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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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Natural remedy to have a good night sleep im suffering with anxiety and panic attacks specially during night time when its time for me to sleep?

Natural remedy to have a good night sleep im suffering with anxiety and panic attacks specially during night time when its time for me to sleep?

Sleeping is so impor: Try easy remedies-like turning off your computer, video games and tv at least an hour before you sleep. Also do not eat two hours before you sleep. If you like read a book or try meditation. Also so not exercise close to bedtime. Hope some of these suggestions help you. All the best. ...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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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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What are the best treatment options for anxiety/panic attacks/depression and related issues?

What are the best treatment options for anxiety/panic attacks/depression and related issues?

Anxiety/depression: Anxiety attacks: avoid provocative stimulants - situations such as crowed room arguments, avoid intake of stimulants, engage in calming activities such as yoga are some examples of non drug therapy. Depression attacks: avoid being alone stay active, enroll in group activities with positive energy. The next route is prescription drug therapy with a psychiatrist. ...Read more

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Extreme sensitivity to repetitive noises like loud bass. Cant sleep with it even quiet. Panic attacks and anxiety feelings. Cause/diagnosis/treatment?

Extreme sensitivity to repetitive noises like loud bass. Cant sleep with it even quiet. Panic attacks and anxiety feelings. Cause/diagnosis/treatment?

Bodily reaction: Your may be responding in an exaggerated manner, but most people have a somewhat negative reaction to obnoxious bass sounds when they're wanting to sleep. Our bodies respond with a sympathetic nervous system reaction, which includes rapid heart beat and anxiety. Sleep in a quiet room or try earplugs. ...Read more

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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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Is there a natural medication that can be used for anxiety and panic attacks?

Anxiety: Natural supplements can be valerian, kava kava, st. John's sort, gaba. No natural remedy for panic attack. ...Read more

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What is the best natural medicine to take for anxiety and panic attacks?

Learning relaxation: Techniques is the best natural medication for anxiety and panic attacks combined with psychotherapy. Some people need medication as well. ...Read more

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Natural things that can control anxiety and panic attacks. Im not a fan of narcotics or anything addictive. Dr. Says its severe but i want natural?

Natural things that can control anxiety and panic attacks.  Im not a fan of narcotics or anything addictive.  Dr. Says its severe but i want natural?

Exposure therapy: There is a lot of validation for treatments that involve gradually increased exposure to the symptoms of panic coupled with relaxation training. Ssri meds are often prescribed for anxiety as well as for depression, but you can also learn how to manage, decrease, & sometimes completely eliminate the problem by working with a therapist who specializes in exposure-based therapy for panic. ...Read more

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I have meds for anxiety and panic attacks but I want to get rid of them. are there any natural ways to help? Certain vitamins or food?

I have meds for anxiety and panic attacks but I want to get rid of them. are there any natural ways to help? Certain vitamins or food?

Panic attacks can: be treated w/beahvioral medicine, e.g., psychotherapy, clinical hypnosis, (www.asch.net), biofeedback, and nutrition. Please do not make any medication changes w/out consulting your doctor. Then find a clinical psychologist who specializes in anxiety disorders. See www.relaxationresponse.org for some self-help too. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Number one treatment for anxiety/panic attack?

Treatment options.: I agree w dr. Krauser. The "go to" class of meds is selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (ssri's). It is important to be able to get control over your anxiety & panic - otherwise it will have control over you. Psychotherapy can be very effective. Cognitive behavioral therapy is often used for these problems. Learning deep breathing exercises is essential. Progressive muscle relaxation works. ...Read more

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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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I naturally suffer anxiety. Have all my life. Dr put me on klonopin (clonazepam). Quit working. Dr wont change med. Having severe panic attacks.? What do I do?

I naturally suffer anxiety. Have all my life. Dr put me on klonopin (clonazepam). Quit working. Dr wont change med. Having severe panic attacks.? What do I do?

Discuss: Discuss it with your physician as to why and it is always ok to get get a second opinion. Your first point of contact should be your physician. Communication is important. ...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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Looking for all natural treatment for panic attacks. Any suggestion on what works best?

Looking for all natural treatment for panic attacks. Any suggestion on what works best?

Yes: Cognitive behavioral therapy is effective for panic disorder and usually consists of 6 to 12 sessions with a psychologist. Mindfulness therapy and deep breathing/relaxation exercises are helpful for many people but less supported by experimental evidence. Aromatherapy (using a familiar, relaxing scent such as lavender) to calm a developing panic attack is promising and growing in popularity also ...Read more

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How low does blood sugar have to go to experience anxiety? I start feeling pretty bad in the 70's and have been having anxiety and panic attacks.

How low does blood sugar have to go to experience anxiety? I start feeling pretty bad in the 70's and have been having anxiety and panic attacks.

Hypoglycemia: Anxiety is a frequent symptom of hypoglycemia. 70 is the lowest threshold of what is considered the normal range of blood sugar. So, if you are feeling hypoglycemic at around 70, you may be sensitive to fluctuations in your blood sugar levels. Have an evaluation with your physician. Make sure to keep a quick release glucose product with you to help bring your sugars back into normal range quickly. ...Read more

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How can I treat horrible anxiety and panic attacks?

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 more

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How should one take care of anxiety and panic attacks?

Treat it: Anxiety is very treatable with psyhotherapy and or psychiatric medication. Seek a good psychiatrist and clinical psychologist. As always, rule out medical causes first. For basics on anxiety disorder see: http://cpancf.Com/anxietydisordersbasics.Asp. ...Read more

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)

Panic disorder is a type of anxiety disorder in which someone has repeated attacks of intense fear that something bad will occur when not expected. The person lives in fear that ...Read more