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Is there natural remedies for chronic anxiety and panic attacks?

Is there natural remedies for chronic anxiety and panic attacks?

Yes there are: I agree with my colleagues that approaches like meditation, yoga, tai chi and psychotherapy help. Herbals can calm anxiety but not usually stop full panic attacks. Classical homeopathy can be very helpful in chronic anxiety -- and requires in-depth case-taking with an experienced homeopath. At least 800 (& more) remedies are known to help anxiety, and you need help finding the best one for you. ...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 anyone could recommend some natural sedatives for panic attacks, anxiety and stress?

Can anyone could recommend some natural sedatives for panic attacks, anxiety and stress?

2: Valerian root and magnesium both appear to have a calming effect. There are others. For full information contact a n.D. ...Read more

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What are some natural medicines for panic attacks?

What are some natural medicines for panic attacks?

Panic/ anxiety: Valerian root, Passionflower, Chamomile and Kava (potential for liver problems) are some natural approaches to anxiety. ...Read more

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Any tips for traveling with anxiety and panic attacks?

Any tips for traveling with anxiety and panic attacks?

People who have: Panic attacks are ok but often fear dying or some other catastrophic event. The fear of another panic attack becomes the real issue. Some therapists will even prescribe panic attacks to help the person see that they are ok and that the attacks are self-limiting. Please see a psychologist for support. Peace and good health. When traveling remember that panic attacks are self-limiting. ...Read more

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Can there be any alternative treatment for anxiety and panic attacks?

Can there be any alternative treatment for anxiety and panic attacks?

Talk Therapy That...: Goes well beyond the line, "tell me how you feel about that." first, u really do need someone w/training & expertise in treatment of anxiety problems/disorders. It's vital 2understand what anxiety is, how it ticks & what specific things can help if anxiety starts interfering with ur ability 2function & w/ ur ability 2form/keep relationships. Great source of info here: http://www.Anxietybc.Org. ...Read more

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Can anyone suggest natural remedies for combating depression and anxiety?

Can anyone suggest natural remedies for combating depression and anxiety?

Options: Natural remedies for depression and anxiety include exercise, eating a healthy diet, therapy, herbal supplements (i.E 5 htp, same and st john's wort), support groups and journaling. Limit caffeine as it can raise anxiety levels. Chamomile tea can help de-stress. For severe symptoms a combination treatment of medication and therapy is beneficial. ...Read more

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Are there any good natural remedies for anxiety attacks?

Are there any good natural remedies for anxiety attacks?

Manage anxiety: By learning relaxation skills & learning to modify the thoughts, perceptions & beliefs that trigger your anxiety. Learning to calm your body & your mind is the key. You can learn these skills on your own, but having a mental health professional "coach" you is quicker & more effective. Biofeedback helps learn relaxation skills (www.Bcia.Org & www.Aapb.Org). ...Read more

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What're the best medications for anxiety and panic disorder?

What're the best medications for anxiety and panic disorder?

Medications that: Raise serotonin in the brain can significantly decrease baseline anxiety, which can prevent panic from happening. Sometimes adding a long acting benzodiazepine like Clonazepam can further decrease baseline anxiety. ...Read more

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What are some ways to self help anxiety problems and panic attacks?

What are some ways to self help anxiety problems and panic attacks?

Many options: Regular exercise, meditation, and spiritual activities have been shown help for some. Good health practices may help including good sleep, nutrition, good social support, and avoidance of alcohol, niotine or other substances. Finally use of behavioral activation which is engagement in pleasurable activities can help, and there are self help anxiety workbooks that can b bought. ...Read more

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Are there any ways to stop anxiety and panic attacks with a positive mindset?

Are there any ways to stop anxiety and panic attacks with a positive mindset?

Possibly: Most people spontaneously capable of it would rarely be seen by a dr. For that reason. A positive mindset is always a helpful trait. There are some methods (relaxation, breathing techniques, meditation) that may help achieving this. Some books and theories may help. Now, if the positive mindset includes compliance with dr. Recommendations and meds, and trust, it's even more possible. ...Read more

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Is there a natural relief for panic attacks?

Is there a natural relief for panic attacks?

Relaxation breathing: If you want to avoid medication for your panic attacks, i highly revommend the book: the relaxation response by benson. Read the entire book, the start doing the exercises as contained in the book. Start with 5 minutes twice a day working up to 10 minutes twice a day. You will soon learn to relax instantly, anytime you want or need to, like in the car. It's not hard. Good luck. ...Read more

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Could you tell me what are herbal remedies for bi-polar, depression, anxiety, insomnia, and panic attacks?

Could you tell me what are herbal remedies for bi-polar, depression, anxiety, insomnia, and panic attacks?

Way too extensive to: Answer whole question. I will focus on insomnia only. Hopefully, some other doctors will focus on some of the other conditions that you asked about. Melatonin, chamomile and valerian root are three often used options for sleep problems. ...Read more

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Does Hydroxyzine help with stress, anxiety, and panic attacks?

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Does Hydroxyzine help with stress, anxiety, and panic attacks?

Yes and also therapy: Yes this can help in the short run but some counseling around anxiety management would be best for long term treatment ...Read more

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Are there any self remedies for panic attacks?

Are there any self remedies for panic attacks?

Strategic relaxation: Often panic can be relieved if you relax into the feeling and just be assured that it will pass. It's uncomfortable but not dangerous. Sometimes it helps to also tap on the bony orbits under your eyes and breath slowly and steadily. It's also a good idea to pursue treatment with a therapist who specializes in treating panic. ...Read more

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What medicines are there for anxiety and panic disorder?

What medicines are there for anxiety and panic disorder?

Many: There is a wide range of medications commonly used for anxiety disorder and/or panic attacks. The list is long and it includes zoloft, paxil, wellbutrin, prozac, buspar, (buspirone) xanax, valium, klonopin, ativan, etc. Anxiety medications are carefully chosen and effects of meds are closely monitored by physicians, especially ones with high addictive nature. ...Read more

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Is there some advice to relieve panic attacks?

Is there some advice to relieve panic attacks?

An SSRI: Ssri's a class of antidepressants are also used to treat anxiety disorder. Xanax (alprazolam) a anxiolytic and other drugs in the benzodiazepine class can be used short term until the effective dose of ssri is achieved or as needed for breakthrough symptoms. Talk to your doctor. ...Read more

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Panic (Definition)

Panic is a psychological and somatic state of anxiety usually involving extreme fear, characterized by symptoms such as shortness of breath, rapid pounding heartbeat, sometimes dizziness or light-headedness, tunnel vision, a sense of unreality, and a feeling of needing to escape from ...Read more


Dr. Alan Ali
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Panic Attack (Definition)

A type of anxiety disorder in which someone has repeated attacks of intense fear that something bad will ...Read more