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The Truth About SSRI Meds, Serotonin and Anxiety

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The Truth About SSRI Meds, Serotonin and Anxiety


Carlo Carandang, MD

Dr. Carlo Carandang, MD, is a licensed psychiatrist and a Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association. Dr. Carandang is the founder of www.anxietyboss.com (anxiety online help) and author of "Anxiety Protocol" (self-help book) . He is the formulator of KalmPro (anxiety natural supplement).

 

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Carandang, C. (2015). The Truth About SSRI Meds, Serotonin and Anxiety. Psych Central. Retrieved on October 20, 2019, from https://pro.psychcentral.com/the-truth-about-ssri-meds-serotonin-and-anxiety/

 

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