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How can I get treatment for my anxiety?
10 doctors weighed in

Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry
4 doctors agree
In brief: Start w a med
Eval. It may uncover underlying medical problems that need to be addressed.
Cognitive behavioral therapy can be quite effective. Psych meds may be indicated. Aim for daily exercise, 8 hours of sleep /night ; good nutrition w 5 servings of veggies ; 4 of fruit per day. Try tai chi, yoga, qi gong, progressive muscle relaxation, deep breathing exercises ; meditation. Take care.

In brief: Start w a med
Eval. It may uncover underlying medical problems that need to be addressed.
Cognitive behavioral therapy can be quite effective. Psych meds may be indicated. Aim for daily exercise, 8 hours of sleep /night ; good nutrition w 5 servings of veggies ; 4 of fruit per day. Try tai chi, yoga, qi gong, progressive muscle relaxation, deep breathing exercises ; meditation. Take care.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Dr. Alan Ali
Psychiatry
3 doctors agree
In brief: Anxiety
Consult a therapist for psychotherapy, and possibly referral to a psychiatrist for medication evaluation.

In brief: Anxiety
Consult a therapist for psychotherapy, and possibly referral to a psychiatrist for medication evaluation.
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali
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Dr. Robert Kravis
There are many forms and degrees of anxiety. A thorough evaluation by a mental health professional is needed to determine the nature and extent of your anxiety. Then an appropriate treatment plan can be made.
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