10 doctors weighed in:
Can you cure anxiety or panic disorder without taking prescribed pills?
10 doctors weighed in

Dr. Claude Sassoon
Clinical Psychology
8 doctors agree
In brief: Meds or no meds
If you wish you can treat anxiety or panic without medication.
Medication will only be necessary if your disorder is too severe to for you to benefit from cognitive-behavioral treatment (cbt). Cbt helps master physical skills like breathing, relaxation; thinking skills like not exaggerating outcomes, not overestimating probabilities; and behavioral skills like gradual exposure to situations.

In brief: Meds or no meds
If you wish you can treat anxiety or panic without medication.
Medication will only be necessary if your disorder is too severe to for you to benefit from cognitive-behavioral treatment (cbt). Cbt helps master physical skills like breathing, relaxation; thinking skills like not exaggerating outcomes, not overestimating probabilities; and behavioral skills like gradual exposure to situations.
Dr. Claude Sassoon
Dr. Claude Sassoon
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Dr. Mary David
Medications only treat the symptoms. They do not address the underlying problem.
Dr. Rudolf Brutoco
Pediatrics - Psychiatry
In brief: Possibly.
But if you're not successful enough without appropriate medication support, it would be imprudent not to use it.
Anxiety can be difficult to beat, so don't fight it "with one hand tied behind your back". Use all the resources available to you to achieve good mental health.

In brief: Possibly.
But if you're not successful enough without appropriate medication support, it would be imprudent not to use it.
Anxiety can be difficult to beat, so don't fight it "with one hand tied behind your back". Use all the resources available to you to achieve good mental health.
Dr. Rudolf Brutoco
Dr. Rudolf Brutoco
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