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Archive for June, 2006

Boosting Confidence

Just a little tip I learnt about confidence When we have anxiety, we tend to suffer low confidence. It’s another classic “chicken and egg” scenario that you see so often in anxiety and depression related mood disorders. Does anxiety zap our confidence? Or did we develop anxiety because we had low confidence? The truth is […]

Anxiety, Celexa and Weight Gain

One reader who has taken Celexa (citalopram) for and anxiety disorder wrote: I had been in a bad way when I decided to take medication. I had been off my food (extremely rare for me) and had been suffering a month of continued anxiety, which seemed to be some kind of Acute Stress Response. My […]

Celexa and weight gain

Celexa (citalopram) is one of the most widely prescribed drugs for anxiety disorders and panic attacks. Like most SSRIs (Selective Serotonin re-uptake inhibitors) it is not uncommon to experience side effects. In most cases these are mild and harmless, and pass within the first few weeks of treatment. For others they are unbearable and lead […]