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A 32-year-old member asked:

Anxiety arm pain, and other pain, what to do?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Start with medical: Evaluation to rule out underlying medical problems. In the mean time - decrease stress.To address stress: talk about feelings ; address problems. Don't avoid them. Aim for 7.5 - 8 hours of sleep/ night. Daily physical activity is optimal in a green space. Eat healthfully. Cut out junk carbs, caffeine ; alcohol (or moderate). Try qi gong, tai chi, acupuncture, acupressure, homeopathy, meditation, .
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Dr. John Feola
Internal Medicine 32 years experience
ANXIETY TX: ANXIETY TX: I recommend the Anxiety & Phobia Workbook . This goes over all strategies, diets, supplements and Meds . The two alternative therapies I have had success with are EFT (EMOTIONAL FREEDOM TECHNIQUE ) and EMDR (EYE MOVEMENT DESENSITSENSITIZATION AND REPROCESSING ) Meds: leaxapro/Zoloft /Paxil = LONG ACTING XANAX/INDERAL/KLONOPIN SHORT ACTING. You need an exam/EKG&labs
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Last updated May 2, 2015

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