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what are some ways to soothe extreme anxiety?

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Dr. Cyma Khalily
34 years experience Psychiatry
SURE: There are a lot of treatments for anxiety including therapy, exercise, relaxation, meditation, as well as medications. Medications may include antidepressants like prozac, zoloft, paxil, lexapro, celexa, effexor, Pristiq (desvenlafaxine) etc, as well as anti anxiety pills like xanax, ativan, valium, klonopin, or buspar.
Answered on Nov 2, 2015
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
There are a # of : Ways to address anxiety: cognitive behavioral therapy, behavior modification, individual psychotherapy, group psychotherapy, psychotropic medications, qi gong, tai chi, acupuncture, acupressure, homeopathy, meditation, yoga, exercise program or progressive muscle relaxation. Talk about feelings ; address problems. Don't avoid them. Aim for 7.5 - 8 hours of sleep/ night. Daily physical activity is.
Answered on Dec 22, 2013
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
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optimal in a green space. Eat healthfully. Cut out junk carbs, caffeine & alcohol (or moderate). Take care.
Dec 22, 2013

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