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How can I keep control of my anxiety naturally and not by medication?

How can I keep control of my anxiety naturally and not by medication?

Things to help: I agree w dr. Re's recommendation for cbt & dr. Fox's for journaling, meditation, imaging & relaxation. Even if you don't desire meds it is important to be medically evaluated. Sometimes anxiety can be caused by underlying medical conditions that need to be addressed. Try to exercise daily. Spend time outside with mother nature. Have a healthy nutrition plan. Consider acupuncture or yoga. ...Read more

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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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Wake up with bad anxiety that goes away by lunch but how do I control my morning anxiety naturally? I think am having travel anxiety as l'm going to

Ways 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. Take care. ...Read more

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How to control anxiety/start of panic attack naturally. Anxiety has improved massively with self help cd, on public transport I sometimes get panicky?

How to control anxiety/start of panic attack naturally. Anxiety has improved massively with self help cd, on public transport I sometimes get panicky?

CBT: Seek a cognitive-behavioral therapist who specializes in phobias. One method they use is systematic desensitization which slowly and incrementally brings the person closer and closer to the thing they are afraid of in slow, graduated steps that help make the anxiety more tolerable. ...Read more

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How do you control anxiety?

How do you control anxiety?

Managing anxiety:: The most effective treatment for anxiety is relaxation training coupled with cognitive therapy that helps you modify the thoughts, perceptions and beliefs that trigger the anxiety. Learning to calm your body and your mind is the key. You can learn these skills on your own, but having a mental health professional "coach" you is quicker and more effective. Entrenched anxiety may require meds. ...Read more

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How to control anxiety?

How to control anxiety?

First: BREATHE: When anxious, the first thing to do is BREATHE slowly and fully -- allowing your belly to expand with your in-breath, and go back down when you exhale. You can breathe in to the count of 4, hold your breath for 7 counts, and breathe out to the count of 8. Do this 4-6 times for 1 round. You might practice multiple times/day. See a psychologist or psychiatrist for eval & treatment can help also. ...Read more

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How do I control anxiety?

Different options: There are a lot of things to do that can help you control your anxiety. I personally love yoga, it helps you learn how to breath and relax and creates confidence and learn about inner self. Eating right can also help, try not to drink a lot of caffeine. Get good sleep, and maintain a positive attitude. ...Read more

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Whats a good way to control anxiety?

Whats a good way to control anxiety?

Anxiety remedies: Anxiety has many forms as well. The form often dictates the treatment. Are you a worrywart? Do you have repeated thoughts that you cannot manageably put out of your mind? Superstitions, habits or rituals you perform over and over to the distress of yourself and others. Do you have rapidly escalating symptoms with a sense of impending doom? Have you been hurt, traumatized, or abused? Situational? ...Read more

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How can I control anxiety from not eating?

Proper diet: Eating a healthy amount of a good diet can help your body feel balanced. Hunger pains are somewhat similar to anxiety and can be confused. Some of my patients eat extra because of this confustion and wind up overweight. Sometimes this is called comfort eating. ...Read more

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What did people do to control anxiety before medications came out?

What did people  do to control anxiety before medications came out?

Anxiety: Nature-nurture. Life style changes to cope with stress, diet and activity. ...Read more

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How can I control anxiety over an interview?

How can I control anxiety over an interview?

Practice: Best way is to practice interviewing. Find a friend (or coach) and go through a simulated interview. You can prepare a list of questions to use for the simulated interviews. Once you have a chance to rehearse, anxiety will be less. Remember also some anxiety is normal for any interview, especially if you care about the outcome. Accept that. Don't be too harsh on yourself. Try to enjoy it. ...Read more

Dr. Sanjiv Kaul
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Anxiety Relief (Definition)

To me, anxiety relief simply means that the distress ...Read more