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What can one do to stop feeling anxious all the time?

4 doctor answers9 doctors weighed in
Dr. Robert Stewart
Clinical Psychology 45 years experience
Managing anxiety:: The most effective treatment for anxiety is relaxation training coupled with cognitive therapy that helps you modify the thoughts, perceptions and beliefs that trigger the anxiety. Learning to calm your body and your mind is the key. You can learn these skills on your own, but having a mental health professional "coach" you is quicker and more effective. Entrenched anxiety may require meds.
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Alianswered
Psychiatry 33 years experience
Anxious: Cognitive training, relaxation, meditation, yoga, tai chi, life style changes, are a few.
Dr. Maritza Baez
Family Medicine 18 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.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Agree w Dr. Stewart.: Recommend that you start with evaluation by psychiatrist or your physician to rule out underlying medical conditions that may be contributing to your anxious mood ; to determine if you actually have an anxiety disorder. 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.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Provided original answer
carbs, caffeine & alcohol (or moderate). Try Qi Gong, Tai Chi, acupuncture, acupressure, homeopathy, meditation, Yoga, exercise program, deep breathing exercises or Progressive muscle relaxation.
Jan 11, 2014

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