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A 34-year-old female asked:

Any natural ways to cope with anxiety? since baby was born i am constantly paranoid about my health. already seen dr. i just want to stop worrying.

2 doctor answers5 doctors weighed in
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Natural options: Aim for daily exercise, 8 hours of sleep /night ; good nutrition w 5 servings of veggies ; 4 of fruit per day. Try tai chi, yoga, qi gong, progressive muscle relaxation, deep breathing exercises ; meditation. Take care. Acupuncture is very effective.
Dr. Ana Adelstein
Clinical Psychology 28 years experience
Need more specifics: I'd 1st want 2know more, like: when r u having these thoughts? Is frightening thought related 2 ur health just popping into ur head ; getting stuck? What r some examples of the what-if-this-bad -thing-happens thoughts? Is there anything u do that helps u calm down when u r having 1 of these thoughts? >to get help targeted 2ur specific experiences consider getting a formal diagnostic assessment.

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Last updated Apr 3, 2016

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