Meds for health anxiety

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Does anyone have any ideas on what meds are best for health anxiety?  I've been on seroxat and Prozac and both have helped but just wanted to see what other people think of meds.

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    Hey I know that Propranolol is really commonly prescribed for anxiety and panic attacks.  It is a beta blocker.  I was given it after having a lot of daily anxiety after something bad happened.  It helped me sort of get back on my feet.  In particular I found it helpful to take 30 minutes before a meal and I would start to feel hungry.  Before that I was never hungry and the lack of eating made it hard to exercise.  So getting my appetite back meant that I could be more productive at work and start with a little exercise again and slowly but surely things turned around.  My daily adrenaline levels felt better and that was enough to get things under my own control again.  Hope that helps smile
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      I was prescribed Propranolol but it did not agree with me, nor did Prozac.  We all react differently to different drugs, so we don't know until we try them i8f they work for us.  I was on a drug (I won't give name) and it helped me with anxiety and depression.  I think we just have to try different ones until we find the one that works for us.  Although I have anxiety, I have chosen not to be on any medication at the moment, and see how I go.
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