A 31-year-old female asked:
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My Friend is experiencing feeling anxious (worsened by: psychological stress) , difficulty sleeping (quality: difficulty falling asleep, difficulty staying asleep) (worsened by: psychological stress) , difficulty focusing, feeling depressed (quality: fee

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Encourage your: friend to get a medical evaluation to rule out medical causes of her/his symptoms. Medications are sometimes indicated. Talking therapy to include Cognitive Behavioral therapy or psychotherapy can be effective. Aim for daily exercise, 8 hours of sleep per night & good nutrition w 5 servings of veggies & 4 of fruit per day. Try tai chi, yoga, Qi Gong, progressive muscle relaxation,
Answered on Nov 28, 2017
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