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A 37-year-old member asked:

I have anxiety and i can't take it. i'm going crazy! what should i do?

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Dr. Ernest Bordini
Clinical Psychology, Neuropsychology 33 years experience
Getting assistancce: No need to fret, anxiety problems are quite common and treatable. There is lots of help. If one has overwhelming anxiety, it is good to start with your family doc to rule out common medical contributors/causes. Cognitive-behavioral therapy, other therapies and medications can all help, sometimes alone or in combination. For basics re: anxiety see http://cpancf.Com/anxietydisordersbasics.Asp.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Start w medical eval: 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.

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