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Dear Sir/Madam i am suffering from stress type headache. i feel a heavy stone on my upper head and a strong stress on my side head i.e around my head. i feel anxiety also. this makes me demoralized and weaken my confidence. i am suffering from this disease from last of about 12 years. i have been Dependant on antidepressant tablets. its too long time. i want to rid out of this problem. i am continuously trying some natural remedies like Meditation, physical exercise, but still not able to rid out.Please help me, i don't want to Dependant on medicines. even i don't take stress. Medicine:- Szetalo Plus,Szetalo,Dizeral-m. Dizeral-m i dont take now because i feel dezziness every time. Please find attached Prescription .
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Dr. Jyoti Kapoor Madan
Psychiatrist
3 years ago
Based in your clinical history, your doctor plans the type of medicine and it's dose and duration. For first episode of anxiety/ depression/ panic, the usual maintenance phase is 6 months of asymptomatic period, after which medicines can be gradually tapered. But treatment may need to continue longer depending on severity and frequency of episodes. Antidepressants are not addictive, the reason the symptoms come back is because there is an endogenous disturbance of neurochemicals and like any other chronic illness, if brain is not able to maintain the chemical balance, symptoms return when medication is stopped. Additional treatment measures include psychotherapy. To take any decision to change medication or stop them, several factors have to be taken in account for which regular follow up with your psychiatrist is important. For second opinion, seek a proper consultation with another psychiatrist and take along your previous prescriptions.
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