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How To Treat Anxiety And Panic Attacks
Panic/ anxiety: There are a # of ways to address anxiety: cognitive behavioral therapy, behavior modification, individual psychotherapy, group psychotherapy, psychotropic medications, qi gong, tai chi, acupuncture, acupressure, homeopathy, meditation, yoga, exercise program or progressive muscle relaxation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Psychotherapy: And ralaxations techniques.Get a more detailed answer ›
How to treat anxiety panic attacks and costochondritis simultaneously? (already taking paroxetine 10mg daily since 3 weeks but chest pains continue..)
Anxiety : Believe me when i say "i know what you are going through." i suggest to check with your physician closely. He may consider adjusting the dose or adding another medication to work along with the paroxetine (perhaps a beta blocker or low dose benzodiazepine). If costochondritis still limits you, discuss with your doctor to see if an anti inflammatory medication is indicated. Hope you get well soon. ...Read more
Meds and therapy: Panic attacks occur when our brain believes we are in danger, and engages the fight or flight response. The good news is that panic attacks are usually easily treated with a combination of medications and cognitive behavioral therapy. Learning relaxation strategies is helpful, as are soothing self talk and distraction. Here is a relaxation link to get you started: http://tinyurl.Com/bnodn8y. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I was previously treated for extreme anxiety and panic attacks with mirtazipine 15mg and diazepam 10mg and worked perfect but got relapse 2 yrs later?
Time to see doctor: If you had good results previously but now have relapsed, it's time to see your doctor for sure. Some adjustments, changes, or additions can be made so that you can feel better. Also, psychotherapy is an essential part of recovery from anxiety -- and of its long-term management. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Dr prescribed amitryptaline in addition to Lexapro to treat anxiety. Have been taking Lexapro for years but still having panic attacks and insomnia.
When Rx'ed Amitripty: If you just got the script for amitryptiline today then, we're way to early to conclude anything. If you have already been on that combo for at least 2-3 weeks and no change in your symptoms then, you should call your doctor. Do your panic attacks stem from PTSD, nightmares, abuse, or other forms of trauma? Unless you address such issues DIRECTLY, no amount of medication is likely to work well. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Which is a better anti depressant drug to treat panic attacks, anxiety and depression. Lexapro or zoloft?
Both Potentially: Lexapro and zoloft are similar medications and have both been shown to be helpful for panic, anxiety, and depression. There is probably a decreased percentage of side effects with lexapro, so it might be preferable for that reason. However, plenty of people do well with either medicine, and I have had some patients do well with zoloft after not getting benefit with lexapro. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have some questions about anxiety and panic attacks. 2 years ago my PC told me that she thought I had anxiety. The "attacks" I have seem to me to be too severe and frequent. I have a log to share?
I have a anxiety and panic attacks. And they just started 3 months ago after 7 yrs that they went away no I'm worried more than ever can they hurt me?
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