Antidepressants like SSRIs are used to treat depression and anxiety. But sometimes these medicines can cause or contribute to anxiety. However, this doesn’t always mean that the antidepressant isn’t a right fit. Let’s talk about some common explanations and what to do if taking an antidepressant is giving you anxiety.
For some people, the summer can be especially challenging. With COVID, this year’s summer plans may have changed, been curtailed, or cancelled. All of this extra free time can begin to feel uncomfortable, like living in a vacuum- empty or numb, troubled and too quiet.