What is a white oval pill that says M B1

Not Medical Advice: A white, oval-shape pill with M B1 imprint has been identified as Buspirone hydrochloride 5 mg.

According to Drugs.com, Buspirone belongs to the group of drugs called miscellaneous anxiolytics, sedatives and hypnotics. It is an anti-anxiety medicine that affects chemicals in your brain that may become unbalanced and cause anxiety.

Buspirone is used to treat sex dysfunction, SSRI induced, panic disorder, as well as symptoms of anxiety, such as fear, tension, irritability, dizziness, pounding heartbeat, and other physical symptoms.

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Of interest, we all encounter challenges and obstacles in life, such as divorce, death, illness and unemployment. But while some people are highly resilient and able to cope with these stresses, others struggle deeply, and may experience anxiety and depression as a result.

So why is it that some of us thrive in the face of life's trials, while others suffer? Neuroscientists may have found a clue to psychological vulnerability within a tiny emotion-processing center in the brain.

In a study published recently in the journal Neuron, researchers from Duke University found that measuring the activity of the amygdala, an almond-shaped part of the brain that determines how we respond to threats, could predict whether individuals would react to stressful life events with anxiety or depression -- as early as four years before these reactions occur. Find out more at the Huffington Post.

Updated on Monday, February 16 2015 at 03:39AM EST