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Are there any natural or medical ways that will overcome extreme anxiety?

Are there any natural or medical ways that will overcome extreme anxiety?

ANXIETY: Some experiences (religion for example) can alter anxiety. Several meds can reduce anxiety but not cure it. Psychotherapy (sometimes along with meds) can really resolve extreme anxiety. I've been working with this for years, and the results are generally good. You reallyought to give it a try. ...Read more

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Addiction (Definition)

Addiction is a primary, chronic disease of brain reward, motivation, memory, and related circuitry. Dysfunction in these circuits leads to characteristic biological, psychological, social and spiritual manifestations. This is reflected in an individual pathologically pursuing reward and/or relief by substance use and other behaviors. A person affected by addiction will be unable to consistently Abstain from use, will have Impaired Behavioral control, will have Craving or increased "hunger" for drugs or rewarding experiences, will have a Dysfunctional Emotional response, and will show diminished recognition of significant problems with their own ...Read more


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Are there any medications to overcome glossophobia?

Are there any medications to overcome glossophobia?

Glossophobia: A beta blocker may help for people who have glossophobia or fear of public speaking, there are also herbal medications available. Consult your doctor. ...Read more

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What are some methods to quit food obsession?

What are some methods to quit food obsession?

Binge eating?: If you are referring to binge eating, there are behavioral approaches and medications that can help reduce such behaviors. Seek a referral from your doctor. ...Read more

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Are there any food options that help reduce cravings for junk food?

Are there any food options that help reduce cravings for junk food?

Other alternatives: There is much advice on this topic, and much of it is motivational in nature. One of the best options is to have healthy alternatives readily available, and the junk food options not available. Healthy alternatives include fruits and vegetables that are ready to eat. If you like vegetables, the microwavable frozen vegetable assortments (low sodium and no sauce) takes only a few minutes to make. ...Read more

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Are there any natural ways that can overcome anxiety?

Are there any natural ways that can overcome anxiety?

Anxiety: Aerobic exercise is very helpful, as well as a good diet and proper sleep. Most important is to be able to perceive accurately, seeing the truth of situations rather than projecting fear where it does not belong. Try using the free anti anxiety app featured on the soundmindz.Org website for ongoing support. Best. ...Read more

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Are there any ways to overcome depression ?

Are there any ways to overcome depression ?

Yes: Yes. I would check out curecrowd for depression. Its crowd sourced data of what patient states works. It is a great starting point to find a treatment you are willing to work with. http://curecrowd.com/ailments/depression. ...Read more

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Is there any good food to overcome cancer?

Is there any good food to overcome cancer?

Unfortunately, no: There are no foods that would treat a cancer. Good diet is important in preventing cancer, but once cancer develops it is better to seek conventional care at the earliest. ...Read more

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What are some easy ways to curb food cravings?

What are some easy ways to curb food cravings?

Eat healthy: Alternatives. Try snacking on carrots, celery, pickles, cherry tomatoes, fruits. Even pretzels can help since it's hard to eat too many pretzels! if you fill yourself on healthier snacks it will be easier to fight the junk food cravings. Exercise since it may reduce your appetite and make u more resolved to eat well. ...Read more

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Are there any foods to eat that combat depression?

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Are there any foods to eat that combat depression?

Foods: Foods rich in tyrosine, methionine, vitamin b, omega 3, 4, 6. Are few examples. ...Read more

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Are there any drug-free ways to sleep better?

Sleep Hygiene: 1. Maintain a regular bedtime and awakening time schedule including weekends. Get up about the same time every day, regardless of what time you fell asleep. 2. Establish a regular, relaxing bedtime routine. Relaxing rituals prior to bedtime many include a warm bath or shower, aroma therapy, reading, or listening to soothing music. 3. Sleep in a room that is dark, quiet, comfortable, and cool; >>. ...Read more

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Are there any meditations that help cure and addiction to sex and masturbation?

Are there any meditations that help cure and addiction to sex and masturbation?

Meditation and Sex: Yes. Meditation can lead to healthy balance in your day to day activities. Now, remember that masturbation is a normal and natural human experience. All men masturbate unless they are physically unable to do so. It is nothing to have shame about. There is no medical or scientific reason to limit masturbation. If you feel you are an addict there is also the group program sex addicts anonymous. ...Read more

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Are there any techniques to rid medical anxiety?

Are there any techniques to rid medical anxiety?

Several: Biofeedback, deconditioning, EMDR, cognitive-behavioural therapies, and anti=anxiety medications. ...Read more

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Are there any natural ways to deal with anxiety?

To address anxiety: Talk about feelings ; address problems. Don't avoid them. Aim for 7.5 - 8 hours of sleep/ night. Daily physical activity is optimal in a green space. Eat healthfully. Cut out junk carbs, caffeine ; alcohol (or moderate). Try qi gong, tai chi, acupuncture, acupressure, homeopathy, meditation, yoga, exercise program, deep breathing exercises or progressive muscle relaxation. Good luck. ...Read more

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How to increase your memorizing skills? And are there some natural food (easy ones) to help in such?

How to increase your memorizing skills? And are there some natural food (easy ones) to help in such?

Memorizing: Sleep and studying prior to sleep will assistyou in memorizing also studying at the same place will help this is an age old question obviously alcohol does not help! ...Read more

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Are there any good ways to prevent myself from eating so much?

Are there any good ways to prevent myself from eating so much?

Discipline: Estimate number of calories in what you want to eat, and then look up how many miles you would have to walk/run/bike/swim to burn that many calories. It is a real eye opener. Also, create a vision of who you want to become and keep it in your mind daily. ...Read more

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No time to meditate. What are some other fast easy ways to relieve stress?

No time to meditate. What are some other fast easy ways to relieve stress?

Exercise: Exercise and adequate rest are some other ways. If stress is leading to certain symptoms, you should discuss with your doctor to help with them while the lifestyle changes are effective. ...Read more

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Are there any surefire ways to deal with depression?

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Are there any surefire ways to deal with depression?

Managing depression: Start with visit to your primary care physician for workup to rule out organic causes for depression. He/she can refer you to mental health professional for psychotherapy & possible medication evaluation. ...Read more

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Can you tell me if there are any natural remedies that help break a gambling addiction?

Can you tell me if there are any natural remedies that help break a gambling addiction?

Auricular: Acupuncture is an excellent approach to addictive behaviors. However, needles alone will not manage the problem. The individual needs to be committed to recovery. I think of acupuncture as adjunctive treatment. While you are at it - look into gambler's anonymous. ...Read more

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Are there any healthy ways to feed your family that are quick and cheap?

Yes: There are large discount chains that you pay to use. They tend to sell food in bulk. Using these resources can really stretch your $. Consider growing your own food. Strapped for space - use square foot or container gardens. Keep it organic for good health. ...Read more

Fast Food (Definition)

Fast food is food that is prepared quickly through a standardized method and is provided at cheap restaurants. Examples of fast food include pizza, burgers, and French fries. Fast food is often loaded with excess sodium, fat, and calories, and increases the risk of obesity, diabetes, and heart disease. ...Read more


Food Addiction (Definition)

Food addiction refers to a behavioral addiction that causes rapid and uncontrolled consumption of food despite a lack of hunger. The food is usually high ...Read more