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How to fight my hyperness/racing mind/nervousness?

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Dr. Susan Uhrich
Psychiatry 36 years experience
First, make an: Appointment with your family doctor to rule out medical problems that can cause these symptoms such as hyperthyroidism. If medically cleared, see a therapist and a psychiatrist as a combination of medicine and therapy is the best treatment. Know that you do not have to live this way! we are here to help.
Dr. Maritza Baez
Family Medicine 17 years experience
Stay active: Exercise is a great way to relieve stress. Your body releases endorphins during exercise, which can help you feel calm. If you exercise 30 - 60 minutes a day, your stress levels can improve. When stressed, take 5 slow, deep breaths with your eyes closed, then roll your shoulders forward 5 times, then back 5 times. This will slow your heart rate and release tension in your neck and shoulders.

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