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How do I calm my anxiety naturally?

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Dr. Sahba Ferdowsi
General Practice
12 doctors agree

In brief: MINDFULNESS

Try reading on mindfulness as it is a very effective way to deal with anxiety without medication.

In brief: MINDFULNESS

Try reading on mindfulness as it is a very effective way to deal with anxiety without medication.
Dr. Sahba Ferdowsi
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Dr. Ana Adelstein
Clinical Psychology
10 doctors agree

In brief: Knowledge & Practice

1st learn more! see what is anxiety by anxiety disorders assn of bc http://bit.
Ly/xueau5 everyone experiences anxiety at times. It prepares us 4 stressful &/or dangerous situations. It may cause u 2 experience sensations u dislike (sweating, racing heart) but these won't hurt u & won't last 4ever. 2nd try cbt -http://bit.Ly/xzbqnz; acthttp://bit.Ly/ztwlvz; mindfulness meditat http://bit.Ly/wdsdnu.

In brief: Knowledge & Practice

1st learn more! see what is anxiety by anxiety disorders assn of bc http://bit.
Ly/xueau5 everyone experiences anxiety at times. It prepares us 4 stressful &/or dangerous situations. It may cause u 2 experience sensations u dislike (sweating, racing heart) but these won't hurt u & won't last 4ever. 2nd try cbt -http://bit.Ly/xzbqnz; acthttp://bit.Ly/ztwlvz; mindfulness meditat http://bit.Ly/wdsdnu.
Dr. Ana Adelstein
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Dr. Divyansu Patel
Psychiatry
10 doctors agree

In brief: Psychotherapy

There are several things you can do naturally.
You can do yoga or any kind of physical activity which will help release natural endorphin. You can try breathing techniques such as slowing down your breathing or tensing and relaxing your muscles. You should see a therapist to help decrease you therapy if you don't want medication.

In brief: Psychotherapy

There are several things you can do naturally.
You can do yoga or any kind of physical activity which will help release natural endorphin. You can try breathing techniques such as slowing down your breathing or tensing and relaxing your muscles. You should see a therapist to help decrease you therapy if you don't want medication.
Dr. Divyansu Patel
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Dr. Maritza Baez
Family Medicine
8 doctors agree

In brief: Stay active

Exercise is a great way to relieve stress.
Your body releases endorphins during exercise, which can help you feel calm. If you exercise 30 - 60 minutes a day, your stress levels can improve. When stressed, take 5 slow, deep breaths with your eyes closed, then roll your shoulders forward 5 times, then back 5 times. This will slow your heart rate and release tension in your neck and shoulders.

In brief: Stay active

Exercise is a great way to relieve stress.
Your body releases endorphins during exercise, which can help you feel calm. If you exercise 30 - 60 minutes a day, your stress levels can improve. When stressed, take 5 slow, deep breaths with your eyes closed, then roll your shoulders forward 5 times, then back 5 times. This will slow your heart rate and release tension in your neck and shoulders.
Dr. Maritza Baez
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Dr. Lawrence Rosen
Pediatrics
7 doctors agree

In brief: Yoga

Yoga is true mind-body medicine, "meditation in motion, " with excellent evidence to support easing anxiety naturally.

In brief: Yoga

Yoga is true mind-body medicine, "meditation in motion, " with excellent evidence to support easing anxiety naturally.
Dr. Lawrence Rosen
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Dr. Abby Irwin
Psychiatry
7 doctors agree

In brief: Therapy and exercise

Psychotherapy can unearth issues that are contributing to the anxiety.
And this understanding can have a more lasting effect in diminishing anxieties. Improve social networks and talking to solid friends can help. Additionally, a regular exercise regimen and natural, healthy mindful eating is wise. At night, drinking herbal teas with chamomile can help. Yoga and meditation on a regular basis too.

In brief: Therapy and exercise

Psychotherapy can unearth issues that are contributing to the anxiety.
And this understanding can have a more lasting effect in diminishing anxieties. Improve social networks and talking to solid friends can help. Additionally, a regular exercise regimen and natural, healthy mindful eating is wise. At night, drinking herbal teas with chamomile can help. Yoga and meditation on a regular basis too.
Dr. Abby Irwin
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Dr. Theodore Cole
Family Medicine
7 doctors agree

In brief: Find out why

Anxiety can be caused by many things, and the key is to find out which ones are the triggers.
Simple meditation can help, and counseling might be of benefit. Nutritional problems can be a cause, so an evaluation can be of help to determine any disruptions. Neurotransmitter therapy using the neuroresearch protocol is very effective. A simple otc agent is l-theanine, which causes no drowsiness.

In brief: Find out why

Anxiety can be caused by many things, and the key is to find out which ones are the triggers.
Simple meditation can help, and counseling might be of benefit. Nutritional problems can be a cause, so an evaluation can be of help to determine any disruptions. Neurotransmitter therapy using the neuroresearch protocol is very effective. A simple otc agent is l-theanine, which causes no drowsiness.
Dr. Theodore Cole
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry
6 doctors agree

In brief: Many ways

There a # of ways to address anxiety: cognitive behavioral therapy, behavior modification, individual psychotherapy, group psychotherapy, psychotropic medications, qi gong, tai chi, acupuncture, acupressure, homeopathy, yoga, exercise program or progressive muscle relaxation (to mention a few).
Passion flower, valerian & chamomile may help.*if you can find a quiet place - do so. Breath in slowly.

In brief: Many ways

There a # of ways to address anxiety: cognitive behavioral therapy, behavior modification, individual psychotherapy, group psychotherapy, psychotropic medications, qi gong, tai chi, acupuncture, acupressure, homeopathy, yoga, exercise program or progressive muscle relaxation (to mention a few).
Passion flower, valerian & chamomile may help.*if you can find a quiet place - do so. Breath in slowly.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
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& deeply through your nostrils. Fill your lungs with air (but not to the point of discomfort). Hold for a count of five then slowly begin to exhale through an open mouth. Repeat at least 12 times, longer if you need to. If you haven't been assessed for your anxiety - that would be prudent. Anxiety is no fun BUT it is treatable.
Dr. Maiysha Clairborne
Family Medicine
5 doctors agree

In brief: Many ways

There are many natural ways to calm anxiety.
Meditation is easy & can be done anywhere. You can download free meditations at meditationoasis.Com. Acupuncture is also great for anxiety. Hypnotherapy works for anxiety as well. You might also try chamomile tea or valerian tea at home. Consult your doctor before starting any over the counter medication.

In brief: Many ways

There are many natural ways to calm anxiety.
Meditation is easy & can be done anywhere. You can download free meditations at meditationoasis.Com. Acupuncture is also great for anxiety. Hypnotherapy works for anxiety as well. You might also try chamomile tea or valerian tea at home. Consult your doctor before starting any over the counter medication.
Dr. Maiysha Clairborne
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Dr. Arthur Ciaramicoli
Clinical Psychology
4 doctors agree

In brief: Anxiety

Aerobic exercise is one of the most reliable ways to combat anxiety.
Try to do 40 to 50 minutes in your target zone, a little breathy, 4 to 6 times a week. Also use the free anti anxiety app featured on the soundmindz.Org web site, full of articles, case examples, video's to help you lessen anxiety on a daily basis. My best.

In brief: Anxiety

Aerobic exercise is one of the most reliable ways to combat anxiety.
Try to do 40 to 50 minutes in your target zone, a little breathy, 4 to 6 times a week. Also use the free anti anxiety app featured on the soundmindz.Org web site, full of articles, case examples, video's to help you lessen anxiety on a daily basis. My best.
Dr. Arthur Ciaramicoli
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Dr. Charles Glassman
Internal Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: Anxiety & Depression

Although I am not a psychiatrist or psychologist, I have written extensively on this topic.
You would likely benefit from my free video series: www.Thecoachmd.Com; my book brain drain (on amazon); my pulse of life system (www.Charlesglassman; my facebook page - www.Facebook.Com/coachmd; my facebook group www.Facebook.Com/groups/drcharlescoachmd my youtube channel www.Youtube.Com/charlesglassmanmd.

In brief: Anxiety & Depression

Although I am not a psychiatrist or psychologist, I have written extensively on this topic.
You would likely benefit from my free video series: www.Thecoachmd.Com; my book brain drain (on amazon); my pulse of life system (www.Charlesglassman; my facebook page - www.Facebook.Com/coachmd; my facebook group www.Facebook.Com/groups/drcharlescoachmd my youtube channel www.Youtube.Com/charlesglassmanmd.
Dr. Charles Glassman
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1 doctor agrees

In brief: Try a few of these

Yoga (learn yoga breathing, which is calming); meditation, over a koan or just quieting your mind, 20 minutes two times a day, consistently; take walks or do aerobic exercises; cognitive behavioral therapy (cbt) which is considered the most effective short term intervention for anxiety; if you want to really understand your deeper causes of anxiety, try psychodynamic psychotherapy.

In brief: Try a few of these

Yoga (learn yoga breathing, which is calming); meditation, over a koan or just quieting your mind, 20 minutes two times a day, consistently; take walks or do aerobic exercises; cognitive behavioral therapy (cbt) which is considered the most effective short term intervention for anxiety; if you want to really understand your deeper causes of anxiety, try psychodynamic psychotherapy.
Dr. Christine Forest
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Dr. Andrew Berry
Clinical Psychology

In brief: Therapy?

Have you yet tried any form of psychotherapy? Typically, the optimal combination of things to treat emotional issues such as anxiety or depression is medication (which, on your best day, is supposed to take the edge off symptoms) but the real gruntwork takes place in psychotherapist's consulting room.

In brief: Therapy?

Have you yet tried any form of psychotherapy? Typically, the optimal combination of things to treat emotional issues such as anxiety or depression is medication (which, on your best day, is supposed to take the edge off symptoms) but the real gruntwork takes place in psychotherapist's consulting room.
Dr. Andrew Berry
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Dr. Gabriel Cline
Clinical Psychology

In brief: Grandma was right

Grandma's basic rules of mental health: - eat healthy food - avoid drugs and alcohol - get good sleep - exercise - be around people that love you - do something you care about

In brief: Grandma was right

Grandma's basic rules of mental health: - eat healthy food - avoid drugs and alcohol - get good sleep - exercise - be around people that love you - do something you care about
Dr. Gabriel Cline
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