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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
32 years experience Psychiatry
Meditation: Not likely.
Dr. Pamela Pappas
42 years experience Psychiatry
Not likely, but: Some individuals are more likely to become anxious during silent meditations that don't provide complete structure. These might be people who dissocia ... Read More

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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
40 years experience Holistic Medicine
Other options: There are a variety of natural therapies you should explore. Benzodiazepams and alcohol foster dependence and create poor-quality sleep. Marijuana may ... Read More
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Dr. Natalie Hodge
26 years experience Pediatrics
NO!: Benzodiazepines are addictive and will worsen your sleep pattern in the long run. Weed will not help you sleep and could absolutely worsen your OCD. ... Read More
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Victor Bonuel
38 years experience Internal Medicine
Obtain help from a: Close and trusted family member and friend to help you emotionally and psychologically as you weather the storm in life. Talk to a pastor or chaplain ... Read More
Dr. Randy Baker
40 years experience Holistic Medicine
Worth a try: Mindfulness cbt meditation is an effective approach for coping with stressful situations & is likely to be of some help. For your ptsd you might try e ... Read More
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Dr. Pamela Pappas
42 years experience Psychiatry
Mindfulness: Mindfulness is a practice of paying attention, on purpose, in the present moment, without judgment. It doesn't require religious affiliation, althoug ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. QH TRAN
Dr. QH TRAN answered
30 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. Martin Rossman
52 years experience Holistic Medicine
Mind/body relaxation: Regular meditation can lower stress, balance the nervous system, lower blood pressure and improve mood.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
40 years experience Holistic Medicine
Many useful benefits: The most common factor in poor health is stress & meditation is an incredible tool to reduce stress.It improves brain function & even changes brain st ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Emmett Miller
54 years experience Psychiatry
Lower stress.: Meditation, used regularly over a period of weeks or months, has been shown to help lower blood pressure and heart rate, improve breathing, relieve st ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Albert Pizzo
60 years experience Family Medicine
Guru meditations: A guru is a person who is considered to have great knowledge, wisdom and authority. Meditations are thought process of the mind to bring about a rela ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
42 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 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aaron Stupple
9 years experience General Practice
Broaden identity: Transcendental meditation (tm) seeks to expand the boundary of what one identifies as "the self." most people identify the boundary of the self as the ... Read More
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