clinic in Miami, our doctors know how anxiety can disrupt your life and affect social engagement. That’s why we thoroughly look over your medical history and provide a consultation to determine if an anxiety prescription should be recommended to help you reduce or prevent anxiety.
To learn more about using prescription drugs for anxiety, call our clinic in Miami at (305) 776-2898 or click below to schedule an appointment today.
We have listed some common questions for your ease.
Yes. Anxiety is a mental illness affecting up to 40 million adults in the USA. These numbers make anxiety one of the most common mental illnesses.
Anxiety disorder is characterized by heightened alertness, nervousness, and danger. One may also experience excessive sweating and trembling.
Anxiety diagnosis tests are performed by a qualified mental health expert. If doubtful, self-assessment of the disorder can also help in forming an anxiety diagnosis.
However, a mental health professional diagnoses anxiety disorder based on the diagnostic criteria in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM- 5).
The mental health professional will want to know more about your symptoms and medical history. In light of these two factors, a physical exam and several tests including urine tests or blood tests may be done.
Unfortunately, our services are not covered by insurance at the moment. However, if you have out-of-network provider coverage, we will be happy to provide you with all the required documentation; such as detailed receipt with the diagnosis procedure codes, so that you can submit it to your insurance company for reimbursement. Please note that we keep our prices as low as possible.
Yes! You must bring all your medical records for anxiety with you.
For card-only patients, we suggest using a gift card/prepaid Master, Visa, Amex, and Discover cards online, all of which are available in local stores. Patients can always pay cash in person at our clinics.
Note: *We don’t accept PayPal for online payments.*
Issuing the prescription for ADHD drugs depends on many variables such as past medical history, certain medical conditions, active medications list et cetera. Although, it is always up to a medical professional’s discretion as each case is unique. However, if a diagnosis is made on the same day, you will be issued a prescription on the date of the appointment.
No, you don’t always have to see the doctor in-person. Fortunately, the current regulations allow for telemedicine visits. You can speak with a medical provider from your home or office via a secure video line, provided you are in a private location and have consented to the use of telemedicine.
Yes, we can transmit an electronic prescription of your anxiety medication to the pharmacy of your choice.
The cost of anxiety medication depends on the type of drug, its dosage, and quantity, as well as your insurance plan if you are insured. We always have pharmacy discount coupons available for all of our patients.
According to the National Institute of Mental Health, the types of anxiety disorders are;
Standard treatment for anxiety involves psychological counselling and therapy.
This might include psychotherapy, such as cognitive-behavioural therapy (CBT) or a combination of therapy and counselling.
The common medications for anxiety are; Xanax, Valium, and Ativan.
Being consistent with your psychotherapy and taking your anxiety medicines as directed by your doctor would help you achieve the best outcome quickly. Some anti-anxiety medications are prescribed for short-term use, and others as part of a long-term anxiety treatment plan.
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