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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Anxiety (Definition)

Anxiety is a general term for several disorders that cause nervousness, fear, apprehension, and worrying. These disorders affect how we feel and behave, and they can manifest real physical symptoms. Mild anxiety is vague and unsettling, while severe anxiety can be extremely debilitating, having a serious ...Read more


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Is there natural remedies for chronic anxiety and panic attacks?

Is there natural remedies for chronic anxiety and panic attacks?

Yes there are: I agree with my colleagues that approaches like meditation, yoga, tai chi and psychotherapy help. Herbals can calm anxiety but not usually stop full panic attacks. Classical homeopathy can be very helpful in chronic anxiety -- and requires in-depth case-taking with an experienced homeopath. At least 800 (& more) remedies are known to help anxiety, and you need help finding the best one for you. ...Read more

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Are there any self remedies for panic attacks?

Are there any self remedies for panic attacks?

Strategic relaxation: Often panic can be relieved if you relax into the feeling and just be assured that it will pass. It's uncomfortable but not dangerous. Sometimes it helps to also tap on the bony orbits under your eyes and breath slowly and steadily. It's also a good idea to pursue treatment with a therapist who specializes in treating panic. ...Read more

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Home remedies for anxiety and depression don't want pills help?

Home remedies  for anxiety and depression don't want pills help?

How about----: deep breathing exercises (not hyperventilating) but nice, slowly paced, relaxing exercises? How about a relaxing massage to release muscle tension from the face, shoulders, arms, and back? How about soothing natural sounds or music which go well in a darkened & quiet spot? There are apps on iphones and ipads which are FREE for all these things. There is transcendental meditation? Yoga. ...Read more

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Panic attack vs anxiety attack symptoms, how do they differ?

Panic attack vs anxiety attack symptoms, how do they differ?

Essentially the same: Panic attack ; anxiety attack: basically the same. Feeling of impending doom; intense fear that often coincides with so-called physiological changes; by definition lasts at least 10 min ; at least 4 of these: shallow, fast breathing; rapid heart-rate/palpitations; chest tightness, nausea/vomiting in some cases;feeling cold ; clammy or lightheaded; trembling/shaking; feeling of dying/losing control. ...Read more

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Could you tell me what are herbal remedies for bi-polar, depression, anxiety, insomnia, and panic attacks?

Could you tell me what are herbal remedies for bi-polar, depression, anxiety, insomnia, and panic attacks?

Way too extensive to: Answer whole question. I will focus on insomnia only. Hopefully, some other doctors will focus on some of the other conditions that you asked about. Melatonin, chamomile and valerian root are three often used options for sleep problems. ...Read more

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Costochondritis, any good home remedies?

Costochondritis, any good home remedies?

Mosit heat or ice: Over-the-counter pain relievers. Costochondritis symptoms can often be controlled with Acetaminophen (tylenol, others), Ibuprofen (advil, motrin, others) or Naproxen (aleve). Mosit heat or ice. Try placing hot compresses or a heating pad to the painful area several times a day. Keep the heat on a low setting. Ice also may be helpful. Rest. Avoid activities that make your pain worse. ...Read more

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Do natural remedies for cardiospasm work?

Do natural remedies for cardiospasm work?

Cardio Spasm: Are you talking about coronary artery spasm? If not, i don't know what you are referring to... Either way, natural remedies may work... If you are willing to take a chance and find out for yourself.. Unfortunately there are no objective, scientific studies demonstrating such efficacy. One life, one chance, the choice is yours! ...Read more

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Are there any good natural remedies for anxiety attacks?

Are there any good natural remedies for anxiety attacks?

Manage anxiety: By learning relaxation skills & learning to modify the thoughts, perceptions & beliefs that trigger your anxiety. Learning to calm your body & your mind is the key. You can learn these skills on your own, but having a mental health professional "coach" you is quicker & more effective. Biofeedback helps learn relaxation skills (www.Bcia.Org & www.Aapb.Org). ...Read more

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Are panic attacks danger tomy heart?

Are panic attacks danger tomy heart?

No: Panic attacks can make you feel like you are going to die, and the belief that your heart is going to stop is quite common. However, although it certainly can make your heart rate rise alarmingly, there is no direct damage to your heart or lungs or any other bodily organ. ...Read more

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Can anyone could recommend some natural sedatives for panic attacks, anxiety and stress?

2: Valerian root and magnesium both appear to have a calming effect. There are others. For full information contact a n.D. ...Read more

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Best med for anxiety - stress -- panic attacks?

Best med for anxiety - stress -- panic attacks?

Apart from Meds...: Suggest finding clinical psychologist who is anxiety specialist - someone who (a) uses behavioral & cognitive-behavioral techniques, esp. To help u build skills to gain control of anxiety/panic; (b) uses experiential & mindfulness techniques to help u identify & experience ur emotions as u're feeling them; & (c) uses techniques that trace roots of ur feelings & explore patterns in ur relationships. ...Read more

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Can you tell me is bach's rescue remedy truly effective in treating anxiety/anxiety attacks?

Can you tell me is bach's rescue remedy truly effective in treating anxiety/anxiety attacks?

Of course not: Beware of words like "remedy" & "tonic." They're red flags. In the bad old anarchic unregulated days before the FDA, traveling medicine shows, magnetic healers, herbalists, snake-oil salesmen & other quacks peddled useless cure-alls called "remedies" & "tonics" to a gullible public. As you've discovered, they're still out there, still doing it. You're buying a bottle of very expensive water. ...Read more

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Do inhalers help anxiety attacks ?

Do inhalers help anxiety attacks
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Inhalers: can help with asthma attacks. If an asthmatic is having a panic attack - an inhaler may be helpful. However, in general - inhalers are not used to treat panic attacks. ...Read more

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Tmj disorder - any home remedies to curing this?

Tmj disorder - any home remedies to curing this?

Simple solution: See OFP specialist. Orofacial Pain provides diagnosis and management of pain in the face, TMJ disorders, locking jaw as well as, associated headaches and neck pain. Orofacial pain patients can be treated with conservative, non-surgical and reversible procedures. They are the experts in this field. ...Read more

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Any home remedies to cure vertigo?

Any home remedies to cure vertigo?

None I know.: Vertigo has an underlying cause which needs to be addressed. That can be done by taking long history and physical. ...Read more

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Can bigelow herbal tea a helpful remedy for anxiety attacks?

Can bigelow herbal tea a helpful remedy for anxiety attacks?

Maybe a little : Herbal tea containing chamomile and/or valerian help many people with mild anxiety or tension. "anxiety attack" sounds more severe though, so i don't know whether tea will help much in that situation. You could always try it and find out... Everyone's different. ...Read more

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Does tea an mints heal anxiety panic attacks?

Does tea an mints heal anxiety panic attacks?

No: Panic attacks can be part of several different conditions, including panic disorder and major depression. Tea and mints does not heal panic attacks -- but you can, with help. Cognitive behavioral and other psychotherapies can be very useful. Medications such as ssri antidepressants can prevent panic episodes. See your family doc for a physical; psychiatrist for help w/meds; therapist also. ...Read more

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Home remedies to help fight oxy withdraw?

Home remedies to help fight oxy withdraw?

Go see your doctor: There are no home remedies to help you withdraw from narcotics. Go see your doctor or addiction specialist to help you taper off safely under medical supervision. ...Read more