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What tips do you have for improving mental health if I have depression and bipolar disorder?

What tips do you have for improving mental health if I have depression and bipolar disorder?

Eval and therapy: Get a full psychiatric evaluation first to determine the severity of symptoms and whether or not meds are warranted, then find a reputable psychotherapist to explore what depression and bipolar disorder mean to you, how they impact you, their history, and how these symptoms and/or any others can be better dealt with. ...Read more

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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Overall health, Improving mental health. Stress relief, sleep, natural remedies. Suggestions on possible Specialist to seek out. Advice on what to do?

Overall health, Improving mental health.
Stress relief, sleep, natural remedies. Suggestions on possible Specialist to seek out.
Advice on what to do?

Where to start..: Write down your "top of the list" 1 or 2 health concerns, eg, fatigue, poor sleep, motivation, relationships. Include how long a problem, what you've tried that's helped/not helped. Include all meds you take including OTC/herbal supplements/birth control, alcohol/drug/tobacco use, current stresses. Discuss this with pcp and ask for advice/referral to a mental health professional if appropriate. ...Read more

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Still feeling anxious about Health and slightly depressed on 50mg of sertraline, was okay for first few months but last month anxiety flared up ?

Still feeling anxious about Health and slightly depressed on 50mg of sertraline, was okay for first few months but last month anxiety flared up ?

Anxious & Depressed: Are you getting psychotherapy in addition to the medication you are taking? Learning skills to cope w/anxiety and depression, often from a clinical psychologist can greatly help. Research indicates that medication works better when combined w/psychotherapy. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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What can I do if im feeling anxious all the time?

What can I do if im feeling anxious all the time?

Get a psych eval: .Anxiety can be related to several things including depression, anxiety disorders, add, addiction, medical conditions such as thyroid disorder, dietary such as caffeine use, psychological stressors. ...Read more

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What can one do to stop feeling anxious all the time?

What can one do to stop feeling anxious all the time?

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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I need help please! how do you stop feeling anxious?

I need help please! how do you stop feeling anxious?

Anxious: Anxiety is one of many normal emotions people can feel, so stopping it entirely is not possible. Sometimes the intensity and focus of this is overwhelming though, and needs help. If your anxiety is intense and ongoing, i recommend you work with a mental health professional -- psychologist, psychiatrist, or both. Practice meditation, yoga, belly breathing, or tai chi on your own. Avoid caffeine! ...Read more

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I am feeling anxious/nervous all the time. What do you suggest?

Anxiety: Persistent anxiety is usually caused by misperceptions of situations and interactions. Try your very best to perceive accurately and leave historical biases behind. If anxiety persists consult with a mental health professional who specializes in treating anxiety. Best. ...Read more

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