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Are there any natural remedies for anxiety that I wouldn't

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Are there any natural remedies for anxiety that I wouldn't need a prescription for?
Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: Mental Health
Expert:  Dr. Vikas replied 7 years ago.
Hello Kimba,

Saint John' Wort is a herbal supplement which has been tried in cases of mild depression and anxiety and you can find out more in the link given below.

What is St. John's wort?

You may find this link below also very useful.

Complementary and Alternative Medicines

But please note that there are not enough evidence to say that they are useful for treatment of anxiety and depression.

For treatment of anxiety disorders, if you don't want to go for medicine, another very good option is to go for psychotherapy such as Cognitive BehaviorTherapy which you may discuss with a clinical psychologist near you.


What is Cognitive Behavioural Therapy?


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