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Whats The Best Medication For Irrational Fears
Consult w psych, PCP: You should consult with a psychiatrist or your pcp to evaluate. What is best will depend on a variety of things, such as your overall health, other meds you take now, past history with different meds, when/how often you're flying, etc. In general, many people are prescribed xanax for flying because it is relatively short-acting. ...Read more
I would define fear as an insecure feeling, a feeling of impending doom! this is a sort of defense mechanism we developed that help us to survive. Fear helps us from falling "off the cliffs, " as we know the consequences; and help us survive. Children unknowingly, fall off, as ...Read more
Health pobia does no: go away quickly but it can be effectively treated. You need to see a mental health professional. Non-drug treatments include cognitive therapy. A book called "Hope and Help for your Nerves" by Claire Weekes is a good resource, as is www.relaxationresponse.org Peace and good health. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
OCD: Sounds like what you are talking about is obsessive compulsive disorder where you have irrational fears that disturb your ability to live your life. Try reading "Talking Back to OCD" or "Freedom From Obsessive Compulsive Disorder" and find a therapist who is experienced in treating this. Medicaltions help but are not always needed. ...Read more
Could you give me a list of medication that i can buy online to treat my fear of social situations and reluctance to enter them?
Exposure therapy: Find a therapist specializing in treating anxiety, especially helpful is exposure based therapy, where gradually, w/ the therapist's guidance, you repeatedly face the feared situations ; symptoms, along w/ relaxation techniques. Doing this over time, the physical sensations that accompany the panicky feeling will no longer become so overwhelming. Medication may help but not alone. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Get evaluated: You need to make an appointment with a psychiatrist to first get a thorough evaluation and then a diagnosis. Your fear of medication may be a symptom of an underlying anxiety disorder, fear of loss of control and dependence, and so on. It's fairly common, and sometimes, easy to treat. Sharing with a professional is the first step. Call for an appointment tomorrow. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes. : In my practice, i regularly treat patients with fears of flying. After a thorough evaluation, i may prescribe a medication like Alprazolam or clonazepam, which they can take an hour or so before flying. This calms them down enough to allow them to fly and become desensitized to the fears. Other types of exposure therapies are helpful, but this treatment regimen has worked well for my patients. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Psychotherapy : I would recommend psychotherapy. Ask your primary care physician for a referral to a reputable psychotherapist to help you with whatever bothers you. There's nothing that says you have to take medications, but I would strongly urge you to consider psychotherapy. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not really: You are setting up a situation for which there is no answer. In order to change, one must try something new. The first step is to get a thorough evaluation before worrying about the various treatment options. A complete evaluation by a psychiatrist will give you a diagnosis, explanations of what is going on, and treatment options. Call tomorrow and get an appointment. ...Read more
What can I do to reduce anxiety feelings/fears. I get more scared to sleep at night, i don't take medication. I seriously want to end this routine :(?
A mental health: Can diagnose the type of anxiety you are dealing with. He/she can also teach you some strategies to manage it w, ell, e.g., self-hypnosis, meditation, biofeedback etc. A self help book you and add in addition is the relaxation response by cardiologist herbert benson. Peace and good health. ...Read more
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