Experts, including Dr. Alex Anastasiou, had the chance to give their input on a Bustle article outlining 6 quick-fixes for anxiety you should be avoiding. Anxiety can be difficult to manage, as certain treatments and remedies don’t work for everyone in the same ways. Some coping mechanisms might work in moderation but can actually become detrimental to your health if it becomes a consistent habit.
Dr. Alex commented on the use of drinking caffeine to help with anxiety, stating, “Although it may initially make us feel focused and on top of things it can ultimately worsen anxiety as it is a stimulant,”. Read the full article on the quick-fixes Dr. Alex and other experts say to avoid here.