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A 31-year-old female asked:

I suffer from emetophobia and get severe panic and anxiety attacks. sometimes medications work but sometimes they dont. i dont like taking anything im not used to because i fear if the side effects. how can i cope or relieve some of the anxiety?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
CBT: Don't look for medications to fix all or your problems. If you have not engaged with a good cognitive behavioral therapy provider - than recommend that. The combination of medications with psychotherapy is likely to provide better outcome than medications alone.

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