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A 42-year-old male asked:

Ssri's don't work on me so the psych has more or less told me to self help with my gad they are also weaning me off diazepam ' is this right ?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Self help or non-med: Options. Have you tried cognitive behavioral therapy? Behavior modification? Individual psychotherapy? Group psychotherapy? Qi gong? Tai chi? Acupuncture? Acupressure? Homeopathy? Meditation? Yoga? Exercise program? Breathing exercises? Progressive muscle relaxation? Don't just rely on meds to get rid of your symptoms. Take an active and aggressive role in eliminating your anxiety !

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