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What are some holistic alternatives for treatment of anxiety/panic attacks?

What are some holistic alternatives for treatment of anxiety/panic attacks?

Acupuncture: Alternative treatments for panic and anxiety include acupuncture, hypnotherapy, biofeedback, meditation, coaching, and herbal supplementation. Any and all of these can be used in combination as well as stand alone therapies. Some herbs to improve anxiety are chamomile, lemon balm, and valerian. See a trained holistic professional before starting this or any alternative therapy. ...Read more

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Fear (Definition)

I would define fear as an insecure feeling, a feeling of impending doom! this is a sort of defense mechanism we developed that help us to survive. Fear helps us from falling "off the cliffs, " as we know the consequences; and help us survive. Children unknowingly, fall off, as ...Read more


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Help please! is cbt any good for the fear of intimacy?

Help please! is cbt any good for the fear of intimacy?

Yes: Cognitive behavior therapy (cbt) is helpful in eliminating or revising thoughts that are unnecessary and causing distress. Fear of intimacy is likely something that could be addressed with a skilled clinician with cbt expertise. ...Read more

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Can any of the alternative treatments for schizophrenia work?

Can any of the alternative treatments for schizophrenia work?

Alternative tx?: I don't know what you mean by "alternative treatments for schizophrenia". It you can tell me what they are - i will try to comment on each. Schizophrenia requires life-long treatment with use of atypical antipsychotics as the mainstay. Conventional neuroleptics are an option. Psychosocial treatments that go hand in hand with meds include: family therapy, social skills training & voc rehab. ...Read more

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Intense pre-sigmoidoscopy fear and anxiety, please help me. Huge fear to point of cons. Not having it done. Fear of procedure.Best pharm intervention?

Intense pre-sigmoidoscopy fear and anxiety, please help me. Huge fear to point of cons. Not having it done. Fear of procedure.Best pharm intervention?

This is not a: Pharmacological intervention - quick acting anxiety meds only last for so long. Have you considered acupuncture to get your anxiety under control and to ground you? ...Read more

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Help please! is any herbal or homeopathic treatment for obsessive compulsive disorder(ocd) in india?

Help please! is any herbal or homeopathic treatment for obsessive compulsive disorder(ocd) in india?

Classical homeopathy: Classical homeopathy is widely used in india -- where there are at least 120 homeopathic medical colleges and over 100, 000 homeopathic doctors (some who are also psychiatrists). Mahesh gandhi md in mumbai is one of the most well-known homeopathic psychiatrists in the world, and successfully treats many people suffering from ocd. ...Read more

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What is the best non-medicinal treatment for depression / anxiety?

What is the best non-medicinal treatment for depression / anxiety?

Depends on severity: Whether you'll need medicine for depression/anxiety depends on the severity of your symptoms. But you could certainly start with a good psychotherapist, because talk therapy (esp. Cbt) can provide excellent results. Also increasing exercise on your own, plus making sure you get consistent rest/sleep daily too. Classical homeopathy treatment with a trained practitioner is another possibility. ...Read more

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What is the medical treatment for social anxiety?

What is the medical treatment for social anxiety?

Get evaluated first: To determine if you really have an anxiety disorder and if you need to be treated or not. If it turns out that you do, then the best treatment is usually a combination of therapy and medication. Cbt is a well-known and well researched form of treatment, although i myself am an advocate of insight oriented psychodynamic psychotherapy. ...Read more

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What factors directed the change of thinking from modern biomedical health care to alternative therapies?

Patient demand. : When patients aren't getting better using current or conventional therapies, good doctors look for alternatives. And, correspondingly, patients urge their doctors to look for alternatives. ...Read more

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Is there alternative methods to treating depression without dealing with quacks and drugs?

Is there alternative methods to treating depression without dealing with  quacks and drugs?

Yes.: Seek an expert mental health professional who takes the time to hear you & to begin to know you clinically. Listen to him/her. Engage. If that professional communicates effectively with you, work with him/her. Expertly managed psycho-active meds may be crucial, but it is a comprehensive process not just a prescription that will determine your response/recovery. ...Read more

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Suffer from social anxiety and it is effecting my career. I'm curious about any medications or natural treatments that are treatment options.

Suffer from social anxiety and it is effecting my career. I'm curious about any medications or natural treatments that are treatment options.

Talk to specialist: You should definitely make an appointment to see either your primary doctor or a psychiatrist in order to discuss what you perhaps try concealing so as not to "appear" weak or incapable. However, as you are seeing that strategy doesn't work. The time honored use of beta blockers is well known to treat social phobias/anxieties. However, I urge you to see your doctor or a specialist as well. GL! ...Read more

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Help please! is any type of cure or therapy for mental retardation?

Help please! is any type of cure or therapy for mental retardation?

Unfortunately....: Unfortunately, if mental retardation/intellectual disability is diagnosed, there is little anyone can do to cure it. That said, is the patient is a young child, speech and occupational therapy can increase their skills. The goal should be to help them become the most competent and independent adult they can be. ...Read more

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There any laws dealing with commitment of teen for mental health?

There any laws dealing with commitment of teen for mental health?

Yes: Every state has laws concerning the process of mental health commitments for all people, including teens. Check with your local law enforcement or county courthouse for details. ...Read more

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Besides ssri's and benzo's, what is the best preventative medicine for panic attacks/derealization ?

Besides ssri's and benzo's, what is the best preventative medicine for panic attacks/derealization ?

Derealization: In the setting of Panic attacks raises the possibility of focal seizures. First find out what occurs during these events ( video EEG monitoring ) If there is abnormal electrical activity seen consider a trial of anticonvulsants ...Read more

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Any tips for fear of monsters?

Any tips for fear of monsters?

Work around it: Kids below 7-8 are fantacy based & have great immaginations.The tooth fairy wouldn't work otherwise.You don't reinforce a kids belief in monsters, mean monkeys etc by listening to your child to get a feeling for the real issues. Remove stressors if you find them. You can devise a monster banishing ritual, cast out the demons & place a ring of protection around the house. This stage will pass. ...Read more

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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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What are some of the best herbal treatment options for treatment-resistant major depression?

What are some of the best herbal treatment options for treatment-resistant major depression?

Independent research: It's touted that Enteric coated Sam-E combined with St. John's Wort works for some mild sadness. However treatment resistant is a broad concept and more information is needed. Try informing your psychiatrist about your concerns. Good luck ! ...Read more

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What natural remedies would you recommend for help with shyness and fear of public speaking?

Psychotherapy & EFT: Psychotherapy is natural ;) & would be a good thing to do to explore, process & resolve the insecurities. I would also recommend a self help tool, eft (emotional freedom technique); it is my experience that it is quite effective & quick at helping with shyness & public speaking anxieties. Check it out at www.Eftuniverse.Com let me know what u think or if u need further help! wishing u well... ...Read more

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Any herbal treatment for getting rid of moles?

Any herbal treatment for getting rid of moles?

No: To the best of my knowledge there are no topical treatments that will make a mole go away. Nor are there any systemic herbal treatments that will do the same. ...Read more

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What options are there to treat morbid jealousy, in addition to counseling? I'm the victim (male), and desperate for help. in relationship 17 years.

What options are there to treat morbid jealousy, in addition to counseling? I'm the victim (male), and desperate for help.  in relationship 17 years.

Jealousy can: destroy relationships as I'm sure you know. It would be helpful for you to go to counseling or group therapy so that you can be strong, resist self-doubt, stay out of the begging role. Logic does not work. Your friend may have OCD or another condition. A proper diagnosis is essential for treatment. Second opinion if necessary. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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What herbal supplements or treatments for irritability, anger and anxiety actually work?

What herbal supplements or treatments for irritability, anger and anxiety actually work?

Address it directly: These need to be worked through rather than trying to quiet the symptoms with a supplement. If these are problematic for you, seeking professional help is more likely to make a real change for the better (rather than the bandaid'ing approach). Take care. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Fear Of Humiliation (Definition)

A pervasive, intense sensitivity to actual and perceived put-downs, resulting in even more sensitivity. Usually accompanied by racing heart and jumbled thoughts, impairing social performance. A tendency to ...Read more


Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Fear Of Embarrassment (Definition)

The term for Fear of ...Read more