The habit of staying worried all the time (even in the happiest situation) has been categorised as a biological disorder, Anxiety.
There are several suggested treatment techniques, out of which Selective serotonin re uptake inhibitors (SSRIs) is the most prominent one.
In this blog post, we will have a look at the possible side effects that one can experience while treating his/her anxiety by SSRIs.
But before we do that let us know what SSRIs is?
It is a sort of antidepressant that amplifies the level of serotonin, a chemical present in the human brain. There are many doctors who prescribe this medicine for long term usage.
Now, let us discuss side effects of anxiety:
Sex drive- It may affect your sex drive. Yes, it can lower it.
Nausea- It may often give you the feeling of sickness.
Vision- Though it generally doesn’t affects vision, but in many cases it has blurred vision.
Dry mouth- Dryness in mouth! It has been noticed that it reduces the amount of saliva secreted in mouth.
Feeling agitated- If you have been taking SSRIs from long time and your family members complain you being agitated, then don’t consider them wrong. This medicine may get you agitated.
Sleeping disorder- Taking of this medicine may also lead to insomnia. In other words, you may not feel sleepy till late nights, may sleep till late in the morning and so on.