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Can there be any alternative treatment for anxiety and panic attacks?

10 doctors weighed in
Dr. Ana Adelstein
Clinical Psychology
6 doctors agree

In brief: Talk Therapy That...

Goes well beyond the line, "tell me how you feel about that.
" first, u really do need someone w/training & expertise in treatment of anxiety problems/disorders. It's vital 2understand what anxiety is, how it ticks & what specific things can help if anxiety starts interfering with ur ability 2function & w/ ur ability 2form/keep relationships. Great source of info here: http://www.Anxietybc.Org.

In brief: Talk Therapy That...

Goes well beyond the line, "tell me how you feel about that.
" first, u really do need someone w/training & expertise in treatment of anxiety problems/disorders. It's vital 2understand what anxiety is, how it ticks & what specific things can help if anxiety starts interfering with ur ability 2function & w/ ur ability 2form/keep relationships. Great source of info here: http://www.Anxietybc.Org.
Dr. Ana Adelstein
Dr. Ana Adelstein
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Dr. Leland Orlov
Clinical Psychology
5 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

There are a variety of alternative treatment approaches for anxiety & panic attacks; the first decision is deciding with whom to speak; there are a number of mental health professionals who utilize approaches such as relaxation techniques, breathing exercises; meditation, massage, journaling, biofeedback, hypnosis, &/or physical activities.
There are still other approaches, such as medication.

In brief: Yes

There are a variety of alternative treatment approaches for anxiety & panic attacks; the first decision is deciding with whom to speak; there are a number of mental health professionals who utilize approaches such as relaxation techniques, breathing exercises; meditation, massage, journaling, biofeedback, hypnosis, &/or physical activities.
There are still other approaches, such as medication.
Dr. Leland Orlov
Dr. Leland Orlov
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Dr. Randy Baker
Holistic Medicine
3 doctors agree

In brief: Tulsi, theanine, mag

Many supplements help anxiety, including herbs like tulsi (holy basil), valerian, passionflower & ashwagandha, Amino Acids like theanine & tryptophan, b vitamins, inositol & magnesium.
Also consider meditation, exercise, counseling, acupuncture & homeopathy. Make sure you get enough rest & a healthy diet.Consider eft (see eftuniverse.Com). A holistic doctor can help guide you in these treatments.

In brief: Tulsi, theanine, mag

Many supplements help anxiety, including herbs like tulsi (holy basil), valerian, passionflower & ashwagandha, Amino Acids like theanine & tryptophan, b vitamins, inositol & magnesium.
Also consider meditation, exercise, counseling, acupuncture & homeopathy. Make sure you get enough rest & a healthy diet.Consider eft (see eftuniverse.Com). A holistic doctor can help guide you in these treatments.
Dr. Randy Baker
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Dr. Pamela Pappas
Psychiatry
3 doctors agree

In brief: Many treatments

I agree with the options my colleagues have listed here.
There are also botanical medicines such as passion flower, lemon balm, and kava for anxiety (maybe not full panic attacks). Classical homeopathy and acupuncture are also effective when used by skilled practitioners. Mindfulness-based-stress reduction is can also help you learn to respond, rather than react, to situations & others.

In brief: Many treatments

I agree with the options my colleagues have listed here.
There are also botanical medicines such as passion flower, lemon balm, and kava for anxiety (maybe not full panic attacks). Classical homeopathy and acupuncture are also effective when used by skilled practitioners. Mindfulness-based-stress reduction is can also help you learn to respond, rather than react, to situations & others.
Dr. Pamela Pappas
Dr. Pamela Pappas
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