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how can i treat anxiety immediately (loss of breath, pounding heart, freakouts) without medicine?

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Dr. Vivek Prasad
15 years experience Psychiatry
Meds and therapy: Anxiety is a common problem treated by therapists and mds alike. Commonly prescribed anxiolytics such as prozac, (fluoxetine) ativan, and talk therapy that allows self-reflection can allow a person to come to terms with ones anxiety disorder. If no meds are preferred, it is common for someone to utilize cbt techniques with a therapists guidance. Try this book for starters.
Answered on Dec 9, 2013
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