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What is the best way to cope with anxiety if you are going through perimenopause?
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In brief: Fix anxiety sources
Reduce stress, improve relations, prioritize, decrease demands, exercise, decrease caffeine/alcohol; pay attention to dietary selections, have a healthy sex life, stimulate your mind intellectually and where necessary, medications.
The drugs of choice? Serotinergic antidepressants(short term use or breakthrough symptoms), benzo diazepines(selectively). Attempt Buspar (buspirone) or low dose b-blockers helpful.

In brief: Fix anxiety sources
Reduce stress, improve relations, prioritize, decrease demands, exercise, decrease caffeine/alcohol; pay attention to dietary selections, have a healthy sex life, stimulate your mind intellectually and where necessary, medications.
The drugs of choice? Serotinergic antidepressants(short term use or breakthrough symptoms), benzo diazepines(selectively). Attempt Buspar (buspirone) or low dose b-blockers helpful.
Dr. Charles Meusburger
Dr. Charles Meusburger
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Dr. Helayne Merkin
Obstetrics & Gynecology
2 doctors agree
In brief: Healthy lifestyle
This is the time when many life changes are happening and healthy lifestyle plays a huge role.
Eating right, exercising, sleeping well, avoiding tobacco +alcohol will help you cope more easily.Taking up yoga or tai-chi may be a good stress reliever too. It may be a time that kids are leaving the nest for school or jobs and some women feel less needed. Finding rewarding work or volunteering may help.

In brief: Healthy lifestyle
This is the time when many life changes are happening and healthy lifestyle plays a huge role.
Eating right, exercising, sleeping well, avoiding tobacco +alcohol will help you cope more easily.Taking up yoga or tai-chi may be a good stress reliever too. It may be a time that kids are leaving the nest for school or jobs and some women feel less needed. Finding rewarding work or volunteering may help.
Dr. Helayne Merkin
Dr. Helayne Merkin
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