The first line of treatment for anxiety is cognitive behavioral therapy, explains the Anxiety and Depression Association of America. Antidepressants, especially selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors, are great treatmen... More »

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Gamma-aminobutyric acid, or GABA, treats depression and anxiety by acting as a neurotransmitter. It blocks the transmission of impulses between nerve cells in the brain. Research shows that low levels of GABA lead to moo... More »

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Treatment for anxiety-related panic attacks includes cognitive behavior therapy and medication, according to the National Institute on Mental Health. Some patients do best with medication or therapy alone, while others d... More »

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Effective treatments for anxiety and depression include psychotherapy and medication therapy with drugs, such as serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors, selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors, benzodiazepines and ... More »

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Strategies to ease anxiety include listening to music; having a massage; practicing yoga, meditation, deep breathing or other relaxation techniques; or talking to a trusted friend, loved one or professional therapist, re... More »

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Some ways to relieve anxiety are a healthy diet, breathing exercises, fun and humor, communication and positive thinking, states the Anxiety and Depression Association of America. An important component of dealing with a... More »

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To locate and join anxiety support groups, use credible resources such as ADAA.org, a website administered by the Anxiety and Depression Association of America. As of 2015, the organization also shares mobile application... More »

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