Dr. Jackie On Why More Doctors Are Prescribing Antidepressants, Anti-Anxiety Drugs

November 13, 2014 by admin0

Dr. Jackie on how and why antidepressants and anti-anxiety drugs are being used to treat more than your mental health

More doctors than ever are prescribing antidepressants and anti-anxiety drugs for patients who aren’t suffering from mental health issues.

In this NBC4 videoDr. Jackie Eghrari-Sabet, of Family ENT, Allergy & Asthma Center in Gaithersburg, Maryland, explains how and why these drugs are being used to treat more than your mental health and talks about:

  1. A list of common conditions, besides depression and anxiety, these medications are used to treat
  2. How some of these “physical” problems can be “linked” with mental health problems
  3. How and why many doctors are prescribing these drugs to treat “pain.”
  4. What are the the risks and side effects of antidepressants
  5. How to choose which doctor to see?
More doctors than ever are prescribing antidepressants and anti-anxiety drugs for patients who aren't suffering from mental health issues. Dr. Jackie explains why.
More doctors than ever are prescribing antidepressants and anti-anxiety drugs for patients who aren’t suffering from mental health issues. Dr. Jackie explains why.

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