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Dr. Arman Danielyan Dr. Danielyan
Pediatrics - Psychiatry
25 years in practice
Yerevan State Medical University
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Which treatment works the best and fastest for anxiety?

Which treatment works the best and fastest for anxiety?

Anxiety: Combination of medications and therapy works the best. Medication, including antidepressants and benzodiazepines, may offer a faster relief from symptoms, but you will need therapy to achieve longer term sustainable results. ...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


Dr. Bassam Amawi Dr. Amawi
Psychiatry
45 years in practice
University of South Florida College of Medicine
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Which is safer and which works best- Buspar (buspirone) or ativan for anxiety treatment? In someone with a heart condition which is safer?

Which is safer and which works best- Buspar (buspirone) or ativan for anxiety treatment? In someone with a heart condition which is safer?

Anxiety Tretment?: Ideally u should discuss this with u pcp and based on his finding , he can recommend to u what to take .In general Ativan can cause. More sedation and habit forming , but can work better and faster than buspar (buspirone). ...Read more

Dr. Jonathan Shedler Dr. Shedler
Clinical Psychology
10 years in practice
University of Michigan Medical School
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Could a2x anxiety remedy works, need reviews on a2x anxiety treatment and a2x anxiety treatment side effects?

Could a2x anxiety remedy works, need reviews on a2x anxiety treatment and a2x anxiety treatment side effects?

Psychotherapy: You would be far better off seeing a mental health professional, to gain some understanding of the cause(s) of your anxiety and how to overcome it. Anxiety is usually a symptom of an underlying emotional issue and can be addressed successfully with psychotherapy. Talk is often the best medicine. ...Read more

Dr. Michio Abe Dr. Abe
Internal Medicine
22 years in practice
George Washington University Medical School
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Best treatment for anxiety?

Best treatment for anxiety?

No best treatment: There are many ways to treat anxiety including psychotherapy, ssri's, buspirone, benzodiazepines, etc. Sometimes you may have underlying medical problems causing anxiety, which need to be addressed. There is no one best treatment for anxiety that works for everyone. Each patient is unique. One size doesn't fit all. ...Read more

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Dr. Mark Reynolds Dr. Reynolds
Psychiatry
29 years in practice
The Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine
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What's the best treatment for anxiety?

What's the best treatment for anxiety?

Anxiety: There is no "best" treatment for anxiety as there are many different types of anxiety including panic, social anxiety, worry, ocd, ptsd etc. Psychotherapy is an extremely important modality of care for anxiety, often this involves cognitive behavioral techniques, however this can also vary based on the diagnosis. Antidepressants, especially ssris and snris are frequently prescribed initially. ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler Dr. Fowler
Psychiatry
21 years in practice
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences F. Edward Hebert School of Medicine
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What is the best treatment for anxiety?

What is the best treatment for anxiety?

A patchwork quilt: Approach. You are more likely to be successful in dealing with your anxiety by using more that one type of treatment. There are a # of ways to address anxiety: cognitive behavioral therapy, behavior modification, individual psychotherapy, group psychotherapy, psychotropic medications, qi gong, tai chi, acupuncture, acupressure, homeopathy, meditation, yoga, exercise program or progressive muscle. ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler Dr. Fowler
Psychiatry
21 years in practice
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences F. Edward Hebert School of Medicine
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Best treatment for anxiety without medication?

Best treatment for anxiety without medication?

Some options: There are a # of ways to address anxiety: Cognitive behavioral therapy, behavior modification, individual psychotherapy, group psychotherapy, Qi Gong, Tai Chi, Acupuncture, Acupressure, Homeopathy, meditation, Yoga, exercise program or Progressive muscle relaxation. ...Read more

Brian Fishman Dr. Fishman
Emergency Medicine
5 years in practice
Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine
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What is the best treatment for health anxiety?

What is the best treatment for health anxiety?

Talk therapy & meds: Like any anxiety disorder, health anxiety or hypochondriasis should be followed by one's primary care doctor and perhaps a psychiatrist or psychologist. Regular physician visits, group therapy for support, and cognitive psychotherapy focusing on realistic beliefs about disease are all part of treatment. Associated mood disorders are best treated with antidepressant medications like ssri's. ...Read more

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Dr. Susan Uhrich Dr. Uhrich
Psychiatry
32 years in practice
Temple University School of Medicine
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Dr. Michael Lambert Dr. Lambert
Clinical Psychology
9 years in practice
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What do you suggest if my sister has anxiety disorder after she got an accident a month ago. what are best treatment for anxiety?

What do you suggest if my sister has anxiety disorder after she got an accident a month ago. what are best treatment for anxiety?

Anxiety from trauma: From severe stress and psychological trauma emerging from the accident, your sister might be experiencing Acute Stress Disorder (ASD). A very effective short-term treatment for ASD is trauma-focused cognitive behavior therapy (TFCBT). Typically, TFCBT requires fewer sessions than other therapies. A trained CFCBT practitioner should help her. Sometimes, medication with TFCBT is also important. ...Read more

Dr. Shariq Refai Dr. Refai
Psychiatry
9 years in practice
St. George's University School of Medicine
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I'm honestly at the end of my rope with anxiety issues and breathing issues which may or may not be related. What is the best treatment without meds.

I'm honestly at the end of my rope with  anxiety issues and breathing issues which may or may not be related. What is the best treatment without meds.

Behavioral mod.: Behavioral modification techniques help tremendously including deep breathing exercises and progressive relaxation. See a therapist who specializes in this. You can also use self help anxiety books you can find on amazon. There is help available if you ask for it. ...Read more

Dr. Pamela Pappas Dr. Pappas
Psychiatry
38 years in practice
Wake Forest University School of Medicine
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What is the best non-medicinal treatment for depression / anxiety?

What is the best non-medicinal treatment for depression / anxiety?

Depends on severity: Whether you'll need medicine for depression/anxiety depends on the severity of your symptoms. But you could certainly start with a good psychotherapist, because talk therapy (esp. Cbt) can provide excellent results. Also increasing exercise on your own, plus making sure you get consistent rest/sleep daily too. Classical homeopathy treatment with a trained practitioner is another possibility. ...Read more

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Dr. Pamela Pappas Dr. Pappas
Psychiatry
38 years in practice
Wake Forest University School of Medicine
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Best medications or treatment for phobias and anxiety?

Best medications or treatment for phobias and anxiety?

Phobias & anxiety: Psychotherapy is the mainstay of treatment for many kinds of anxiety, especially cognitive behavioral along with desensitization for phobias. Generalized anxiety d/o & ocd also benefit, but medications can be helpful also. Non-habit-forming ssri's are helpful here and with panic d/o -- cbt with that one as well. Sometimes temporarily, benzodiazepines can be used, but the goal is short-term only. ...Read more

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Dr. Bernard Seif Dr. Seif
Clinical Psychology
36 years in practice
University of Alberta Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry
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Am medical student anxiety and stress always was there in public and while studying or in exams what is best treatment with least side effects ?

Am medical student anxiety and stress always was there in public and while studying or in exams what is best treatment with least side effects ?

Mind Body medicine: Such as clinical hypnosis and self hypnosis training is safe and effective. I've used it many times for folks such as yourself. Mindfulness meditation (see jon kabat-zinn, etc.) is also very useful. Peace and good health. ...Read more

Dr. Armand Braun Dr. Braun
Psychiatry
35 years in practice
University of Medicine and Pharmacy 'Carol Davila'
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What is the best treatment for depression and anxiety? I feel like i want to disappear.

What is the best treatment for depression and anxiety? I feel like i want to disappear.

Start treatment: For prolonged depression (more than 4 weeks)- for many its months or longer with different degrees of symptoms there is the biological (medications) and therapy (reprograming). Treatment should be individualized and at times a . What's important is to realize..Its very treatable. You need to have a good partnership with your clinician(s) and be honest what helps and what does not (side effects). ...Read more

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Dr. Alok Patel Dr. Patel
Family Medicine
5 years in practice
Central University of the East School of Medicine (UCE)
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I have anxiety & depression what is the best Medicin & how long the treatment to be taken?

Many options: One of the best options to treat both is class of medication known as SSRI. You should speak to your primary care doctor or psychiatrist to get evaluated properly. Duration of treatment varies based on many factors. These medications have significant side effect, as such require monitoring during initial phase of starting drug. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler Dr. Fowler
Psychiatry
21 years in practice
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences F. Edward Hebert School of Medicine
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What is the best medicine for phobia and anxiety/depression treatment?

What is the best medicine for phobia and anxiety/depression treatment?

There is no one best: medication. It will depend on things like what you have responded to before, allergies, drug interactions etc. ...Read more

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Dr. Daryl Tanski Dr. Tanski
Psychiatry
years in practice
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What is the best treatment for anxiety disorder besides zoloft (sertraline)?

What is the best treatment for anxiety disorder besides zoloft (sertraline)?

Combination: Psychotherapy and medication are most effective in combination. Regarding antidepressants such as zoloft, (sertraline) there is no consistence that one is superior to another. Treatment must be individualized to ensure adequate relief. ...Read more

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Dr. Daryl Tanski Dr. Tanski
Psychiatry
years in practice
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What is the best treatment for add symptoms due to generalized anxiety disorder?

Maybe not ADD: Untreated anxiety can manifest as in attention therefore treating the anxiety with therapy and or medications can lead to improved attentional ability. ...Read more

Dr. Djamchid Lotfi Dr. Lotfi
Neurology
54 years in practice
University of London, St Bartholomew's Hospital Medical College
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Why does anxiety cause the realization and depersonalization? And what is the best treatment for severe anxiety and panic disorder? Thank you mike

Why does anxiety cause the realization and depersonalization?  And what is the best treatment for severe anxiety and panic disorder?   Thank you mike

Yes!: Severe anxiety can cause a wide variety of psychiatric symptoms if severe you should see a psychiatrist there are good anxiety drugs available (such as xanax (alprazolam) for panic attacks ). ...Read more

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