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Is there an alternative medicine for stress?

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Dr. David Rosenfeld
26 years experience in Pain Management
Exercise: Stress is normal. Do not become a "chemical coper". Exercise and relaxation techniques are far better for you than anti-anxiety medications.
Answered on May 9, 2013
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Dr. Andrew Lipton
29 years experience in Holistic Medicine
I agree, and in addition to exercise and relaxation techniques there are many herbs that can help as well
May 9, 2013

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