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What are the best treatments for gad, social anxiety, and free-floating anxiety?

What are the best treatments for gad, social anxiety, and free-floating anxiety?

Cognitive Therapy: Help identify u thoughts and how it affect u feeling , help u identify u negative thoughts and how to change it. ...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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Can anxiety disorder be managed successfully?

Can anxiety disorder be managed successfully?

Yes: A properly diagnosed anxiety disorder can be successfully managed with psychotherapy and medication if deemed necessary by a psychiatrist. ...Read more

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Please tell me what to do about anxiety disorder?

Please tell me what to do about anxiety disorder?

Get help: Your dr can assess for an anxiety disorder ; underlying medical conditions that may be causing symptoms. 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, >. ...Read more

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What can I do myself if I have an anxiety disorder?

What can I do myself if I have an anxiety disorder?

See below: Relaxation, deep breathing (you can google instructions). You can also keep a diary of the events that cause the anxiety (what happened, the thoughts you had, where did it feel in your body. Ask for help, if you feel you can't control your symptoms --a counselor who specializes in cognitive behavior therapy. Consider meds, if needed. Good luck! ...Read more

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Can you qualify for disability for a anxiety disorder?

Can you qualify for disability for a anxiety disorder?

I don't think so: I doubt it--but never know for sure--i have one pt who got disability for the DX of dependent personality! ...Read more

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Will untreated anxiety disorder lead to any difficulties?

Will untreated anxiety disorder lead to any difficulties?

Yes: By definition, a disorder is a problem that you have and therefore affects some part of your life. If you are a little shy or worry sometimes, then you do not have a disorder unless it is interfering with your life. People with anxiety disorders are unable to take care of themselves for fear of even leaving their home or going to shopping centers. Most are unable to work or work productively. ...Read more

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What to do if i dislike my anxiety disorder please help!?

Seek treatment: Anxiety disorders are conditions with many effective treatments including psychotherapy and prescribed medication. First step is to consult with your doctor about options. ...Read more

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What is the difference between anxiety and anxiety disorder?

What is the difference between anxiety and anxiety disorder?

Anxiety is worrying : about things that may or may not happen,sometimes appropriately, sometimes not. Anxiety disorders & other psychiatric disorders are defined by sets of symptoms &/or observable behaviors that interfere with daily functioning at school or work & home. Except for adjustment disorders, the harmful dysfunction has lasted 6-12 mos. or more, impairing eating/sleeping, work, relationships,health, etc. ...Read more

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What to do if my wife has an anxiety disorder, what can I do?

What to do if my wife has an anxiety disorder, what can I do?

You can: Be supportive educate yourself about anxiety understand that the fear is real from the patients perspective encourage, in a non critical way, treatment, healthy diet, regular sleep, avoidance of caffeine, alcohol and substance use. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
1,079 doctors shared insights

Anxiety Disorder (Definition)

Anxiety disorders include excessive fear and anxiety and related behavioral disturbances. Fear is the emotional response to real or perceived imminent threat, whereas anxiety is anticipation of ...Read more