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What are the treatments for Anxiety

A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
40 years experience Clinical Psychology
Your sister may have: developed a phobia or other type of anxiety disorder. Books like "Hope and help for your nerves" by Claire Weakes or "The Relaxation Response" by Her ... Read More

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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sahba Ferdowsi
18 years experience General Practice
Mindfulness: Reading on "mindfulness" is an effective way to treat anxiety without medications.
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Dr. Bassam Amawi
49 years experience Psychiatry
Cognitive Therapy: Help identify u thoughts and how it affect u feeling , help u identify u negative thoughts and how to change it.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michio Abe
26 years experience Internal Medicine
No best treatment: There are many ways to treat anxiety including psychotherapy, ssri's, buspirone, benzodiazepines, etc. Sometimes you may have underlying medical probl ... Read More
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Dr. Peter Corrado
41 years experience Family Medicine
It varies: A number of medications exist to treat anxiety. Some are meant to be taken on an as needed basis and others need to be taken daily.The problem can als ... Read More
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A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sahba Ferdowsi
18 years experience General Practice
Mindfulness: Reading on "mindfulness" is an effective way to treat anxiety without medications.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Bojrab
28 years experience Psychiatry
Therapy & Medication: Many forms of anxiety respond well to counseling/therapy, medications, or the combination of both. The medications that are commonly used include ant ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Reynolds
33 years experience Psychiatry
Anxiety: There is no "best" treatment for anxiety as there are many different types of anxiety including panic, social anxiety, worry, ocd, ptsd etc. Psychothe ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Woods
30 years experience Psychiatry
There Are Many: Effective treatment of anxiety is primarily dependent upon the severity of the anxiety. For simple anxiety try deep breathing, exercise, engaging in a ... Read More
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A 74-year-old male asked:
Dr. Allan Goldstein
56 years experience Internal Medicine
Talk: Find out reason and treat appropriately.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
32 years experience Psychiatry
Anxiety: Consult a therapist for psychotherapy, and possibly referral to a psychiatrist for medication evaluation.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lawrence Smith
30 years experience Clinical Psychology
It can be controlled: Anxiety can be quite unpleasant if it lasts over time or frequently appears in specific situations. The good news about anxiety is that it tends to re ... Read More
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