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How can I control my anxiety?
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Dr. Susan Uhrich
Psychiatry
2 doctors agree
In brief: Learning process
Cbt or cognitive behavioral therapy can help you learn how to overcome your anxiety.
While learning, medications can also help.

In brief: Learning process
Cbt or cognitive behavioral therapy can help you learn how to overcome your anxiety.
While learning, medications can also help.
Dr. Susan Uhrich
Dr. Susan Uhrich
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Dr. Bob Stewart
Another tool for learning breathing and other aspects of relaxation is biofeedback. To find a certified biofeedback professional go to www.bcia.org or www.aapb.org.
Dr. Alan Ali
Psychiatry
In brief: Anxiety
Although cognitive therapy or medications help, combining the two has best prognosis.

In brief: Anxiety
Although cognitive therapy or medications help, combining the two has best prognosis.
Dr. Alan Ali
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Dr. Tracey Marks
Psychiatry
In brief: Meds or therapy
Depending on how much distress this is causing you, you could take medications such as zoloft (sertraline) or Prozac for anxiety.
However cognitive behavior therapy is also extremely effective for anxiety. It can also teach you coping skills that are longer lasting than the medication. You could start with self-help books on controlling anxiety and seek a therapist if the book is insufficient.

In brief: Meds or therapy
Depending on how much distress this is causing you, you could take medications such as zoloft (sertraline) or Prozac for anxiety.
However cognitive behavior therapy is also extremely effective for anxiety. It can also teach you coping skills that are longer lasting than the medication. You could start with self-help books on controlling anxiety and seek a therapist if the book is insufficient.
Dr. Tracey Marks
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