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What is natural relief from OCD/anxiety?

What is natural relief from OCD/anxiety?

EVAL: Get a psychiatric evaluation for OCD symptomology and severity, and possible medication management. Then get a referral to a reputable clinician who specializes in OCD. ...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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Is anxiety relief by natural care effective?

Is anxiety relief by natural care effective?

Not that I know of: As a physician, I have very little knowledge about natural treatments. I have spent decades learning and refining my knowledge of medicine and psychiatry, and i believe the best treatments for clinical anxiety is a combination of prescription medications, psychotherapy, and lifestyle changes. ...Read more

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What are good natural or herbal pills for anxiety relief?

Anxiety: Not sure about how good, mixed results are reported. You can try vallerian or kava kava. ...Read more

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Best herbal/natural supplements for stress and anxiety relief?

Best herbal/natural supplements for stress and anxiety relief?

Magnesium,B vitamins: Magnesium is the first supplement i advise- see http://bit.Ly/1dpai09 b vitamins often help, esp. B6 & niacinamide up to 500 mg 4x/day. I advise adults take 5-6000 iu of d3/day in fall & winter. Consider fish oil, l-theanine, 5-htp, tulsi tea, ashwagandha, rhodiola, valerian & skullcap. Avoid nutra-sweet. Exercise, meditation & counseling can really help, as can seeing a classical homeopath. ...Read more

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How can I get relief from my anxiety?

How can I get relief from my anxiety?

Consultation first: The most effective way to start is consultation with professional (psychiatrist, therapist) where you could explore for yourself the triggers for your anxiety and how to get help:. The best would be a combination of psychotherapy and psychopharm medications if needed. We offer non-invasive, no side effect help with anxiety, bmt (http://www.Brainmusictreatment.Com). ...Read more

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What should I do for relief from anxiety?

What should I do for relief from anxiety?

Anxiety relief: On your own: meditation; breathing exercises; yoga; tai chi; qi gong; guided visualization. Soothing music. Calming baths, massage. Herbs like passion flower, lemon balm, kava, theanine (from green tea) and chamomile. With help: cognitive behavioral therapy and other psychotherapies. Psychiatric medicines like lexapro, celexa, zoloft, effexor (venlafaxine). Facing your fears, and not letting them contain you. ...Read more

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How do I know if I have anxiety if so how do I relief it?

Do you have sx's?: Anxiety symptoms can include feeling nervous or irritable, muscle tension (especially in neck, shoulders ; back), poor quality or minimal sleep, lack of concentration ; easy fatiguability. Lump in throat or butterfly in stomach sensation can occur. There are a # of ways to address anxiety: cognitive behavioral therapy, behavior modification, individual psychotherapy, group psychotherapy ; meds. ...Read more

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Seeing a counsellor to deal with anxiety, but any suggestions for immediate relief?

Seeing a counsellor to deal with anxiety, but any suggestions for immediate relief?

Practice breathing: Slowly while relaxing your abdomen & letting it expand as you breathe in & contract as you breathe out. Focus on the sensation of your breath in & out of your nose. Think of a pleasant, safe relaxing place & imagine being there. Observe the details of nature around you. Cuddle with a pet cat or dog. Play with a child. There are many ways to calm yourself. Practice them. ...Read more

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I had lot of anxiety losing my girlfriend...But now the anxiety turned into a feeling of burden... It feels like breaking up would be a relief. Help?

I had lot of anxiety losing my girlfriend...But now the anxiety turned into a feeling of burden... It feels like breaking up would be a relief. Help?

Relationships hard: The mind plays such interesting tricks to justify feelings. Relationships can be demanding, but also joyful. If you focus on joyful, it can be wonderful. If you focus on demanding, it can be burdensome. When one makes a commitment to anything, whether a person, a job, an academic situation, it may cause anxiety. Think about how you feel about other commitments and how you handle them. ...Read more

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What is a source of instant anxiety relief?

What is a source of instant anxiety relief?

Close eyes, breathe : There are many threats to health and well-being. In addition to cancer and heart disease, these risks include working, driving, falling--the list goes on. One approach is to worry about what if. Another is to avoid toxins, eat healthful foods one prepares, exercise appropriately, sleep well, take precautions for safety, keep medical/dental appointments and do relaxation exercise to limit stress :). ...Read more

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