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are there vitamins or supplements to help anxiety

A 7-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Can't recommend any: The answer won't come out of a pill bottle, even one with pretty pictures of natural products. Life is tough and unfair. Dealing with crippling anxiet ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Better yet..: Rather than looking for a band-aid fix, it is important to address the actual issue. Frequent or intense feelings of anxiety & anger are usually not n ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Gurr
39 years experience Clinical Psychology
Anxiety: I do not know if any supplements that really reduce anxiety. However, there are foods that can increase anxiety. To reduce anxiety avoid sugars, choc ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Goldman
11 years experience Clinical Psychology
The natural route: If you are trying to avoid taking more heavy-duty medicines, instead of taking vitamins/supplements, you might try meditation, yoga, or other mindfuln ... Read More
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A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Linda Callaghan
52 years experience Addiction Medicine
B vitamins.: B vitamins are also called stress vitamins. I like pre-natal vitamins as they are complete with minerals for both mother and baby . Chamomile and gre ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joseph Schwartz
27 years experience Clinical Psychology
Vitamins are suplmts: If you are anxious you might want to try something different. There are no studies that show vitamins help control anxiety. Usually, they are used for ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Austina Cho
25 years experience Psychiatry
Check Vitamin D: Get your 25 hydroxy Vitamin D level checked. If it is low, then you may need supplementation. Almost half of the population suffers from low Vitamin D ... Read More
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A 7-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Omega 3's: Omega 3 fatty acids are excellent for brain health.
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
39 years experience Holistic Medicine
Many -get guidance: Some supplements have been proven just as effective as ssri's, esp. 5-htp, same ; st. John's wort. Many help anxiety-b vits, magnesium, holy basil, l ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
For the most part -: Vitamins ; supplements don't have a major impact on anxiety. Omega 3 fatty acids can help brain health. Passion flower, valerian ; chamomile may help ... Read More

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