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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. LUIS IRIZARRY
27 years experience Family Medicine
Hmmmmmm: Clearing your mind. A way to relax. Close your eyes and relax. Requires repetition every day allow 5-10 minutes in a quite place (room, park, sauna , ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. QH TRAN
Dr. QH TRAN answered
29 years experience Child Psychiatry
Different techniques: There are many ways to mediate, depends on what you want to attain. Most simple technique involves paying attention to your breathing and counting bre ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arthur Ciaramicoli
44 years experience Clinical Psychology
ADD: For some people medication is necessary and helpful, for others it can be managed through psychotherapy with an experienced therapist who can help dev ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Keegan Duchicela
13 years experience Family Medicine
Yes!: Meditation is a great way to reduce stress, enhance concentration, control pain, and manage anger and negative feelings. Try to work it into your dai ... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lynne Weixel
35 years experience Clinical Psychology
Best to find teacher: It's very helpful - but if it's impossible, there are excellent books and video/audio tapes and online groups that can help. It's simple, but often fr ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
Several: There are several. Research and find the one that most fits your physical abilities.
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Blood pressure: Studies have shown that yoga and meditation can lower blood pressure 5 to 10mm of mercury.
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
Several: There are several. Research and find the one that most fits your physical abilities.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Kuhnley
44 years experience Child Psychiatry
Persevere: To master techniques to reduce stress requires choosing those you are willing to do, practicing daily, ongoing adjustment to improve effect, & enjoyin ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Missid Ghanem
24 years experience Clinical Psychology
Breath vsImagination: Meditation: a mental technique, focused on breathing, repetitively practiced for the purpose of attaining a subjective experience that is frequently ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ryan Phasouk
17 years experience Family Medicine
Depends: The answer to that question depends on you. You have to ask yourself what you want out of a practice such as tai chi or yoga. What are you intereste ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Phyllis Daen
60 years experience Clinical Psychology
Yoga is helpful: yoga exercises and meditation encourage abdominal breathing which can automatically lower feelings of stress
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
39 years experience Holistic Medicine
alternative approach: That must be frustrating as those approaches usually help. Since they haven't consider alternative approaches; anxiety attacks may be caused by magnes ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clifton Schermerhorn
39 years experience General Practice
Meditation: Take a meditation class.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Siranush Cholakian
33 years experience Holistic Medicine
Yes: Many people fall asleep, others report being very relaxed and peaceful during the treatments. It helps many conditions like anxiety, depression, schi ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience Psychiatry
Meditation: There are several forms of meditation that include mantras. A couple are transcendental meditation, and also dr. Deepak chopra's primordial sound med ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience Psychiatry
Possibly: Most meditation doesn't seek to "control" or change your thoughts. Instead, you practice compassionately observing various foci of attention such as b ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience Psychiatry
Perhaps: Vipassana retreats are silent for several days or more. Unless absolutely necessary, communicating through writing or eye contact is discouraged -- so ... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Front
26 years experience Clinical Psychology
Exposure therapy: Exposure based therapy is especially effective for panic and anxiety attacks, gradually, in a systematic way w/ the therapist's guidance, you repeate ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Kuhnley
44 years experience Child Psychiatry
Hatha/Ashtanga: All are helpful but hatha & ashtanga are particularly good for relieving stress.
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Grace Ho
Dr. Grace Ho answered
15 years experience Clinical Psychology
Depends on diagnosis: But researches show that it's helpful for anxiety and phobia.
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rakhi Dimino
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Prenatal yoga is a great form of exercise while pregnant. The key differences from regular yoga are that you shouldn't be flat on your back, it is nev ... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Catherine Shaw
35 years experience Clinical Psychology
Possibly: Meditation can help you relax, lower blood pressure, enhance concentration. In your culture, it is a spiritual experience, of which I am familiar. How ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
39 years experience Holistic Medicine
Meditation: Personally, my favorite way to relax and de-stress is meditation. Spending time in nature like a walk on the beach is another personal favorite, as is ... Read More
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