Author: Trevor McDonald

Overcoming Anxiety Without Medication

Anxiety is a common symptom of recovery, but knowing you’re not alone doesn’t exactly help calm your nerves. And when you’re recovering from substance abuse, not everyone wants to take more prescription drugs. Anxiety medications are effective for some people, even some recovering alcoholics. But there are other options for people who decide to take a more natural approach. How anxiety medications work Benzodiazepines and SSRI antidepressants are the most commonly prescribed drugs for anxiety. They both come with side effects that range from minimal to quite serious. Benzodiazepines, also known as tranquilizers, deliver relief in about 30 minutes. They work ... Read more

5 Health Concerns for Women in 2018

From mental health issues to diet restrictions, it is important to take note of which health concerns are the most important to women in 2018.