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Is there a way to live a normal life with OCD without taking a lot of medications?

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Dr. Maureen Nash
Psychiatry - Geriatric
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In brief: It is possible

Treatment for OCD revolves around taking back control of your thoughts and actions.
This can be done with psychotherapy and/or medications. The important thing is to get help from a trained professional.

In brief: It is possible

Treatment for OCD revolves around taking back control of your thoughts and actions.
This can be done with psychotherapy and/or medications. The important thing is to get help from a trained professional.
Dr. Maureen Nash
Dr. Maureen Nash
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Dr. Vikas Duvvuri
Psychiatry

In brief: Yes

Psychotherapy without medications can be effective for some with ocd.
However, others might need medications and therapy. Trying these out is the only way to know. Ultimately, your question is similar to asking is there a normal way to live with high blood pressure without medications.

In brief: Yes

Psychotherapy without medications can be effective for some with ocd.
However, others might need medications and therapy. Trying these out is the only way to know. Ultimately, your question is similar to asking is there a normal way to live with high blood pressure without medications.
Dr. Vikas Duvvuri
Dr. Vikas Duvvuri
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