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Face their fears: Do not allow the child to "successfully" avoid school or other activities, it makes the problem worse. Reassure the child you are confident he or she has "what it takes" to rise o the challenge. Don't belittle the child ir the problem. Often, there is also an adult involved who also has issues with the child separating. Consider getting professional help from a therapist. ...Read more
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
Do you have an : Anxiety disorder or do you just find yourself feeling anxious at times? If it is more serious than occasional anxious mood then a medical eval to rule out underlying medical conditions is a good idea. A psychiatric evaluation can also accurate assess. To address stress: talk about feelings ; address problems. Don't avoid them. Aim for 7.5 - 8 hours of sleep/ night. Daily physical activity. ...Read more
Consult outside work: The best solution is to obtain a consultation (outside of work) with a psychotherapist who specializes in work related anxiety and stress. This affords you the privacy to explore openly the work related anxiety, gain insight and develop an appropriate way to cope with the work issue. The solution can be very different from how you deal with anxiety in your personal life.. ...Read more
Build coping skills: Once you have seen a physician and ruled out medical conditions that may cause anxiety, you might want to see a behavioral or c.B. Therapist for coping skills development. Anxiety is unpleasure coupled with anticipation of a loss of some kind. To understand it and overcome it, see a psychodynamic therapist. For self help, try a anxiety workbook, physical exercise, and a self-help group. ...Read more
Workplace anxiety: First, explore what you're anxious about -- is it the work itself, the people you work with, or something you're being asked to do that you feel uncomfortable with, etc? Talk this over with someone you trust -- could even be a counselor. Develop possible solutions. Make sure you take care of yourself well in non-work hours too -- healthy eating, exercise, rest, etc. More resilience that way. ...Read more
Cognitive Behavioral: Therapy is an excellent method to deal with anxiety. Alternative medicine also offers many options. Have you tried qi gong? Tai chi? Acupuncture? Acupressure? Homeopathy? Meditation? Yoga? Exercise program? Breathing exercises? Progressive muscle relaxation? Take good care of you. ...Read more
How severe is it: It depends on how severe and debilitating your anxiety is. If your symptoms are more mild, you might feel some relief with establishment of a mindfulness, meditation, or yoga practice along with a good regimen of daily exercise and dietary structure. If your symptoms are severe enough to cause significant impairment in your work and social life though, you should seek professional consultation. ...Read more
Options: Exercise is a great way to help cope with anxiety. Limiting sugar and caffeine intake can also be of benefit. Other options are acupuncture, chamomile tea to help de-stress, journaling may help identify potential triggers of the anxiety and cognitive behavioral therapy. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Fix anxiety sources: Reduce stress, improve relations, prioritize, decrease demands, exercise, decrease caffeine/alcohol; pay attention to dietary selections, have a healthy sex life, stimulate your mind intellectually and where necessary, medications. The drugs of choice? Serotinergic antidepressants(short term use or breakthrough symptoms), benzo diazepines(selectively). Attempt Buspar (buspirone) or low dose b-blockers helpful. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
One way is too...: ... Fully engage in what you are doing. If you focus intensely on the task at hand, then extraneous sources of stress and longer term concerns will not affect you as much. Of course, you may need treatment (meds, counseling, spiritual inspiration) to fully overcome disabling stress, but the best first step is to compartmentalize your other challenges so you can deal with the task at hand. ...Read more
See a therapist : Anxiety should be monitored by a psychotherapist and/or psychiatrist. Meditation and yoga are two ways I have found helpful to deal with anxiety. Keeping a diary of when you feel anxious and what symptoms/signs of anxiety you experience may also be helpful to prepare you for future situations. St. John's wart is available over the counter but not highly recommended. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How to I cope with anxiety disorder? I have a severe case of anxiety and it's preventing me from enjoying life. I am 24.
See below: Address medication with your prescribing physician. Also, are you doing any anxiety management techniques -- deep breathing, relaxation to supplement your medication? Keep a diary of the events and also find a psychotherapist to help you with anxiety and whatever issues you might want to explore. Good luck! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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