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The drs said i have generalized anxiety disorder. I also have high cholesterol....on no medication. ?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry

In brief: GAD

Your high cholesterol level is not likely related to your anxiety disorder.
You may or may not need medication for anxiety. Options: Talking therapy ranks really high. Cognitive Behavioral therapy or psychotherapy can be effective. Aim for daily exercise, 8 hours of sleep per night & good nutrition w 5 servings of veggies & 4 of fruit per day. Try tai chi, yoga, Qi Gong, progressive muscle >

In brief: GAD

Your high cholesterol level is not likely related to your anxiety disorder.
You may or may not need medication for anxiety. Options: Talking therapy ranks really high. Cognitive Behavioral therapy or psychotherapy can be effective. Aim for daily exercise, 8 hours of sleep per night & good nutrition w 5 servings of veggies & 4 of fruit per day. Try tai chi, yoga, Qi Gong, progressive muscle >
Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
relaxation, deep breathing exercises & meditation. Don't isolate - spend time w friends & stay active.
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