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What can I do to help my anxiety/depression hasn't been treated i feel pains that's not really there an so much more i don't have any insurance :(help?

What can I do to help my anxiety/depression hasn't been treated i feel pains that's not really there an so much more i don't have any insurance :(help?

Knowledge ; Practice: 1st learn more! see what is anxiety by anxiety disorders assn of bc http://bit.Ly/xueau5 everyone experiences anxiety at times. It prepares us 4 stressful ;/or dangerous situations. It may cause u 2 experience sensations u dislike (sweating, racing heart) but these won't hurt u ; won't last 4ever. 2nd try cbt -http://bit.Ly/xzbqnz; acthttp://bit.Ly/ztwlvz; mindfulness meditat http://bit.Ly/wdsdnu. ...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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I always feel as if I'm in flight mode. What can I do to help with my anxiety symptoms?

I always feel as if I'm in flight mode. What can I do to help with my anxiety symptoms?

Anxiety help: Patients with anxiety disorders may benefit from yoga, meditation, exercise, mindfulness practice. Give one a try! These have no side effects :) I see you're also taking Lexapro and abilify (aripiprazole). Talk with your doc about your ongoing symptoms. Perhaps an adjustment is called for in your med regimen, or talk therapy should be added or in increased in frequency. ...Read more

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What can I do to help my friend's social anxiety?

What can I do to help my friend's social anxiety?

Get informed & ask.: What a sensitive question! I suggest 1) learning more. Symptoms of social anxiety include physical (heart racing, sweating); intense awareness of physical symptoms; thoughts of embarrassing self/feeling ashamed; avoiding social situations. Symptoms interfere with daily functioning, ability to form relationships, etc. Watch: http://ow.ly/EXbBU ALSO 2) Ask your BF if they want your help & what kind! ...Read more

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What can I do to help me overcome my anxiety disorder?

What can I do to help me overcome my anxiety disorder?

Axniety disorder: Consider an anxiety disorder to just be another form of stress. The things you would do to relief stress--progressive muscular relaxation exercises, meditation, yoga, or sitting in silence regularly, will all help anxiety as well. If this approach doesn't work, then medications are available that work very well. ...Read more

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What can I do that will help me with my anxiety disorder?

What can I do that will help me with my anxiety disorder?

Cognitive ; Med.Txmt: Gad is generally treated with psychotherapy, medication, or both. Psychotherapy. Cognitive behavior therapy is especially useful for treating gad. It teaches a person different ways of thinking, behaving, and reacting to situations that help him or her feel less anxious and worried. Medication. May help treat gad. 2 types of medications are commonl antianxiety agents or antidepressants. ...Read more

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What should I do to help relieve stress and anxiety?

Time out for yoursel: No way to get rid of it but taking time for yourself and either meditate, do yoga or do physical exercise might be very helpful. ...Read more

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I have been fatigued for 2 months dr reduced Paxil (paroxetine) dose from 60mg to 40mg with one 20mg fluoxitene for 1 month anxiety and low moods stopped Prozac 20mg and went back to 60mg Paxil (paroxetine) dose. Wat do I do ?

I have been fatigued for 2 months dr reduced Paxil (paroxetine) dose from 60mg to 40mg with one 20mg  fluoxitene for 1 month anxiety and low moods stopped Prozac 20mg and went back to 60mg Paxil (paroxetine) dose. Wat do I do ?

Medications: It looks like you're also on seroquel and Klonopin as well as zopiclone -- all of which can increase fatigue. Plus on concerta? Your doctor may be trying to help your depression, and Prozac did not help as hoped. Perhaps the 2 of you need a serious talk about all your medications and their results -- not just Paxil (paroxetine) and prozac. If not seeing a psychiatrist, it's time for a consult. Best wishes. ...Read more

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My son is having major anxiety about the 'ending'. What can I do to help?.

My son is having major anxiety about the 'ending'. What can I do to help?.

What 'ending'?: Which "ending" are you referring to? Some people talk about the end of the mayan calendar in december, but i don't know if this is what you mean. If your son is having major anxiety about anything and you are unable to reassure him, please bring him to your primary care physician or pediatrician for evaluation. Referral to mental health professional may be helpful also -- families included. ...Read more

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I am having anxiety. What can I do to help resolve this or atleast calm down?

I am having anxiety.  What can I do to help resolve this or atleast calm down?

See your doctor.: Anxiety is actually fairly common but unfortunately under recognized and under treated. See your doctor for a full checkup to review your complete medical health first. Your doctor may then discuss stress management techniques, refer you for counseling, and consider medication. Don't let your anxiety go untreated. ...Read more

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